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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nicotiana axillaris

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Petunia axillaris

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Large White Petunia, Wild White Petunia, White Moon Petunia

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nicotiana axillaris: 2]

 

 

Popularity of Nicotiana axillaris over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nicotiana axillaris (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 Nicotiana axillaris 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: #keywords8#]

 

No keywords have been located for this species

 

 

 

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]

 

 

References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nicotiana axillaris: 2; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Castel R, Kusters E and Koes R (2010) Inflorescence development in petunia: through the maze of botanical terminology. J. Exp. Bot. 61, 2235-2246.

http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/61/9/2235

 

Zhang X, Nakamura I and Mii M (2008) Molecular Evidence for Progenitorial Species of Garden Petunias Using Polymerase Chain Reaction--Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of the Chs-j Gene. HortScience 43, 300-303.

http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/43/2/300

 

Castel R, Kusters E and Koes R Inflorescence development in petunia: through the maze of botanical terminology. J. Exp. Bot. 61, 2235-2246.

http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/61/9/2235

 

 


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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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