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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nymphoides cristata

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nymphoides cristata

 

This species has also been known as:

Limnanthemum cristatum, Menyanthes cristata, Villarsia cristata

 

Common names:

Crested Floatingheart, Crested Floating Heart, White Water Snowflake, White Snowflake

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphoides cristata: 9]

 

 

Popularity of Nymphoides cristata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nymphoides cristata (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 Nymphoides cristata 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: 19]

 

adaptation (1), aquatic plants (1), Aquatic weeds (1), biomass (1), corolla (1), Exotic species (1), Hydrophytes (1), Internet resource (1), Introduction pathways (1), Nymphoides (1), nymphoides cristata (1), nymphoides geminata (1), nymphoides indica (1), Nymphoides peltata (1), plant morphology (1), species differences (1), surface tension (1), trichomes (1), Water gardening (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]

 

aquatic (62.55), honey (24.11), wastewater treatment (4.04), weed (3.93), medicinal (0.68), timber (0.62), fruit (0.50), poison (0.49), ornamental (0.32), starch (0.22)…..

 

[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]

 

Amin A, Tuenter E, Exarchou V, Upadhyay A, Cos P, Maes L, Apers S and Pieters L (2016) Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigations on Nymphoides indica Leaf Extracts. Phytotherapy Research 30, 1624-1633. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5663

Netherland MD and Richardson RJ (2016) Evaluating Sensitivity of Five Aquatic Plants to a Novel Arylpicolinate Herbicide Utilizing an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Protocol. Weed science. 64, 181-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1614%2FWS-D-15-00092.1

Saxena A, Trivedi A, Chauhan MS and Sharma A (2015) Holocene vegetation and climate change in Central Ganga Plain: A study based on multiproxy records from Chaudhary-Ka-Tal, Raebareli District, Uttar Pradesh, India. Quaternary International 371, 164-174. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215000646

Chauhan MS, Sharma A, Phartiyal B and Kumar K (2013) Holocene vegetation and climatic variations in Central India: A study based on multiproxy evidences. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 77, 45-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1367912013004124

Trivedi A, Chauhan MS, Sharma A, Nautiyal CM and Tiwari DP (2013) Record of vegetation and climate during Late Pleistocene–Holocene in Central Ganga Plain, based on multiproxy data from Jalesar Lake, Uttar Pradesh, India. Quaternary International 306, 97-106. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618213002139

Pozner R, Zanotti C and Johnson LA (2012) Evolutionary origin of the Asteraceae capitulum: Insights from Calyceraceae. Am. J. Botany 99, 1-13. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/1/1

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphoides cristata: 9; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Pozner R, Zanotti C and Johnson LA (2012) Evolutionary origin of the Asteraceae capitulum: Insights from Calyceraceae. Am. J. Botany 99, 1-13.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/1/1

Marwat S, Khan M, Fazal-ur-Rehman, Ahmad M and Zafar M (2011) Biodiversity and importance of floating weeds of Dara Ismail, Khan District of KPK, Pakistan. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 8, 97-107.

SEAGO JL, JR, MARSH LC, STEVENS KJ, SOUKUP A, VOTRUBOVA O and ENSTONE DE (2005) A Re-examination of the Root Cortex in Wetland Flowering Plants With Respect to Aerenchyma. Ann. Bot. 96, 565-579.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/4/565

Seago JLJ, Marsh LC, Stevens KJ, Soukup A, Votrubova O and Enstone DE (2005) A Re-examination of the Root Cortex in Wetland Flowering Plants With Respect to Aerenchyma. Ann. Bot. 96, 565-579.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/4/565

Maki K and Galatowitsch S (2004) Movement of invasive aquatic plants into Minnesota (USA) through horticultural trade. Biological Conservation 118, 389-396.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320703003835

Armstrong JE (2002) Fringe science: are the corollas of Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae) flowers adapted for surface tension interactions? American journal of botany. 89, 362-365.  http://www.amjbot.org/

Shu-yu T (1993) Experimental study of a constructed wetland for treatment of acidic wastewater from an iron mine in China. Ecological Engineering 2, 253-259.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/092585749390018B

(1986) Aquatic Botany, volumes 1–25, May 1975–October 1986. Aquatic Botany 25, 227-383.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377086900574

Sharma DN and Singh AK (1980) The evaluation of leaf-protein quality in three aquatic plants. Aquatic Botany 8, 279-284.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/030437708090056X

Pozner R, Zanotti C and Johnson LA Evolutionary origin of the Asteraceae capitulum: Insights from Calyceraceae. Am. J. Botany 99, 1-13.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/1/1

 


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