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

Nephrolepis multiflora

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nephrolepis multiflora

 

This species has also been known as:

Davallia multiflora

 

Common names:

Asian Swordfern, Sword Fern

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nephrolepis multiflora: 12]

 

 

Popularity of Nephrolepis multiflora over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nephrolepis multiflora (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 multiflora 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: 62]

 

pteridophytes (3), Endemism (2), Epiphyte-quotient (2), Floristic affinity (2), invasive species (2), Late Quaternary climate change (2), Neo-wallace line (2), Paleotropics (2), Phytochemistry (2), Secondary metabolites (2), Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata (1), biodiversity (1), Colombia (1), deforestation (1), disturbance (1), endemic plants (1), epiphytes (1), fire ecology (1), Florida (1), floristics (1), gametogenesis (1), island biology (1), lectotypification (1), litter depth (1), lowland rainforest (1), management (1), Metrosideros polymorpha (1), Nephrolepis (1), Nephrolepis biserrata (1), Nephrolepis cordifolia (1), Nephrolepis exaltata (1), nephrolepis multiflora (1), nephrolepis occidentalis (1), nephrolepis pendula (1), nephrolepis xaveryi (1), New forests (1), Novel ecosystems (1), pasture (1), phylogeny (1), plant development (1), plant morphology (1), Plantations (1), rare plant conservation (1), Recruitment (1), restoration (1), spore germination (1), sprouting (1), Succession (1), taxonomy (1), tropical forest (1), typification (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 (56.54), pesticide (24.21), ornamental (6.14), grain legume (3.12), timber (1.19), medicinal (1.16), fruit (0.95), poison (0.94), weed (0.71), starch (0.43)…..

 

[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]

 

Mithraja MJ, Antonisamy JM, Mahesh M, Paul ZM and Jeeva S (2012) Chemical diversity analysis on some selected medicinally important pteridophytes of Western Ghats, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S34-S39. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112601269

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nephrolepis multiflora: 12; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Mithraja MJ, Antonisamy JM, Mahesh M, Paul ZM and Jeeva S (2012) Chemical diversity analysis on some selected medicinally important pteridophytes of Western Ghats, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S34-S39.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112601269

Ainsworth A and Kauffman JB (2010) Interactions of Fire and Nonnative Species Across an Elevation/Plant Community Gradient in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Biotropica 42, 647-655.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00636.x

Christenhusz MJM (2009) Index Pteridophytorum Guadalupensium or a revised checklist to the ferns and club mosses of Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161, 213-277.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.01005.x

Hsu R and Wolf JHD (2009) Diversity and phytogeography of vascular epiphytes in a tropical–subtropical transition island, Taiwan. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 204, 612-627.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725300900022X

Hsu R and Wolf JHD (2009) Diversity and phytogeography of vascular epiphytes in a tropical–subtropical transition island, Taiwan. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 204, 612-627.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725300900022X

Wendelberger KS and Maschinski J (2009) Linking Geographical Information Systems and Observational and Experimental Studies to Determine Optimal Seedling Microsites of an Endangered Plant in a Subtropical Urban Fire-Adapted Ecosystem. Restoration Ecology 17, 845-853.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2008.00422.x

Mascaro J, Becklund KK, Hughes RF and Schnitzer SA (2008) Limited native plant regeneration in novel, exotic-dominated forests on Hawai’i. Forest Ecology and Management 256, 593-606.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112708003988

(2007) Notes and Abstracts. Ecological Rest. 25, 129-157.  http://er.uwpress.org

Hietz-Seifert U, Hietz P and Guevara S (1996) Epiphyte vegetation and diversity on remnant trees after forest clearance in southern Veracruz, Mexico. Biological Conservation 75, 103-111.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320795000712

Kirk DA and Racey PA (1992) Effects of the introduced black-naped hare Lepus nigricollis nigricollis on the vegetation of Cousin Islaad, Seychelles and possible implications for avifauna. Biological Conservation 61, 171-179.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320792911137

Nauman CE (1989) Gametophyte development and morphology in seven neotropical taxa of Nephrolepis Schott. Phytomorphology. 39, 29-39.

Stoddart DR, Cowx D, Peet C and Wilson JR (1982) Tortoises and tourists in the Western Indian ocean: The curieuse experiment. Biological Conservation 24, 67-80.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320782900477

Mithraja MJ, Antonisamy JM, Mahesh M, Paul ZM and Jeeva S Chemical diversity analysis on some selected medicinally important pteridophytes of Western Ghats, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S34-S39.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112601269

 


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