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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nectandra membranacea

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nectandra membranacea

 

This species has also been known as:

Nectandra membranacea subsp. cuspidata, Nectandra membranacea var. falcifolia, Nectandra membranacea f. floribunda, Nectandra membranacea var. saligna

 

Common names:

Sweetwood

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nectandra membranacea: 16]

 

 

Popularity of Nectandra membranacea over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nectandra membranacea (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 membranacea 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: 114]

 

Community assembly (2), Correlograms (2), Earthworms (2), Ecuador (2), Forested landscapes (2), Gallery forest (2), Mantel test (2), modern pollen rain (2), montane forest (2), Novel forests (2), principal component analysis (PCA) (2), Screening trial (2), Secondary forests (2), Shade coffee (2), Soil fauna (2), Spatial distribution (2), Tobacco landscapes (2), Tropical forests (2), upper timberline (2), Variograms (2), wind dispersal (2), Acacia (1), Agroforestry (1), architecture des arbres (1), Atlantic forest (1), Biodiversity (1), Biological activity (1), Bird (1), Bulnesol (1), Canopy structure (1), Caribbean lowlands (1), Dispersal (1), Diversity (1), Ecological niches (1), Enantioselectivity (1), Enrichment planting (1), Essential oil composition (1), Fertilization (1), fragmentation (1), Frugivores (1), Fruit (1), Germacrene-D (1), Gmelina (1), Humic Andosol (1), Humid tropics (1), Hydrandept (1), Hydrologic cycle (1), Interception (1), Kaurene (1), Land use (1), landscape structure and change (1), Lauraceae (1), Native hardwoods (1), Natural products (1), Neotropic (1), Neotropics (1), Ocotea floribunda (1), Ocotea holdridgeana (1), Ocotea meziana (1), Ocotea new species “los llanos” (1), Ocotea new species “small leaf” (1), Ocotea sinuata (1), Ocotea tonduzii (1), Ocotea valeriana (1), Ocotea veraguensis (1), Ocotea whitei (1), páramo (1), páramo (1), Rain gauge (1), Reforestation (1), Resource tracking (1), Restoration (1), richesse spécifique (1), Silviculture (1), Site interaction (1), Spatial variability (1), species richness (1), structure et dynamique du paysage (1), Synthetic methods (1), Temporal variation (1), temps de latence (1), Terminalia (1), Terpenoids (1), time lag (1), trans-β-Ocimene (1), tree architecture (1), Tropical plantation (1), Tropical trees (1), Understory regeneration (1), Vochysia (1), α-Pinene (1), β-Caryophyllene (1), β-Pinene (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 (62.53), fruit (5.20), fuelwood (4.30), timber (3.99), medicinal (3.21), poison (2.33), shade (2.00), weed (1.77), soil amelioration (1.62), starch (1.06)…..

 

[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]

 

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Sattler D, Murray LT, Kirchner A and Lindner A (2014) Influence of soil and topography on aboveground biomass accumulation and carbon stocks of afforested pastures in South East Brazil. Ecological Engineering 73, 126-131. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857414004005

(2013) N A2 - Grandtner, M.M. In ‘Dictionary of South American Trees’ (Ed.^(Eds Chevrette J) pp. 441-450. (Academic Press: San Diego). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123964908000148

Kartzinel TR, Trapnell DW and Shefferson RP (2013) Critical importance of large native trees for conservation of a rare Neotropical epiphyte. Journal of Ecology 101, 1429-1438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12145

Álvarez Ruiz M and Lugo AE (2012) Landscape effects on structure and species composition of tabonuco forests in Puerto Rico: Implications for conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 266, 138-147. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711006670

Hasui E, Ramos FN, Tamashiro JY and Silva WR (2012) Non-sequential fruit tracking by birds along an altitudinal gradient. Acta Oecologica 45, 66-78. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X12001336

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nectandra membranacea: 16; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Álvarez Ruiz M and Lugo AE (2012) Landscape effects on structure and species composition of tabonuco forests in Puerto Rico: Implications for conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 266, 138-147.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711006670

(2011) Author Index. Toxicology Letters 205, Supplement, I-XXXVIII.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427411014135

