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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Quercus polymorpha



This species is usually known as:

Quercus polymorpha


This species has also been known as:

Quercus polymorpha f. angustifolia


Common names:

Netleaf White Oak, Mexican White Oak, Monterey Oak



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus polymorpha: 4]



Popularity of Quercus polymorpha over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Quercus polymorpha (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 Quercus polymorpha 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]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 13]


Altitudinal transect (1), Biomass (1), Canopy (1), Diversity (1), Epiphyte (1), Fire (1), Forest structure (1), Host specifity (1), Mexico (1), Pine–oak forests (1), Sierra Madre Oriental (1), Sosa & Gómez-Pompa (1994) (1), Woody plant species composition (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]


timber (89.54), medicinal (1.33), fruit (0.97), poison (0.97), weed (0.74), ornamental (0.62), starch (0.44), cereal (0.31), nutraceutical (0.31), grain legume (0.31)…..


[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]


Ricker M, Valencia-Avalos S, Hernández HM, Gómez-Hinostrosa C, Martínez-Salas EM, Alvarado-Cárdenas LO, Wallnöfer B, Ramos CH and Mendoza PE (2016) Tree and tree-like species of Mexico: Apocynaceae, Cactaceae, Ebenaceae, Fagaceae, and Sapotaceae. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 1189-1202.

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902.

Rodríguez Martín JA, De Arana C, Ramos-Miras JJ, Gil C and Boluda R (2015) Impact of 70 years urban growth associated with heavy metal pollution. Environmental Pollution 196, 156-163.

Steiner AL, Brooks SD, Deng C, Thornton DCO, Pendleton MW and Bryant V (2015) Pollen as atmospheric cloud condensation nuclei. Geophysical Research Letters 42, 2015GL064060.

Zamudio S and Bedolla-García BY (2013) Descubrimiento de Salvia buchananii (Lamiaceae) en estado silvestre en Querétaro, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 84, 530-535.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus polymorpha: 4; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


González-Tagle MA, Schwendenmann L, Pérez JJ and Schulz R (2008) Forest structure and woody plant species composition along a fire chronosequence in mixed pine–oak forest in the Sierra Madre Oriental, Northeast Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 256, 161-7.

Schoenfeld CM (2002) Palms of Northeastern Mexico. NPJ 3, 126-31.

Hietz P and Hietz-Seifert U (1995) Composition and ecology of vascular epiphyte communities along an altitudinal gradient in central Veracruz, Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science 6, 487-98.

H.-J G (1990) Contributions to the late neogene and early quaternary floral history of the Mediterranean. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 62, 309-38.


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