Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Niemeyera prunifera

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Niemeyera prunifera

 

This species has also been known as:

Amorphospermum pruniferum, Chrysophyllum pruniferum, Lucuma prunifera

 

No common names have been found

 

 

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

 

 

Popularity of Niemeyera prunifera over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Niemeyera prunifera (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 Niemeyera prunifera 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: 20]

 

Ancestral reconstruction (1), Anisomery (1), biodiversity hotspots (1), Canopy chemistry (1), Canopy structure (1), Character evolution (1), Classification (1), Conservation (1), gymnosperms (1), Hyperspectral (1), Imaging spectroscopy (1), island biogeography (1), IUCN (1), Pacific (1), Partial least squares (1), Radiative transfer (1), serpentine (1), speciation rate (1), Tropical forest (1), ultramafic soils (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]

 

poison (91.72), medicinal (1.03), timber (0.94), fruit (0.75), weed (0.57), ornamental (0.48), starch (0.34), cereal (0.24), nutraceutical (0.24), grain legume (0.24)..

 

[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]

 

Swenson U, Munzinger J, Lowry PP, Cronholm B and Nylinder S (2015) Island life classification, speciation and cryptic species of Pycnandra (Sapotaceae) in New Caledonia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179, 57-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12308

Pillon Y (2012) Time and tempo of diversification in the flora of New Caledonia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 170, 288-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01274.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Niemeyera prunifera: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Pillon Y (2012) Time and tempo of diversification in the flora of New Caledonia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 170, 288-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01274.x

Asner GP and Martin RE (2008) Spectral and chemical analysis of tropical forests: Scaling from leaf to canopy levels. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 3958-3970. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425708002253

Swenson U, Lowry Ii PP, Munzinger J, Rydin C and Bartish IV (2008) Phylogeny and generic limits in the Niemeyera complex of New Caledonian Sapotaceae: evidence of multiple origins of the anisomerous flower. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49, 909-929. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790308004557

Miller RE, Jensen R and Woodrow IE (2006) Frequency of Cyanogenesis in Tropical Rainforests of Far North Queensland, Australia. Ann. Bot. 97, 1017-1044. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/97/6/1017

MILLER RE, JENSEN R and WOODROW IE (2006) Frequency of Cyanogenesis in Tropical Rainforests of Far North Queensland, Australia. Ann. Bot. 97, 1017-1044. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/97/6/1017

 


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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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