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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Quintinia sieberi



This species is usually known as:

Quintinia sieberi


This species has no synonyms in The Plant List


Common names:




Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Quintinia sieberi: 13]



Popularity of Quintinia sieberi over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Quintinia sieberi (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 Quintinia sieberi 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: 32]


Australia (2), Forest harvesting (2), arboreal (1), below-ground gap (1), Borneo (1), canopy gap (1), disturbance (1), edge effects (1), edge width (1), Eucalypt forest (1), Evapotranspiration (1), Forest age (1), Forest hydrology (1), Forest regeneration (1), Forest roads (1), forests (1), fragmentation (1), Key words: ants (1), light regime (1), plants (1), rain forest (1), rainforest (1), remnants (1), Runoff (1), soil resources (1), sub-canopy gap (1), succession (1), understorey gap (1), Water quality (1), Water yield (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]


revegetation (70.36), weed (9.65), boundary (6.67), green manure (6.29), pesticide (1.79), medicinal (0.77), fruit (0.56), poison (0.56), ornamental (0.36), starch (0.25)…..


[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]


Maunsell SC, Burwell CJ, Morris RJ, McDonald WJF, Edwards ED, Oberprieler RG and Kitching RL (2016) Elevational turnover in the composition of leaf miners and their interactions with host plants in Australian subtropical rainforest. Austral Ecology 41, 238-247.

Rossetto M, McPherson H, Siow J, Kooyman R, van der Merwe M and Wilson PD (2015) Where did all the trees come from? A novel multispecies approach reveals the impacts of biogeographical history and functional diversity on rain forest assembly. Journal of Biogeography 42, 2172-2186.

Lawes MJ, Richardson SJ, Clarke PJ, Midgley JJ, McGlone MS and Bellingham PJ (2014) Bark thickness does not explain the different susceptibility of Australian and New Zealand temperate rain forests to anthropogenic fire. Journal of Biogeography 41, 1467-1477.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Quintinia sieberi: 13; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Cornish PM and Vertessy RA (2001) Forest age-induced changes in evapotranspiration and water yield in a eucalypt forest. Journal of Hydrology 242, 43-63.

Majer JD, Kitching RL, Heterick BE, Hurley K and Brennan KEC (2001) North—South Patterns within Arboreal Ant Assemblages from Rain Forests in Eastern Australia1. Biotropica 33, 643-61.

P.M C (2001) The effects of roading, harvesting and forest regeneration on streamwater turbidity levels in a moist eucalypt forest. Forest Ecology and Management 152, 293-312.

Connell JH, Lowman MD and Noble IR (1997) Subcanopy gaps in temperate and tropical forests. Australian Journal of Ecology 22, 163-8.

Fox BJ, Taylor JE, Fox MD and Williams C (1997) Vegetation changes across edges of rainforest remnants. Biological Conservation 82, 1-13.

Kitching RL, Bergelson JM, Lowman MD, McIntyre S and Carruthers G (1993) The biodiversity of arthropods from Australian rainforest canopies: General introduction, methods, sites and ordinal results. Australian Journal of Ecology 18, 181-91.

David R G (1992) Taphonomic constraints on foliar physiognomie interpretations of Late Cretaceous and tertiary palaeoeclimates. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 71, 149-90.

P.G K (1990) Pollen-tree relationships within forests of the Robertson-Moss Vale region, New South Wales, Australia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 64, 273-9.

Lowman MD (1986) Light interception and its relation to structural differences in three Australian rainforest canopies. Australian Journal of Ecology 11, 163-70.

Fisher HJ (1985) The structure and floristic composition of the rainforest of the Liverpool Range, New South Wales, and its relationships with other Australian rainforests. Australian Journal of Ecology 10, 315-25.

Turner J and Lambert MJ (1983) Nutrient cycling within a 27-year-old Eucalyptus grandis plantation in New South Wales. Forest Ecology and Management 6, 155-68.

Webb LJ (1978) A structural comparison of New Zealand and south-east Australian rain forests and their tropical affinities. Australian Journal of Ecology 3, 7-21.

Turner JC (1976) An altitudinal transect in rain forest in the Barrington Tops area, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Ecology 1, 155-74.


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