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New Crops Info 2014
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Crop Uses and Products

Dietary fibre

[search terms: dietary fibre, dietary fiber, roughage, ruffage]

 

Plantago ovata

Desert Indianwheat, Blond Psyllium, Blond Plantago, Che Qian Zi, Dietary Fiber, Englishman's Foot, Indian Plantago, Ispágula, Isabgola, Isabgul, Ispagol, Pale Psyllium, Plantaginis Ovatae Semen, Plantaginis Ovatae Testa, Plantago Decumbens, Plantago Ispaghula, Ispaghula, Psilio, Psillium Blond, Psyllium, Psyllium Husk, Sand Plantain, Spogel

10.25

Lespedeza sericea

Chinese Bushclover, Sericea Lespedeza, Sericea

7.51

Ilex paraguensis

Yerba Mate

2.99

Microseris lanceolata

Murnong, Yam Daisy

2.94

Polymnia sonchifolia

Yacon, Peruvian Ground Apple, Jicama

1.48

Ceratonia siliqua

St. John's Bread, Carob Tree

1.41

Citrus sinensis

Sweet Orange, Orange

1.37

Plantago psyllium

Sand Plantain, French Psyllium, Dark Psyllium

1.29

Amorphophallus konjac

Konjac, Konnyaku, Gonyak, Juruò, Konjak, Konjaku, Konnyaku Potato, Devil's Tongue, Voodoo Lily, Snake Palm, Elephant Yam

1.25

Salvia hispanica

Chia

1.24

Undaria pinnatifida

 

1.24

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Alexander Palm, Alexandra Palm, King Alexander Palm, King Palm, Northern Bangalow Palm

1.22

Tragopogon porrifolius

Salsify

1.13

Cynara scolymus

Globe Artichoke

1.12

Citrus aurantium

Bergamot Orange, Bitter Orange, Seville Orange, Sour Orange, Bigarade Orange, Marmalade Orange

1.09

Jessenia polycarpa

 

1.08

Daviesia laxiflora

 

0.91

Pomaderris velutina

 

0.91

Pultenaea spinosa

 

0.91

Cicer arietinum

Chick Pea, Garbanzo Bean, Ceci Bean, Channa, Bengal Gram

0.87

Laminaria japonica

Dashi Kombu

0.84

Eleusine coracana

African Finger Millet, Caracan Millet, Koracan, Finger Millet

0.79

Chloris gayana

Rhodes Grass

0.77

Helianthus tuberosus

Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower

0.76

Chaenomeles japonica

Maule's Quince

0.74

Avena sativa

Common Oat

0.74

Laminaria digitata

Oarweed

0.73

Acacia seyal

Talh, Red Acacia, Shittah Tree

0.63

Acacia senegal

Gum Arabic, Rfaudraksha, Gum Acacia, Gum Arabic Tree, Gum Senegal Tree

0.61

Pultenaea muelleri

Mueller's Bush-Pea

0.60

Stellaria flaccida

 

0.60

Theobroma cacao

Cacao

0.59

Vigna mungo

Black Gram

0.59

Malpighia punicifolia

Barbados Cherry, Acerola, West Indian Cherry, Wild Crepe Myrtle

0.56

Solanum sessiliflorum

Cocona

0.53

Pennisetum purpureum

Elephant Grass, Napier Grass, Ugandan Grass

0.53

Trifolium steudneri

Steudner's Clover

0.52

Cichorium intybus

Chicory, Common Chicory

0.48

Trifolium alexandrinum

Egyptian Clover

0.48

Amaranthus cruentus

Huautli, Alegría, Blood Amaranth, Red Amaranth, Purple Amaranth, Prince's Feather, Mexican Grain Amaranth, Shravani Maath

0.46

Brachiaria mutica

 

0.45

Nematolepis wilsonii

Shiny Nematolepis

0.45

Galium binifolium

 

0.45

Averrhoa carambola

Carambola, Starfruit

0.44

Eragrostis tef

Teff, Teff, Williams Lovegrass, Annual Bunch Grass, Taf, Xaafii

0.44

Enteromorpha compressa

 

0.42

Hypsela tridens

 

0.40

Lomatium geyeri

Geyer's Biscuitroot

0.40

Triteleia grandiflora

Howell's Triteleia

0.40

Phaseolus calcaratus

Ricebean, Rice Bean

0.40

Vigna aconitifolia

Moth Bean

0.39

Polygonum odoratum

Vietnamese Coriander, Vietnamese Mint, Vietnamese Cilantro, Cambodian Mint, Hot Mint, Rau Ram, Daun Kesum,Daun Kesom, Daun Laksa, Laksa Leaf, Phak Phai, Luam Laws, Phak Phaew, Chi Krasang Tomhom, Chi Pong Tea Koun, Phak-Pai

