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

Nephroma occultum

 

 

This species name was not found in The Plant List

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Kidney Lichen, Cryptic Paw

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nephroma occultum: 9]

 

 

Popularity of Nephroma occultum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nephroma occultum (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 Nephroma occultum 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: 35]

 

Climate change (2), Air quality (1), Canopy lichens (1), Compensatory substitutions (1), Conservation biology (1), Cyanobacteria (1), Cyanolichens (1), Diversity (1), Forest conservation planning (1), Forest dynamics (1), Forest health monitoring' (1), functional guild (1), GIS (1), Inland temperate rainforest (1), ITS-rDNA (1), Landscape dynamics (1), Lichen (1), Lichen-forming fungi (1), lichens (1), Nephroma (1), Niche overlay analysis (1), North America (1), Nostoc (1), Old-growth (1), Ophiostomatales (1), Population biology (1), Population genetics (1), Predictive ecosystem mapping (1), Protected areas (1), Relative soil moisture (1), RNA secondary structure (1), Strand slippage (1), symbiosis (1), Thuja plicata (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 (94.70), medicinal (0.64), timber (0.58), fruit (0.47), poison (0.46), weed (0.35), starch (0.21), cereal (0.15), nutraceutical (0.15), grain legume (0.15)…..

 

[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]

 

Fedrowitz K, Kaasalainen U and Rikkinen J (2012) Geographic mosaic of symbiont selectivity in a genus of epiphytic cyanolichens. Ecology and Evolution 2, 2291-2303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.343

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nephroma occultum: 9; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Fedrowitz K, Kaasalainen U and Rikkinen J (2012) Geographic mosaic of symbiont selectivity in a genus of epiphytic cyanolichens. Ecology and Evolution 2, 2291-2303.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.343

Mullineux T and Hausner G (2009) Evolution of rDNA ITS1 and ITS2 sequences and RNA secondary structures within members of the fungal genera Grosmannia and Leptographium. Fungal Genetics and Biology 46, 855-867.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1087184509001467

Radies D, Coxson D, Johnson C and Konwicki K (2009) Predicting canopy macrolichen diversity and abundance within old-growth inland temperate rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 86-97.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709007063

Rose N-A and Burton PJ (2009) Using bioclimatic envelopes to identify temporal corridors in support of conservation planning in a changing climate. Forest Ecology and Management 258, Supplement, S64-S74.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709005192

Scheidegger C and Werth S (2009) Conservation strategies for lichens: insights from population biology. Fungal Biology Reviews 23, 55-66.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1749461309000232

Rikkinen J and Virtanen V (2008) Genetic diversity in cyanobacterial symbionts of thalloid bryophytes. J. Exp. Bot. 59, 1013-1021.  http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/59/5/1013

Geiser LH and Neitlich PN (2007) Air pollution and climate gradients in western Oregon and Washington indicated by epiphytic macrolichens. Environmental Pollution 145, 203-218.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749106002120

Sillett SC and Antoine ME (2004) Chapter 8 - Lichens and Bryophytes in Forest Canopies. In ‘Forest Canopies (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds Margaret DL and Rinker HB) pp. 151-174. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124575530500137

Wetmore CM (1980) A new species of Nephroma from North America. Bryologist. 83, 243-247.

 


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