Australian New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Neptunia dimorphantha

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Neptunia dimorphantha

 

This species has also been known as:

Neptunia dimorphantha var. clementii

 

Common names:

Sensitive Plant

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Neptunia dimorphantha: 5]

 

 

Popularity of Neptunia dimorphantha over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Neptunia dimorphantha (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 Neptunia dimorphantha 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: 27]

 

Biological control of weeds (4), Woody weed (3), Aquatic weed (2), host range (2), Invasive plants (2), Legume (2), Australia (1), Caesalpinioideae (1), Classical biological control (1), Coelocephalapion pigrae (1), Establishment (1), host selection (1), host specificity (1), Mimosa pigra (1), Prosopis juliflora (1), Prosopis pallida (1), seed (1), seedling (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]

 

hemiparasite (62.69), weed (30.15), medicinal (0.89), timber (0.82), fruit (0.65), poison (0.65), ornamental (0.41), starch (0.29), cereal (0.21), nutraceutical (0.21)..

 

[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]

 

 

References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Neptunia dimorphantha: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Heard TA, Elliott LP, et al. (2010) Biology, host specificity, release and establishment of Macaria pallidata and Leuciris fimbriaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), biological control agents of the weed Mimosa pigra. Biological Control 55, 248-255.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964410001763

 

Heard TA, Paynter Q, Chan R and Mira A (2005) Malacorhinus irregularis for biological control of Mimosa pigra: host-specificity, life cycle, and establishment in Australia. Biological Control 32, 252-262.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S104996440400194X

 

Heard TA and Forno IW (1996) Host Selection and Host Range of the Flower-Feeding Weevil,Coelocephalapion pigrae,a Potential Biological Control Agent ofMimosa pigra. Biological Control 6, 83-95.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964496900110

 

Smith DL and Scott RC (1995) Cotyledon venation patterns in the Leguminosae: Mimosoideae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 119, 213-243.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024407495800077

 

Pickup G, Chewings VH and Nelson DJ (1993) Estimating changes in vegetation cover over time in arid rangelands using landsat MSS data. Remote Sensing of Environment 43, 243-263.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/003442579390069A

 

Heard TA, Elliott LP, et al. Biology, host specificity, release and establishment of Macaria pallidata and Leuciris fimbriaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), biological control agents of the weed Mimosa pigra. Biological Control 55, 248-255.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964410001763

 

Maslin BR and Whibley DJE Mimosaceae. Flora of Central Australia / the Australian Systematic Botany Society ; J. Jessop, editor-in-chief., 114-142.

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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