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

Niphidium crassifolium

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Niphidium crassifolium

 

This species has also been known as:

Dipteris crassifolia, Drynaria crassifolia, Pessopteris crassifolia, Pleopeltis crassifolia, Pleuridium angustum, Pleuridium crassifolium, Polypodium crassifolium, Polypodium porrectum

 

Common names:

Graceful Fern

 

 

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

 

 

Popularity of Niphidium crassifolium over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Niphidium crassifolium (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 Niphidium crassifolium 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: 58]

 

Antifungal activity (2), Crassulacean acid metabolism (2), Ethnomedical information (2), Floristic composition (2), Functional diversity (2), Latin American plants (2), Leaf nitrogen content (2), Lowland forest (2), Medicinal plants (2), Montane forest (2), antheridiogen (1), Athyrium filix-femina (1), Barro Colorado Nature Monument (1), Bocas del Toro (1), chronosequence (1), Ecuador (1), endemic plants (1), endodermis (1), Ethnobotanical survey (1), Ethnobotany (1), floristics (1), hemiepiphyte (1), holoepiphyte (1), Honduras (1), island biology (1), leaf trace (1), lectotypification (1), Mikania micrantha (1), morphology (1), Neurolaena lobata (1), Osmunda regalis (1), Palta (1), Panama (1), petiole (1), Piper aduncum (1), plant anatomy (1), prohexadione-calcium (1), pteridophytes (1), Saraguro (1), sclerenchyma (1), Shuar (1), succession (1), systematics (1), tannin (1), Teribe (1), tropical moist forest (1), typification (1), xylem (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]

 

medicinal (82.20), tannin (2.12), timber (1.98), fruit (1.58), poison (1.57), weed (1.19), starch (0.71), pesticide (0.67), cereal (0.50), nutraceutical (0.50)…..

 

[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]

 

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Carraz M, Lavergne C, Jullian V, Wright M, Gairin JE, Gonzales de la Cruz M and Bourdy G (2015) Antiproliferative activity and phenotypic modification induced by selected Peruvian medicinal plants on human hepatocellular carcinoma Hep3B cells. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 166, 185-199. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115001063

Einzmann HJR, Beyschlag J, Hofhansl F, Wanek W and Zotz G (2015) Host tree phenology affects vascular epiphytes at the physiological, demographic and community level. AoB Plants 7, plu073-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/7/0/plu073

Carvajal-Hernández CI, Krömer T and Vázquez-Torres M (2014) Riqueza y composición florística de pteridobiontes en bosque mesófilo de montaña y ambientes asociados en el centro de Veracruz, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 85, 491-501. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345314707754

Toledo-Aceves T, Mehltreter K, García-Franco JG, Hernández-Rojas A and Sosa VJ (2013) Benefits and costs of epiphyte management in shade coffee plantations. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 181, 149-156. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880913003368

Woods CL and DeWalt SJ (2013) The Conservation Value of Secondary Forests for Vascular Epiphytes in Central Panama. Biotropica 45, 119-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00883.x

HernÁNdez-HernÁNdez V, Terrazas T, Mehltreter K and Angeles G (2012) Studies of petiolar anatomy in ferns: structural diversity and systematic significance of the circumendodermal band. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 169, 596-610. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01236.x

Testo WL and Watkins JE, Jr. (2012) Influence of plant size on the ecophysiology of the epiphytic fern Asplenium auritum (Aspleniaceae) from Costa Rica. Am. J. Botany 99, 1840-1846. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/11/1840

Woods CL and DeWalt SJ (2012) The Conservation Value of Secondary Forests for Vascular Epiphytes in Central Panama. Biotropica, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00883.x

 

 

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

 

HernÁNdez-HernÁNdez V, Terrazas T, Mehltreter K and Angeles G (2012) Studies of petiolar anatomy in ferns: structural diversity and systematic significance of the circumendodermal band. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 169, 596-610.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01236.x

Testo WL and Watkins JE, Jr. (2012) Influence of plant size on the ecophysiology of the epiphytic fern Asplenium auritum (Aspleniaceae) from Costa Rica. Am. J. Botany 99, 1840-1846.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/11/1840

Woods CL and DeWalt SJ (2012) The Conservation Value of Secondary Forests for Vascular Epiphytes in Central Panama. Biotropica, n/a-n/a.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00883.x

Wester S, Mendieta-Leiva G, Nauheimer L, Wanek W, Kreft H and Zotz G (2011) Physiological diversity and biogeography of vascular epiphytes at Río Changuinola, Panama. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 66-79.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010001064

Svetaz L, Zuljan F, et al. (2010) Value of the ethnomedical information for the discovery of plants with antifungal properties. A survey among seven Latin American countries. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 127, 137-158.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109005947

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

Greer GK, Dietrich MA, Stewart S, Devol J and Rebert A (2009) Morphological functions of gibberellins in leptosporangiate fern gametophytes: insights into the evolution of form and gender expression. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159, 599-615.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00956.x

Schuettpelz E and Pryer KM (2009) From the Cover: Evidence for a Cenozoic radiation of ferns in an angiosperm-dominated canopy. PNAS 106, 11200-11205.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/106/27/11200

Tene V, Malagón O, Finzi PV, Vidari G, Armijos C and Zaragoza T (2007) An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 111, 63-81.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106005770

Laube S and Zotz G (2006) Neither Host-specific nor Random: Vascular Epiphytes on Three Tree Species in a Panamanian Lowland Forest. Ann. Bot. 97, 1103-1114.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/97/6/1103

Gupta MP, Solís PN, et al. (2005) Medical Ethnobotany of the Teribes of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 96, 389-401.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104003800

Lentz DL, Clark AM, Hufford CD, Meurer-Grimes B, Passreiter CM, Cordero J, Ibrahimi O and Okunade AL (1998) Antimicrobial properties of Honduran medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 63, 253-263.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874198001007

Svetaz L, Zuljan F, et al. Value of the ethnomedical information for the discovery of plants with antifungal properties. A survey among seven Latin American countries. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 127, 137-158.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109005947

Wester S, Mendieta-Leiva G, Nauheimer L, Wanek W, Kreft H and Zotz G Physiological diversity and biogeography of vascular epiphytes at RÍo Changuinola, Panama. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 66-79.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010001064

 


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