Arnobio A, Moreno SRF and Caldas LQA (2011) Evaluation of the genotoxicity potential of a Nectandra membranacea extract employing in vitro micronucleous test with metabolic activation. Toxicology Letters 205, Supplement, S173.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427411008010

Jiménez J-J, Decaëns T, Amézquita E, Rao I, Thomas RJ and Lavelle P (2011) Short-range spatial variability of soil physico-chemical variables related to earthworm clustering in a neotropical gallery forest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43, 1071-1080.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071711000678

Niemann H, Brunschön C and Behling H (2010) Vegetation/modern pollen rain relationship along an altitudinal transect between 1920 and 3185 m a.s.l. in the Podocarpus National Park region, southeastern Ecuadorian Andes. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 159, 69-80.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666709002036

Barrero AF, Herrador MM, Arteaga P and Catalán JV (2009) Ilicic Acid as a Natural Quiron for the Efficient Preparation of Bioactive α- and β-Eudesmol. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2009, 3589-3594.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.200900438

Wullaert H, Pohlert T, Boy J, Valarezo C and Wilcke W (2009) Spatial throughfall heterogeneity in a montane rain forest in Ecuador: Extent, temporal stability and drivers. Journal of Hydrology 377, 71-79.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169409004831

Butler R, Montagnini F and Arroyo P (2008) Woody understory plant diversity in pure and mixed native tree plantations at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. Forest Ecology and Management 255, 2251-2263.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112708000133

Moreno SR, Arnobio A, et al. (2007) The ingestion of a Nectandra membranacea extract changes the bioavailability of technetium-99m radiobiocomplex in rat organs. Biol Res 40, 131-5.

Takaku S, Haber WA and Setzer WN (2007) Leaf essential oil composition of 10 species of Ocotea (Lauraceae) from Monteverde, Costa Rica. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 35, 525-532.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197807000312

Davidson R, Gagnon D, Mauffette Y and Hernandez H (1998) Early survival, growth and foliar nutrients in native Ecuadorian trees planted on degraded volcanic soil. Forest Ecology and Management 105, 1-19.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112797002958

Haggar JP, Briscoe CB and Butterfield RP (1998) Native species: a resource for the diversification of forestry production in the lowland humid tropics. Forest Ecology and Management 106, 195-203.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112797003113

Jean PM (1998) Changements de la structure du paysage et richesse spécifique des fragments forestiers dans le sud-est du Brésil. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences - Series III - Sciences de la Vie 321, 319-333.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0764446998800589

Rebecca P B (1996) Early species selection for tropical reforestation: A consideration of stability. Forest Ecology and Management 81, 161-168.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378112795036490

Rebecca P B (1995) Promoting biodiversity: advances in evaluating native species for reforestation. Forest Ecology and Management 75, 111-121.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037811279503535I

Odum HT, Copeland BJ and Brown RZ (1963) DIRECT AND OPTICAL ASSAY OF LEAF MASS OF THE LOWER MONTANE RAIN FOREST OF PUERTO RICO. PNAS 49, 429-434.  http://www.pnas.org

Author Index. Toxicology Letters 205, Supplement, I-XXXVIII.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427411014135

Álvarez Ruiz M and Lugo AE Landscape effects on structure and species composition of tabonuco forests in Puerto Rico: Implications for conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 266, 138-147.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711006670

Arnobio A, Moreno SRF and Caldas LQA Evaluation of the genotoxicity potential of a Nectandra membranacea extract employing in vitro micronucleous test with metabolic activation. Toxicology Letters 205, Supplement, S173.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427411008010

Hasui E, Ramos FN, Tamashiro JY and Silva WR Non-sequential fruit tracking by birds along an altitudinal gradient. Acta Oecologica 45, 66-78.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X12001336

JimÉnez J-J, Decaëns T, AmÉzquita E, Rao I, Thomas RJ and Lavelle P Short-range spatial variability of soil physico-chemical variables related to earthworm clustering in a neotropical gallery forest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43, 1071-1080.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071711000678

Niemann H, BrunschÖn C and Behling H Vegetation/modern pollen rain relationship along an altitudinal transect between 1920 and 3185 m a.s.l. in the Podocarpus National Park region, southeastern Ecuadorian Andes. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 159, 69-80.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666709002036

 


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