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

Nephrolepis hirsutula

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nephrolepis hirsutula

 

This species has also been known as:

Nephrolepis hirsutula var. acuta, Nephrolepis hirsutula var. biserrata

 

Common names:

Scaly Swordfern

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nephrolepis hirsutula: 14]

 

 

Popularity of Nephrolepis hirsutula over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nephrolepis hirsutula (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 Nephrolepis hirsutula 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: 44]

 

Autonomous Region of Bougainville (2), Buin medicinal plant survey (2), Papua New Guinea (2), Siwai (2), amphibian species zonation - degree of waterlogging and standing water depth (1), Angiopteris (1), Ascension Island (1), Ascension spurge (1), better wetland management and challenges (1), biological reorganisation (1), changing wetland paradigm (1), divergence times (1), Drynaria (1), Endemic species (1), Euphorbia (1), evolutionary driving force (1), ferns and fern allies (1), floristics (1), Germination (1), grid-cell analysis (1), Herbivory (1), human cultural significance (1), Lomariopsidaceae (1), maximum entropy modelling (1), Mesopotamian wetland legacy - cultural and technological (1), molecular phylogenetics (1), Nephrolepidaceae (1), Pacific Ocean Islands (1), parsimony analysis of endemicity (1), plant biochemistry (1), Plant conservation (1), plant physiology (1), Platycerium (1), ramsar convention as standard-bearer (1), regionalization (1), Reproductive biology (1), sorus evolution (1), sound environmental management and world's natural resources (1), track analysis (1), wetlands in global environment (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]

 

medicinal (86.54), timber (1.64), fruit (1.30), poison (1.30), weed (0.99), starch (0.59), ornamental (0.43), cereal (0.42), nutraceutical (0.41), grain legume (0.41)…..

 

[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]

 

Maier W, McTaggart AR, Roux J and Wingfield MJ (2016) Phakopsora myrtacearum sp. nov., a newly described rust (Pucciniales) on eucalypts in eastern and southern Africa. Plant Pathology 65, 189-195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12406

Nitta JH, Meyer J-Y, Taputuarai R and Davis CC (2016) Life cycle matters: DNA barcoding reveals contrasting community structure between fern sporophytes and gametophytes. Ecological Monographs, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1246

Yahaya NH, Stech M, Zonneveld BJM and Hovenkamp PH (2016) What is Nephrolepis ‘bostoniensis’?: Unravelling the origin of Nephrolepis hybrids and cultivars with molecular data. Scientia Horticulturae 204, 153-160. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423816301662

Blackham GV, Webb EL and Corlett RT (2014) Natural regeneration in a degraded tropical peatland, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia: Implications for forest restoration. Forest Ecology and Management 324, 8-15. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112714001959

Kraichak E (2014) Microclimate Fluctuation Correlated with Beta Diversity of Epiphyllous Bryophyte Communities. Biotropica 46, 575-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12140

McTaggart AR, Geering ADW and Shivas RG (2014) Uredinopsis pteridis and Desmella aneimiae, the first rust fungi (Pucciniales) reported on ferns (Pteridophyta) in Australia. Australasian plant disease notes. 9, 149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13314-014-0149-7

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nephrolepis hirsutula: 14; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Waruruai J, Sipana B, Koch M, Barrows LR, Matainaho TK and Rai PP (2011) An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Siwai and Buin districts of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 564-577.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007239

Hennequin S, Hovenkamp P, Christenhusz MJM and Schneider H (2010) Phylogenetics and biogeography of Nephrolepis                                                             – a tale of old settlers and young tramps. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 164, 113-127.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01076.x

Smyth N, Waldren S and Kingston N (2010) 694. ABUTILON PITCAIRNENSE. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 27, 355-364.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8748.2010.01715.x

Gray A, Robinson PD and Stroud S (2009) Use of the Biological Flora framework in the United Kingdom Overseas Territories: Euphorbia origanoides L. Biological Conservation 142, 1754-1766.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320709001499

Maltby E (2009) The Changing Wetland Paradigm. In ‘The Wetlands Handbook’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 1-42. (Wiley-Blackwell). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444315813.ch1

RamÍRez-Barahona S, Torres-Miranda A, Palacios-RÍOs M and Luna-Vega I (2009) Historical biogeography of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: a perspective from ferns (Monilophyta) and lycopods (Lycophyta). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98, 775-786.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01331.x

Schuettpelz E and Pryer KM (2009) From the Cover: Evidence for a Cenozoic radiation of ferns in an angiosperm-dominated canopy. PNAS 106, 11200-11205.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/106/27/11200

Kingston N and Waldren S (2003) The Plant Communities and Environmental Gradients of Pitcairn Island: The Significance of Invasive Species and the Need for Conservation Management. Ann. Bot. 92, 31-40.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/92/1/31

(1996) Index of host plants. In ‘World Crop Pests’ (Ed.^(Eds E.E. Lindquist MWS and Bruin J) pp. 785-790. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572437996800558

U G (1996) 1.4.5 Secondary associations: Eriophyoid mites on ferns. In ‘World Crop Pests’ (Ed.^(Eds E.E. Lindquist MWS and Bruin J) pp. 227-230. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572437996800133

Sukumaran K and Kuttan R (1991) Screening of 11 ferns for cytotoxic and antitumor potential with special reference to Pityrogramma calomelanos. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 34, 93-96.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190194I

Paterson S (1982) Observations on ant associations with rainforest ferns in Borneo. Fern gazette., 4.

V R (1980) Cytology, Physiology, and Biochemistry of Germination of Fern Spores. In ‘International Review of Cytology’ (Ed.^(Eds G.H. Bourne JFD and Jeon KW) pp. 69-118. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0074769608618999

Smith CW and Yee RNS (1975) The effect of coconut milk on the germination and growth of spores of Nephrolepis hirsutula. American fern journal. 65, 1.

Waruruai J, Sipana B, Koch M, Barrows LR, Matainaho TK and Rai PP An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Siwai and Buin districts of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 564-577.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007239

 


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