0.38

Psidium guajava

Guava, Common Guava, Yellow Guava, Lemon Guava, Goiaba, Guayaba

0.38

Ischaemum aristatum

 

0.36

Psophocarpus Necker

 

0.36

Vitex mollis

 

0.35

Passiflora mollissima

Banana Passionfruit, Banana Poka, Curuba, Curuba De Castilla, Curuba Sabanera Blanca, Taxo, Tacso, Tagso, Tauso, Parcha, Taxo, Tumbo, Tumbo, Tumbo Del Norte, Trompos, Tintin, Purpur

0.35

Phaseolus lunatus

Sieva Bean, Butter Bean, Lima Bean

0.35

Lupinus angustifolius

Narrowleaf Lupine, Narrow-Leafed Lupin, Blue Lupin

0.34

Ceratotheca triloba

Wild Foxglove, Poppy Sue

0.33

Colocasia esculenta

Coco Yam

0.32

Barbarea verna

Land Cress, American Cress, Bank Cress, Black Wood Cress, Belle Isle Cress, Bermuda Cress, Early Yellowrocket, Early Wintercress, Scurvy Cress, Upland Cress, Dryland Cress, Cassabully, American Watercress

0.31

Ulva rigida

 

0.31

Guizotia abyssinica

Guioa, Wild Quince

0.31

Cyperus esculentus

Yellow Nutsedge, Chufa Sedge, Nut Grass, Yellow Nutsedge, Tigernut Sedge, Earth Almond

0.31

Prosopis pallida

Kiawe, Huarango, American Carob

0.29

Vicia articulata

Oneflower Vetch

0.29

Chenopodium pallidicaule

Canihua, Cañihua, Canihua, Kañiwa

0.29

Fagopyrum tataricum

Tartary Buckwheat, Duckwheat, India Buckwheat, India Wheat, Green Buckwheat, Bitter Buckwheat

0.29

Lablab purpureus

Bonavist-Bean, Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos Bean, Seim Bean, Lablab Bean, Egyptian Kidney Bean, Indian Bean, Chicharo, Australian Pea, Hyacinthbean

0.29

Sisymbrium thellungii

 

0.29

Amaranthus caudatus

Love-Lies-Bleeding, Love-Lies-A'bleeding, Pendant Amaranth, Tassel Flower, Velvet Flower, Foxtail Amaranth, Quilete

0.28

Vigna ungiuculata

 

0.28

Canavalia ensiformis

Wonderbean, Common Jack Bean, Jack Bean, Feijão-De-Porco

0.27

Dolichos lablab

Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos Bean, Seim Bean, Lablab Bean, Egyptian Kidney Bean, Indian Bean, Australian Pea

0.26

Hovea heterophylla

 

0.26

Phoenix dactylifera

Date Palm

0.25

Eugenia dysenterica

Cagaita, Cagaiteira

0.25

Fagopyrum esculentum

Buckwheat

0.24

Inula helenium

Elecampane Inula, Elecampane, Horse-Heal, Marchalan, Elfdock, Aunee, Énula Campana, Echter Alant, Enula Campana

0.23

Comesperma volubile

Love Creeper

0.23

Dillwynia phylicoides

 

0.23

Fritillaria lanceolata

Checker Lily, Chocolate Lily

0.22

Lewisia rediviva

Bitter Root, Bitterroot

0.22

Ulva lactuca

 

0.22

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Marang, Johey Oak, Green Pedalai, Madang, Tarap, Terap, Timadang

0.21

Biophytum petersianum

 

0.21

Claytonia lanceolata

Idaho Springbeauty, Western Springbeauty

0.21

Morus indica

 

0.20

Sphagnum russowii

Russow's Sphagnum

0.20

Crotalaria ochroleuca

Slender Leaf Rattlebox

0.20

Aloe barbadensis

Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, True Aloe, Barbados Aloe, Burn Aloe, First Aid Plant

0.19

Punica granatum

Pomegranate, Granada, Granatapfel, Grenadine, Grenade, Granatäpple, Gránátalma, Pomogranà

0.19

Pimelea axiflora

 

0.19

Sehima nervosum

 

0.18

Triticum monococcum

 

0.18

Passiflora edulis

Purple Granadilla, Passion Fruit, Passionfruit

0.18

Notelaea ligustrina

Privet Mock Olive, Native Olive, Doral, Silkwood

0.18

Tipuana tipu

Tipa

0.18

Swainsona kingii

 

0.18

Swainsona swainsonioides

 

0.18

Citrus decumana

Grapefruit

0.18

Digitaria decumbens

 

