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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nectandra hihua



This species is usually known as:

Nectandra hihua


This species has also been known as:

Laurus hihua, Nectandra albiflora, Nectandra antillana, Nectandra bredemeyeriana, Nectandra glabrescens, Nectandra guanaiensis, Nectandra leucantha var. attenuata, Nectandra leucantha var. guianensis, Nectandra leucantha var. peruviana, Nectandra maranonensis, Nectandra megaphylla, Nectandra schomburgkii, Nectandra tessmannii, Sassafridium macrophyllum


Common names:




Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nectandra hihua: 1]



Popularity of Nectandra hihua over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nectandra hihua (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 Nectandra hihua 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]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 5]


Angiosperms (1), Antimycobacterial agents (1), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (1), Pharmacognosy (1), plant extracts (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]


Insufficient data to carry out a crop use/product analysis




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]


Villaseņor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. //

Saraiva ME, Ulisses AVRdA, Ribeiro DA, Oliveira LGSd, Macędo DGd, Sousa FdFSd, Menezes IRAd, Sampaio EVdSB and Souza MMdA (2015) Plant species as a therapeutic resource in areas of the savanna in the state of Pernambuco, Northeast Brazil. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 171, 141-153. //



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nectandra hihua: 1; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Graham JG, Pendland SL, Prause JL, Danzinger LH, Schunke Vigo J, Cabieses F and Farnsworth NR (2003) Antimycobacterial evaluation of Peruvian plants. Phytomedicine 10, 528-535.


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service;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; Wiley Online Library; High Wire; Oxford Journals; USDA National Agricultural Library; for synonyms: The Plant List; for common names:; etc.

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