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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Normanbya normanbyi

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Normanbya normanbyi

 

This species has also been known as:

Areca normanbyi, Cocos normanbyi, Drymophloeus normanbyi, Normanbya muelleri, Ptychosperma normanbyi, Saguaster normanbyi

 

Common names:

Black Palm

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Normanbya normanbyi: 27]

 

 

Popularity of Normanbya normanbyi over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Normanbya normanbyi (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 Normanbya normanbyi 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: 135]

 

Internet resource (5), Arecaceae (4), Australia (3), Biology of palms (2), Cantharophily (2), Dioecy (2), Insect pollination (2), Palmae (2), phenology (2), Riparian vegetation (2), seed dispersal (2), seed predation (2), seedlings (2), structure (2), tropical rain forests (2), aboveground biomass (1), allometric equation (1), Arecinae (1), Arecoideae (1), Atlantic forest (1), Biodiversity (1), Biogeographic regions (1), canopy (1), Canopy chemistry (1), canopy crane (1), canopy density (1), Canopy structure (1), Cape Tribulation (1), cassowary (1), Coleoptera (1), Cyanide (1), Cyanogenesis (1), cyclone (1), density (1), Dichogamy (1), direct seeding (1), dispersal (1), disturbance (1), Drymophloeus (1), Dypsis (1), Ecosystems (1), Euterpe edulis (1), feeding guild (1), floristics (1), flower visitors (1), flowering and fruiting synchrony (1), Foliage projective cover (1), Forest fragmentation (1), frugivore (1), Frugivorous birds (1), germination (1), habitat fragmentation (1), HCN (1), human landscape modification (1), Hyperspectral (1), Imaging spectroscopy (1), insect taxonomy (1), insects (1), Intron (1), Invertebrates (1), landscape matrix (1), land-use history (1), large-seeded fruit (1), mammals (1), Molecular systematics (1), Monsoonal rainforest (1), mortality (1), New Guinea (1), Normanbya normanbyi (1), Northern Territory (1), Overstory (1), palm tree reproduction (1), Palms (1), Partial least squares (1), pollination (1), predators (1), PRK (1), Productivity (1), Protandry (1), Protogyny (1), Queensland (1), Radiative transfer (1), rain forests (1), recovery (1), reforestation (1), rehabilitation (1), RPB2 (1), Ryparosa (1), seed consumers (1), seed deposition pattern (1), seed germination (1), seed ingestion (1), seed size (1), seeds (1), soil fertility (1), South-East Asia (1), spatial distribution (1), spatial patterning (1), spatiotemporal dynamics (1), stand structure (1), Sunda (1), Sus scrofa (1), temporal partitioning (1), time-series (1), Tribulation National Park (1), Tropical forest (1), tropical forest canopies (1), tropical forests (1), Understory (1), Vegetation (1), Vertebrates (1), vertical stratification (1), Wallace’s line (1), Wet Tropics (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]

 

fruit (68.97), wastewater treatment (10.36), shade (4.91), medicinal (2.30), timber (1.09), nut (0.92), cane/bamboo (0.77), starch (0.76), poison (0.69), cereal (0.54)…..

 

[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]

 

Chow WTL, Akbar SNABA, Heng SL and Roth M (2016) Assessment of measured and perceived microclimates within a tropical urban forest. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 16, 62-75. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1618866716000108

Stork NE, Stone M and Sam L (2016) Vertical stratification of beetles in tropical rainforests as sampled by light traps in North Queensland, Australia. Austral Ecology 41, 168-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12286

Kolesik P (2015) A review of gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Cecidomyiinae) of Australia and Papua New Guinea: morphology, biology, classification and key to adults. Austral Entomology 54, 127-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aen.12100

Thomas R and Boura A (2015) Palm stem anatomy: phylogenetic or climatic signal? Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 178, 467-488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12274

Alapetite E, Baker WJ and Nadot S (2014) Evolution of stamen number in Ptychospermatinae (Arecaceae): Insights from a new molecular phylogeny of the subtribe. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76, 227-240. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790314000918

Grimbacher PS, Nichols C, Wardhaugh CW and Stork NE (2014) Low host specificity of beetles associated with fruit falls in lowland tropical rainforest of north-east Australia. Austral Entomology 53, 75-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aen.12049

Wardhaugh CW, Stork NE and Edwards W (2014) Canopy invertebrate community composition on rainforest trees: Different microhabitats support very different invertebrate communities. Austral Ecology 39, 367-377. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12085

Wardhaugh CW, Edwards W and Stork NE (2013) Body size variation among invertebrates inhabiting different canopy microhabitat: flower visitors are smaller. Ecological Entomology 38, 101-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2311.2012.01410.x

Wardhaugh CW, Stork NE and Edwards W (2013) Specialization of rainforest canopy beetles to host trees and microhabitats: not all specialists are leaf-feeding herbivores. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109, 215-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12029

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Normanbya normanbyi: 27; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Baker WJ, Norup MV, et al. (2011) Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae). Ann. Bot. 108, 1417-1432.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/108/8/1417

Barfod AS, Hagen M and Borchsenius F (2011) Twenty-five years of progress in understanding pollination mechanisms in palms (Arecaceae). Ann. Bot. 108, 1503-1516.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/108/8/1503

Doust SJ (2011) Seed Removal and Predation as Factors Affecting Seed Availability of Tree Species in Degraded Habitats and Restoration Plantings in Rainforest Areas of Queensland, Australia. Restoration Ecology 19, 617-626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00681.x