0.17

Sesbania sesban

Egyptian Riverhemp

0.17

Ficus infectoria

Wavy-Leaved Fig

0.17

Acacia schaffneri

Schaffner's Wattle, Twisted Acacia, Schaffner Acacia

0.17

Albizia chinensis

Chinese Albizia

0.16

Euterpe oleracea

Assai Palm

0.16

Cytisus striatus

Striated Broom, Portuguese Broom, French Broom, Spanish Broom

0.16

Psoralea eriantha

 

0.16

Phyllostachys nigra

Black Bamboo

0.16

Macrotyloma geocarpa

Geocarpa Groundnut, Hausa Groundnut, Kersting's Groundnut

0.16

Rosa rubiginosa

sweet briar, sweet brier, eglantine

0.16

Hydrophyllum capitatum

Bluntleaf Waterleaf, Blunt-Leaf Waterleaf, John's Cabbage

0.15

Lilium columbianum

Columbia Lily, Tiger Lily

0.15

Byrsonima crassifolia

Maricao Cimun, Nanche, Nance, Chacunga, Changunga, Craboo, Kraabu, Savanna Serrette, Savanna Serret, Golden Spoon

0.15

Cassinia trinerva

 

0.15

Lepidosperma elatius

 

0.15

Olearia myrsinoides

Silky Daisy-Bush

0.15

Psoralea australasica

 

0.15

Glycine microphylla

 

0.14

Triticum spelta

Spelt

0.14

Durvillea antarctica

Cochayuyo

0.14

Hylocereus costaricensis

Blushwood

0.14

Opuntia humifusa

Devil's-Tongue, Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig

0.14

Phaseolus mungo

Urad Dal, Black Gram, Black Lentil, White Lentil, Black Matpe Bean

0.14

Swainsona colutoides

 

0.13

Euterpe edulis

Juçara, Jucara, Jussara, Açaí-Do-Sul, Palmiteiro

0.13

Rubus glaucus

Andes berry

0.13

Calochortus macrocarpus

Nez Perce Mariposa Lily, Sagebrush Mariposa Lily

0.13

Platylobium formosum

Handsome Flat-Pea

0.13

Trigonella suavissima

 

0.13

Canna edulis

Saka Siri, Indian Shot, Canna, Achira, Bandera, Chancle, Coyol, Platanillo

0.13

Asparagus officinalis

Garden Asparagus, Asparagus

0.13

Allium ascalonicum

Wild Onion, Shallot

0.13

Calochlaena dubia

Soft Bracken, False Bracken, Common Ground Fern, Rainbow Fern

0.13

Cyathea media

 

0.13

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Prince-Of-Wales Feather, Prince's Feather, Quelite, Blero, Quintonil

0.13

Cenchrus ciliaris

Buffelgrass, African Foxtail Grass

0.13

Fritillaria pudica

Yellow Fritillary

0.12

Phaseolus aconitifolius

Moth Bean, Mat Bean, Dew Bean

0.12

Barbarea vulgaris

Garden Yellowrocket, Bittercress, Herb Barbara, Rocketcress, Yellow Rocketcress, Winter Rocket, Wound Rocket

0.12

Artocarpus integer

Chempedak, Cempedak

0.12

Carica pentagona

Babaco

0.12

Brachyloma daphnoides

Daphne Heath

0.12

Allium cepa

Garden Onion, Onion, Bulb Onion

0.11

Pleurotus ostreatus

Oyster Mushroom

0.11

Acacia leprosa

Cinnamon Wattle

0.11

Gynandriris setifolia

 

0.11

Hakea decurrens

Finger Hakea

0.11

Vigna sinensis

 

0.11

Allium odorum

Chinese Chives, Kutsay

0.11

Lagenaria vulgaris

Calabash, Opo Squash, Bottle Gourd, Long Melon

0.11

Mangifera indica

Mango

0.11

Lens culinaris

Lentil

0.11

Lepidium campestre

Field Pepperweed

0.11

Opuntia ficus-indica

Barbary Fig, Indian Fig Opuntia, Barbary Fig, Cactus Pear, Spineless Cactus, Prickly Pear

0.11

Lomatium macrocarpum

Bigseed Biscuitroot, Bigseed Lomatium, Biscuit Root

0.11

Acacia angustissima

Chisos Prairie Acacia, Prairie Acacia, White Ball Acacia, Ocpatl, Palo De Pulque

0.10

Portulaca quadrifida

Chickenweed, Chickenweed Purslane

0.10

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry

0.10

Cassia pleurocarpa

 

0.10

Amaranthus tricolor

Joseph's-Coat, Tandaljo, Tandalja Bhaji, Callaloo, Joseph's Coat

0.10

Coprosma hirtella

 

0.10

Paspalum boscianum

Bull Crowngrass

0.10

 

 


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