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New Crops Info 2014
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Crop Uses and Products

Fuelwood

[search terms: fuelwood, wood fuel, fire wood, firewood, fuel wood]

 

Rhododendron arboreum

Tree Rhododendron, burans, gurans

2.83

Cornus macrophylla

Large-Leafed Dogwood

2.76

Maesa argentea

 

2.28

Aesculus indica

Indian, Himalayan Horse Chestnut

2.17

Alnus nepalensis

Nepal Alder, Utis, Nepalese Alder

2.01

Eugenia operculata

Bodera

1.82

Colubrina arborescens

Greenheart, Wild Coffee

1.61

Cotoneaster microphyllus

Small-Leaved Cotoneaster, Rockspray Cotoneaster

1.53

Ficus lacor

 

1.35

Viburnum foetens

 

1.28

Myrsine semiserrata

 

1.22

Viburnum cotinifolium

 

1.11

Caesalpinia decapetala

Shoofly, Mauritius Thorn, Mysore Thorn, Cat's Claw

0.95

Rhus parviflora

 

0.94

Randia dumetorum

Indigoberry

0.93

Cotoneaster bacillaris

Open-Fruited Cotoneaster

0.84

Castanopsis spp

 

0.81

Aeschynomene elaphroxylon

Ambatch, Pith Tree, Balsa Wood Tree

0.79

Abies pindrow

Pindrow Fir, West Himalayan Fir

0.76

Mallotus philippensis

Kamala Tree, Kamala, Red Kamala

0.73

Quercus rugosa

Netleaf Oak

0.72

Albizzia falcataria

 

0.70

Senna atomaria

Flor De San Jose

0.65

Calycophyllum candidissimum

Degame, Madrońo, Lemonwood, Digame

0.64

Michelia champaca

Michelia, Yellow Jade Orchid Tree

0.63

Bauhinia variegata

Mountain Ebony, Orchid Tree, Camel's Foot Tree, Mountain-Ebony

0.63

Acacia swazica

 

0.62

Eugenia formosa

 

0.61

Lecanora hypoptoides

Rim Lichen

0.61

Leptogium tenuissimum

Skin Lichen

0.61

Ficus roxburghii

 

0.59

Terminalia sericea

Clusterleaf

0.59

Albizia zygia

Albizia

0.59

Myrospermum frutescens

Cercipo

0.58

Schizolobium parahybum

Brazilian Firetree

0.57

Diospyros melanoxylon

Coromandel Ebony, East Indian Ebony

0.56

Pyracantha crenulata

Nepalese Firethorn

0.53

Apoplanesia paniculata

 

0.53

Cordia alliodora

Spanish Elm, Ecuador Laurel, Cypre, Salmwood

0.51

Acacia pennata

Climbing Wattle

0.50

Melicoccus bijugatus

Spanish Lime, Genip, Guinep, Genipe, Ginepa, Quenepa, Chenet, Canepa, Mamon, Limoncillo, Mamoncillo

0.50

Arthonia mediella

Dot Lichen

0.48

Bacidia circumspecta

Circumspect Dotted Lichen

0.48

Artocarpus lakoocha

Monkey Jack

0.48

Dichrostachys cinerea

Aroma, Sicklebush, Bell Mimosa, Chinese Lantern Tree, Kalahari Christmas Tree, Acacia Saint Domingue, El Marabu, Kalahari-Weihnachtsbaum, Kéké, Mimosa Clochette

0.46

Shorea robusta

Sal Tree

0.46

Sesbania sesban

Egyptian Riverhemp

0.46

Ficus cunia

 

0.46

Ficus rumphii

 

0.46

Eucalyptus laevopinea

Silvertop Stringybark

0.42

Senna siamea

Siamese Cassia

0.41

Melia composita

Malai Vembu

0.39

Peltophorum ferrugineum

 

