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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Neolitsea cassia

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Cinnamomum cassia

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Smooth Barbed Bollygum, Grey Bollywood

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Neolitsea cassia: 13]

 

 

Popularity of Neolitsea cassia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Neolitsea cassia (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 Neolitsea cassia 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: 86]

 

Biodiesel (4), Neolitsea (3), Alternative fuels (2), Cetane number (2), forest litter (2), forest soils (2), forest trees (2), India (2), Internet resource (2), leaves (2), mineralization (2), Myrica (2), Myrica esculenta (2), Neolitsea cassia (2), nitrogen (2), Petroleum fuel (2), phosphorus (2), Rhododendron arboreum (2), species differences (2), Transesterification (2), Triglycerides (2), broadleaved evergreen forests (1), Buried seed (1), chemical constituents of plants (1), Clidemia hirta (1), correlation (1), degradation (1), density (1), Dicranopteris linearis (1), Dipterocarps (1), Disturbance (1), dominant trees (1), Ester composition (1), Fatty acid (1), Fatty acid methyl ester (1), Fire (1), forest canopy (1), forest ecosystems (1), losses from soil (1), montane forests (1), Natural regeneration (1), Neural network (1), Non-traditional seed oil (1), nutrient availability (1), nutrients (1), plant extracts (1), Plantation (1), Plantations (1), Rain forest (1), Restoration (1), Secondary forest (1), Selective logging (1), Shorea spp. (1), soil nutrient dynamics (1), soil nutrients (1), soil pH (1), soil temperature (1), spatial distribution (1), Sri Lanka (1), subtropics (1), Swidden (1), Tea cultivation (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]

 

biofuel (94.67), vegetable (2.13), starch (0.39), timber (0.34), fruit (0.27), poison (0.27), weed (0.20), ornamental (0.17), sweetener (0.13), nut (0.11)…..

 

[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]

 

Das AA, John R and Anand M (2017) Does structural connectivity influence tree species distributions and abundance in a naturally discontinuous tropical forest formation? Journal of Vegetation Science 28, 7-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12474

Petersen G, Seberg O, Cuenca A, Stevenson DW, Thadeo M, Davis JI, Graham S and Ross TG (2016) Phylogeny of the Alismatales (Monocotyledons) and the relationship of Acorus (Acorales?). Cladistics 32, 141-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12120

Patel NK and Shah SN (2015) 11 - Biodiesel from Plant Oils A2 - Ahuja, Satinder. In ‘Food, Energy, and Water’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 277-307. (Elsevier: Boston). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002117000119

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Savolainen V, Williamson EM, Forest F, Wagstaff SJ, Baral SR, Watson MF, Pendry CA and Hawkins JA (2012) Phylogenies reveal predictive power of traditional medicine in bioprospecting. PNAS 109, 15835-15840. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/39/15835

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Neolitsea cassia: 13; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Savolainen V, Williamson EM, Forest F, Wagstaff SJ, Baral SR, Watson MF, Pendry CA and Hawkins JA (2012) Phylogenies reveal predictive power of traditional medicine in bioprospecting. PNAS 109, 15835-15840.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/39/15835

Singh SP and Singh D (2010) Biodiesel production through the use of different sources and characterization of oils and their esters as the substitute of diesel: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 14, 200-216.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032109001695

Gopinath A, Puhan S and Nagarajan G (2009) Relating the cetane number of biodiesel fuels to their fatty acid composition: A critical study. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 223, 565-583.  http://pid.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/223/4/565

Kamei J, Barik SK and Pandey HN (2009) Interspecific variation in leaf litter production, decomposition, and nitrogen and phosphorus loss from decomposing leaves in a humid subtropical forest ecosystem of northeastern India. Canadian journal of forest research. 39, 1797–1805.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/X09-104

Kamei J, Pandey HN and Barik SK (2009) Tree species distribution and its impact on soil properties, and nitrogen and phosphorus mineralization in a humid subtropical forest ecosystem of northeastern India. Canadian journal of forest research. 39, 36-47.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/X08-151

Shibayama T, Ashton MS, Singhakumara B, Griscom HP, Ediriweera S and Griscom BW (2006) Effects of fire on the recruitment of rain forest vegetation beneath Pinus caribaea plantations, Sri Lanka. Forest Ecology and Management 226, 357-363.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112706000259

Mohibbe Azam M, Waris A and Nahar NM (2005) Prospects and potential of fatty acid methyl esters of some non-traditional seed oils for use as biodiesel in India. Biomass and Bioenergy 29, 293-302.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0961953405000747

Ashton MS, Gunatilleke CVS, Singhakumara BMP and Gunatilleke IAUN (2001) Restoration pathways for rain forest in southwest Sri Lanka: a review of concepts and models. Forest Ecology and Management 154, 409-430.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112701005126

Wimalasiri KMS and Kumar NS (1995) A water-soluble polysaccharide from the leaves of Litsea gardneri (Lauraceae). Carbohydrate Polymers 26, 19-23.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0144861795988296

Bengtsson S and Åman P (1990) Isolation and chemical characterization of water-soluble arabinoxylans in rye grain. Carbohydrate Polymers 12, 267-277.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0144861790900684

Herath HMTB, Kumar NS and Wimalasiri KMS (1990) Structural studies of an arabinoxylan isolated from Litsea glutinosa (Lauraceae). Carbohydrate Research 198, 343-351.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000862159084304D

De Silva SSM, Kumar NS and Aman P (1986) Structural studies of an arabinoxylan isolated from the leaves of Neolitsea cassia. Carbohydrate research., 152.

de Silva SSM, Kumar NS and Åman P (1986) Structural studies of an arabinoxylan isolated from the leaves of neolitsea cassia. Carbohydrate Research 152, 229-236.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008621500903021

Piloto-RodrÍguez Rn, SÁnchez-Borroto Y, Lapuerta M, Goyos-PÉrez L and Verhelst S Prediction of the cetane number of biodiesel using artificial neural networks and multiple linear regression. Energy Conversion and Management 65, 255-261.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196890412003093

Singh SP and Singh D Biodiesel production through the use of different sources and characterization of oils and their esters as the substitute of diesel: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 14, 200-216.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032109001695

 


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