Fava WS, da Silva Covre W and Sigrist MR (2011) Attalea phalerata and Bactris glaucescens (Arecaceae, Arecoideae): Phenology and pollination ecology in the Pantanal, Brazil. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 575-584.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725301100048X

Zona S, Francisco-Ortega J, Jestrow B, Baker WJ and Lewis CE (2011) Molecular phylogenetics of the palm subtribe Ptychospermatinae (Arecaceae). Am. J. Botany 98, 1716-1726.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/10/1716

Bradford MG and Westcott DA (2010) Consequences of southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius, L.) gut passage and deposition pattern on the germination of rainforest seeds. Austral Ecology 35, 325-333.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02041.x

Webber BL, Norton BA and Woodrow IE (2010) Disturbance affects spatial patterning and stand structure of a tropical rainforest tree. Austral Ecology 35, 423-434.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02054.x

Baker WJ, Savolainen V, Asmussen-Lange CB, Chase MW, Dransfield J, Forest F, Harley MM, Uhl NW and Wilkinson M (2009) Complete Generic-Level Phylogenetic Analyses of Palms (Arecaceae) with Comparisons of Supertree and Supermatrix Approaches. Syst Biol 58, 240-256.  http://sysbio.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/58/2/240

Grimbacher PS and Stork NE (2009) Seasonality of a Diverse Beetle Assemblage Inhabiting Lowland Tropical Rain Forest in Australia. Biotropica 41, 328-337.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00477.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

Inkrot D, Sattler D, Geyer C and Morawetz W (2007) Flowering and fruiting phenology of Normanbya normanbyi (W. Hill) L. H. Bailey (Arecaceae), a palm endemic to the lowland tropical rainforest of north-eastern Australia. Austral ecology. 32, 21-28.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01737.x

Kitching RL, Boulter SL, Howlett BG and Goodall K (2007) Visitor assemblages at flowers in a tropical rainforest canopy. Austral ecology. 32, 29-42.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01733.x

Laidlaw M, Kitching R, Goodall K, Small A and Stork N (2007) Temporal and spatial variation in an Australian tropical rainforest. Austral ecology. 32, 10-20.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01739.x

Liddell MJ, Nieullet N, Campoe OVC and Freiberg M (2007) Assessing the above-ground biomass of a complex tropical rainforest using a canopy crane. Austral ecology. 32, 43-58.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01736.x

Kolesik P, Geyer C and Morawetz W (2006) First known gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Arecaceae: Normanbyomyia fructivora gen. & sp. n. damaging fruit of the black palm, Normanbya normanbyi, in tropical Australia. Australian journal of entomology. 45, 38-43.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2006.00497.x

Loo AHB, Dransfield J, Chase MW and Baker WJ (2006) Low-copy nuclear DNA, phylogeny and the evolution of dichogamy in the betel nut palms and their relatives (Arecinae; Arecaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39, 598-618.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105579030500415X

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

Norup MV, Dransfield J, Chase MW, Barfod AS, Fernando ES and Baker WJ (2006) Homoplasious character combinations and generic delimitation: a case study from the Indo-Pacific arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Areceae). Am. J. Botany 93, 1065-1080.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/7/1065

Zona S (2004) Raphides in Palm Embryos and their Systematic Distribution. Ann. Bot. 93, 415-421.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/4/415

Robin L C (2003) Tropical forest recovery: legacies of human impact and natural disturbances. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 6, 51-71.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1433831904700670

Specht RL and Specht A (2001) Australia, Ecosystems of. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity’ (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief:   Simon AL) pp. 307-324. (Elsevier: New York). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0122268652000225

Lewis CE and Zona S (2000) A survey of cyanogenesis in palms (Arecaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 28, 219-228.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197899000551

Price OF, Woinarski JCZ and Robinson D (1999) Very large area requirements for frugivorous birds in monsoon rainforests of the Northern Territory, Australia. Biological Conservation 91, 169-180.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320799000816

Pole MS and Macphail MK (1996) Eocene Nypa from Regatta Point, Tasmania. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 92, 55-67.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0034666795000992

Lott RH, Harrington GN, Irvine AK and McIntyre S (1995) Density-dependent seed predation and plant dispersion of the tropical palm Normanbya normanbyi. Biotropica. 27, 87-95.

Jerome K V (1991) Aggregating tree species to develop diameter increment equations for tropical rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 42, 143-168.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037811279190022N

M.A S (1972) Pollen morphology of the palmae and its bearing on taxonomy. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 13, 1-80.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0034666772900449

Baker WJ, Norup MV, et al. Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae). Ann. Bot. 108, 1417-1432.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/108/8/1417

Barfod AS, Hagen M and Borchsenius F Twenty-five years of progress in understanding pollination mechanisms in palms (Arecaceae). Ann. Bot. 108, 1503-1516.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/108/8/1503

Fava WS, da Silva Covre W and Sigrist MRn Attalea phalerata and Bactris glaucescens (Arecaceae, Arecoideae): Phenology and pollination ecology in the Pantanal, Brazil. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 575-584.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725301100048X

Louis Specht R, Specht A and Editor-in-Chief: Simon AL Australia, Biodiversity of Ecosystems. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 291-306. (Academic Press: Waltham). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195002859

Pizo MA and Simão I Seed deposition patterns and the survival of seeds and seedlings of the palm Euterpe edulis. Acta Oecologica 22, 229-233.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X01011080

Zona S, Francisco-Ortega J, Jestrow B, Baker WJ and Lewis CE Molecular phylogenetics of the palm subtribe Ptychospermatinae (Arecaceae). Am. J. Botany 98, 1716-1726.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/10/1716

 


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