0.38

Cordyla africana

Cordyla, Wild Mango

0.37

Lagerstroemia floribunda

Thai Crape Myrtle, Kedah Bungor

0.37

Lecidella euphorea

Lecidella Lichen

0.37

Ochrolechia szatalaensis

Szatala's Crabseye Lichen

0.37

Gmelina arborea

Gumhar, Beechwood, Gmelina, Goomar Teak, Kashmir Tree, Malay Beechwood, White Teak, Vemane, Gamhar

0.36

Dendrocalamus hamiltonii

 

0.36

Diospyros mespiliformis

Ebony Diospyros, Jackalberry, African Ebony, Jakkalsbessie

0.33

Pyrus pashia

Wild Himalayan Pear, Batangi, Tangi, Mahal Mol, Passi

0.33

Enterolobium cyclocarpum

Monkeysoap, Guanacaste, Caro Caro, Elephant Ear Tree, Devil's Ear, Earpod Tree, Parota, Orejón, Huanacaxtle, Conacaste

0.32

Cyphelium karelicum

Soot Lichen

0.32

Syzygium grande

Sea Apple

0.32

Gigantochloa apus

Gigantochloa

0.32

Acacia nilotica

Gum Arabic Tree, Babul, Kikar, Egyptian Thorn, Sant Tree, Al-Sant, Prickly Acacia; Thorn Mimosa, Lekkerruikpeul, Scented Thorn, Karuvela Maram

0.31

Acacia gerrardii

 

0.30

Garcinia paniculata

 

0.30

Prosopis denudans

 

0.30

Ficus hispida

 

0.30

Markhamia lutea

Siala, Nile Tulip, Nile Trumpet, Siala Tree

0.30

Acacia auriculiformis

Earleaf Acacia, Auri, Earpod Wattle, Northern Black Wattle, Papuan Wattle, Tan Wattle

0.30

Cupressus torulosa

Himalayan Cypress, Bhutan Cypress

0.29

Prosopis cineraria

Jand, Ghaf, Khejri, Loong Tree, Janty, Kandi, Banni, Gandasein, Vanni, Jammi, Chaunkra, Jant, Janti, Khar, Khejri, Khejra, Sami, Shami, Sumri, Vanni-Andara, Katu Andara, Kalapu Andara, Lunu Andara

0.29

Gliricidia sepium

Quickstick, Gliricidia, Mata Ratón, Cacao De Nance, Cachanance, Madreado, Kakawate, Madre Cacao, Madre De Cacao, Madero Negro

0.29

Lannea coromandelica

Gol

0.28

Grewia oppositifolia

Crossberry

0.27

Atriplex lampa

South American Saltbush

0.27

Dialium guineense

Velvet Tamarind

0.26

Rhus javanica

Chinese sumac, nutgall tree

0.26

Quercus glauca

Ring-Cup Oak, Ring-Cupped Oak, Japanese Blue Oak, Glaucous-Leaf Oak

0.26

Pinus wallichiana

Bhutan Pine, Blue Pine, Himalayan Pine, Himalayan White Pine

0.25

Manihot dichotoma

Manicoba Rubber

0.25

Coriaria nepalensis

Masuri Berry, Tanner's Tree, Mansur Shrub, Masuri, Makola, Masurya, Macchaino

0.25

Rhizophora conjugata

 

