Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Neckeropsis disticha

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Neckeropsis disticha

 

This species has also been known as:

Neckera brunnea, Neckera disticha, Neckera extans, Neckera microtheca, Neckera occidentalis, Neckera pabstiana, Neckera subdisticha, Pilotrichum truncatum

 

Common names:

Neckeropsis Moss

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Neckeropsis disticha: 5]

 

 

Popularity of Neckeropsis disticha over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Neckeropsis disticha (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Neckeropsis disticha as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 12]

 

bryophyte ecology (1), bryophyte richness (1), conservation (1), edge effects (1), fertility (1), habitat fragmentation (1), introduced species (1), landscape (1), microhabitats (1), novel forests (1), occupancy patterns (1), tropical forests (1)

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

ornamental (94.70), medicinal (0.64), timber (0.58), fruit (0.47), poison (0.46), weed (0.35), starch (0.21), cereal (0.15), nutraceutical (0.15), grain legume (0.15)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Pérez ME, Sastre-De Jesús I, Lugo AE and Abelleira Martínez OJ (2012) Bryophyte Species Diversity in Secondary Forests Dominated by the Introduced Species Spathodea campanulata Beauv. in Puerto Rico. Biotropica, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00879.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Neckeropsis disticha: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Pérez ME, Sastre-De Jesús I, Lugo AE and Abelleira Martínez OJ (2012) Bryophyte Species Diversity in Secondary Forests Dominated by the Introduced Species Spathodea campanulata Beauv. in Puerto Rico. Biotropica, n/a-n/a.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00879.x

Alvarenga LDP, Pôrto KC and Silva MPP (2009) Relations Between Regional–Local Habitat Loss and Metapopulation Properties of Epiphyllous Bryophytes in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Biotropica 41, 682-691.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00532.x

Goffinet B, Cox CJ, Shaw AJ and Hedderson TAJ (2001) The Bryophyta (Mosses): Systematic and Evolutionary Inferences from an rps4 Gene (cpDNA) Phylogeny. Ann. Bot. 87, 191-208.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/87/2/191

Goffinet B, Cox CJ, Shaw AJ and Hedderson TAJ (2001) The Bryophyta (Mosses): Systematic and Evolutionary Inferences from an rps4 Gene (cpDNA) Phylogeny. Ann. Bot. 87, 191-208.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/87/2/191

Onianwa PC and Egunyomi A (1983) Trace metal levels in some Nigerian mosses used as indicators of atmospheric pollution. Environmental Pollution Series B, Chemical and Physical 5, 71-81.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0143148X83900514

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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