Australian New Crops Info 2016
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nepeta glechoma

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nepeta glechoma

 

This species has also been known as:

Nepeta glechoma var. grandis, Nepeta glechoma var. hirsuta, Nepeta glechoma var. sinensis

 

Common names:

Ground-Ivy, Gill-Over-The-Ground, Creeping Charlie, Alehoof, Tunhoof, Catsfoot, Field Balm, Run-Away-Robin

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nepeta glechoma: 18]

 

 

Popularity of Nepeta glechoma over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nepeta glechoma (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 Nepeta glechoma 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: 56]

 

allelopathy (1), altitude (1), British Isles (1), chromosomes (1), climatic factors (1), Clonal plant (1), Complementary patchiness (1), Cost-benefit analysis (1), cross-pollination (1), defoliation (1), drought (1), Fitness-related traits (1), flowering time (1), flowers (1), frost (1), genotype-environment interaction (1), geographical distribution (1), Glechoma hederacea (1), Glechoma longituba (1), habitats (1), hedges (1), herbivores (1), history (1), inbreeding depression (1), interspecific hybridization (1), leaves (1), Light (1), literature reviews (1), Morphological plasticity (1), nutrient requirements (1), perennials (1), performance (1), phenology (1), plant anatomy (1), plant communities (1), plant diseases and disorders (1), plant height (1), plant morphology (1), plant pests (1), plant-water relations (1), predation (1), R/S ratio (1), seed dispersal (1), seed productivity (1), seed set (1), seedlings (1), self-pollination (1), self-sterility (1), sexual reproduction (1), shade (1), soil (1), soil fertility (1), Soil nutrients (1), topography (1), vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae (1), woodlands (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]

 

breeding (43.94), shade (43.42), boundary (7.19), medicinal (0.67), timber (0.61), fruit (0.49), poison (0.48), weed (0.37), ornamental (0.31), starch (0.22)…..

 

[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]

 

Fowler RE, Rotheray EL and Goulson D (2016) Floral abundance and resource quality influence pollinator choice. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9, 481-494. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/icad.12197

Fernie WT (2013) HERBAL SIMPLES. In ‘Herbal Simples (SECOND EDITION)’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 15-624. (Butterworth-Heinemann). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781483196800500086

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nepeta glechoma: 18; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Tobyn G, Denham A and Whitelegg M (2011) CHAPTER 18 - Glechoma hederacea, ground ivy. In ‘Medical Herbs’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 181-189. (Churchill Livingstone: Edinburgh). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780443103445000239

Owens SJ and Miller R (2009) Cross- and self-fertilization of plants – Darwin’s experiments and what we know now. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161, 357-395.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.01010.x

Liao M, Yu F, Song M, Zhang S, Zhang J and Dong M (2003) Plasticity in R/S ratio, morphology and fitness-related traits in response to reciprocal patchiness of light and nutrients in the stoloniferous herb, Glechoma longituba L. Acta Oecologica 24, 231-239.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X03001024

Hutchings MJ and Price EAC (1999) Glechoma hederacea L. (Nepeta glechoma Benth., N. hederacea (L.) Trev.). Journal of ecology. 87, 347-364.

Hunt T (1987) HORSES AND COURSES. Fr Stud Bull 7, 1-4.  http://fsb.oxfordjournals.org

Bowes BG (1963) The Structure and Development of the Vegetative Shoot Apex in Glechoma hederacea L. Ann. Bot. 27, 358-364.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/27/2/358

Godley EJ (1955) Breeding Systems in New Zealand Plants: I. Fuchsia. Ann. Bot. 19, 549-559.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/4/549

Miller JB (1934) Poisoning by Ground Ivy. Br Med J 1, 965-a-.  http://www.bmj.com

Little NC (1925) ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOKS OF PHYSICS. Science 62, 286-a-287.  http://www.sciencemag.org

Robertson C (1925) HONEY BEES AND PERFORATED FLOWERS. Science 62, 287-288.  http://www.sciencemag.org

Gladstone HS (1923) INDEX TO THE SUBSIDIARY DETAILS IN THE PLATES ILLUSTRATING JOHN GOULD’S ‘THE BIRDS OF GREAT BRITAIN,’ 1862-73, AS DESCRIBED BY HIM IN HIS ACCOMPANYING LETTER PRESS. Notes and Queries s13-I, 25-26.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Rev. P.J A (1923) Ecology and phenology of surrey mycetozoa. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 9, 58-77.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0007153623800110

Sydney R (1923) NOTES ON MRS. HUTCHINSON’S MANUSCRIPTS. Notes and Queries s13-I, 26-28.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

WILSON M, B.Sc, A.R. (1911) Plant Distribution in the Woods of North-East Kent PART I With Plates LXIV-LXVI and four Figures in the Text. Ann. Bot. os-25, 857-903.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org

Wilson MBSAR (1911) Plant Distribution in the Woods of North-East Kent PART I With Plates LXIV-LXVI and four Figures in the Text. Ann. Bot. os-25, 857-903.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org

(1907) Complete list of fungi gathered during the foray. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 3, 243-247.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0007153607800465

Willis JC and Burkill IH (1903) Flowers and Insects in Great Britain. PART III: Observations on the most Specialized flowers of the Clova Mountains. Ann. Bot. os-17, 539-570.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org

Copeland EB (1902) The Mechanism of Stomata. Ann. Bot. os-16, 327-364.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org

Et Audax C (1882) ROOD-LOFTS. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-e-542.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Fowke FR (1882) MASHER. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-b-.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

G. F. R B (1882) MASHER. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-d-.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

G. F. R. B. (1882) MASHER. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-d-.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Marshall J (1882) MASHER. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-c-.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Sigma (1882) COL. JOHN ERSKINE. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 541-a-.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Swithin (1882) A QUERY AS TO NAMES. Notes and Queries s6-VI, 540-b-541.  http://nq.oxfordjournals.org

Tobyn G, Denham A and Whitelegg M CHAPTER 18 - Glechoma hederacea, ground ivy. In ‘Medical Herbs’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 181-189. (Churchill Livingstone: Edinburgh). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780443103445000239

 


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