0.25

Lecanora varia

Rim Lichen

0.25

Dalbergia sissoo

Indian Rosewood, Sisu, Sheesham, Tahli, Tali, Irugudujava, Jag

0.25

Coursetia caribaea

Anil Falso

0.25

Mirabilis glabrifolia

Flat-Top Four O'clock

0.25

Lecanora cadubriae

Rim Lichen

0.24

Chamaecrista greggii

Gregg's Sensitive Pea

0.24

Lecanora hagenii

Hagen's Rim Lichen

0.24

Megaspora verrucosa

Megaspora Lichen

0.24

Prosopis juliflora

Mesquite, Bayahonda Blanca, Vanni-Andara, Katu Andara

0.23

Tectona grandis

Teak

0.23

Heterodermia speciosa

Sitka Shield Lichen, Seaside Centipede Lichen

0.23

Acacia catechu

Black Cutch, Catechu, Cachou, Cutchtree, Black Cutch, Black Catechu

0.23

Senna bicapsularis

Christmasbush

0.22

Crotalaria paulina

Rattlebox

0.22

Leucaena diversifolia

Diverseleaf Leadtree

0.22

Calliandra conferta

Rio Grande Stickpea

0.22

Lecanora allophana

Rim Lichen

0.22

Euphorbia tirucalli

Indiantree Spurge, Aveloz, Firestick Plants, Indian Tree Spurge, Naked Lady, Pencil Tree, Sticks On Fire, Milk Bush

0.21

Guazuma ulmifolia

 

0.21

Senna singueana

Wild Cassia

0.21

Toona ciliata

Australian Redcedar

0.21

Cornutia grandifolia

 

0.21

Lecania naegelii

 

0.21

Acacia leucophloea

Reonja

0.21

Acacia farnesiana

Sweet Acacia, Needle Bush

0.21

Sclerocarya birrea

Marula

0.21

Cornus paucinervis

 

0.20

Lantana camara

Lantana, Big Sage, Wild Sage, Red Sage, White Sage, Tickberry

0.20

Gochnatia hypoleuca

Shrubby Bullseye

0.20

Acrocomia vinifera

Grugru Palm, Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, Macaw Palm

0.20

Combretum hereroense

Russet Bushwillow

0.20

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

rose myrtle

0.20

Hibiscus macrophyllus

 

0.19

Forestiera angustifolia

Texas Swampprivet, Narrowleaf Forestiera, Texas Forestiera, Elbowbush

0.19

Celtis australis

European Hackberry, European Nettle Tree, Mediterranean Hackberry, Lote Tree, Honeyberry

0.19

Helietta parvifolia

 

0.18

Andira inermis

Cabbagebark Tree, Cabbage Bark, Almendro Macho, Almendro De Río, River Almond, Bastard Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Angelin, Cabbage Bark, Cabbage Tree, Carne Asada, Guacamayo, Jamaica Cabbage Tree, Moca, Partridge Wood, Worm Bark, Yellow Cabbage Tree

0.18

Pinus patula

Mexican Weeping Pine, Patula Pine, Pino Patula

0.18

Hypogymnia bitteri

Tube Lichen

0.18

Eucalyptus tereticornis

Forest Redgum, Bastard Box, Blue Gum, Flooded Gum, Grey Gum, Mountain Gum, Queensland Blue Gum, Red Gum, Red Ironbark, Red Irongum, Slaty Gum

0.18

Rubus alceifolius

 

0.18

Lecidea nylanderi

Nylander's Lecidea Lichen

0.18

Albizia lebbeck

Woman's Tongue, Lebbeck, Lebbek Tree, Flea Tree, Frywood, Koko, Woman's Tongues Tree

0.18

Cladonia bacilliformis

Cup Lichen

0.18

Dracaena fragrans

Fragrant Dracaena, Cornstalk Dracaena

0.17

Gymnosporia senegalensis

 

0.17

Citharexylum berlandieri

Berlandier's Fiddlewood, Tamaulipan Fiddlewood, Berlandier Fiddlewood, Negrito Fiddlewood, Negrito, Orcajuela

0.17

Fraxinus greggii

Gregg's Ash

0.17

Phragmites karka

Tall Reed, South Asian Khagra Reed

0.17

Mallotus cochinchinensis

 

0.17

Lysiloma divaricatum

Quebracho, Mauto

0.16

Eucalyptus gracilis

Red Mallee, Yorrel White Mallee

0.16

Cyphelium tigillare

Soot Lichen

0.16

Schaefferia cuneifolia

Desert Yaupon

0.16

Alnus acuminata

Alder

0.16

Acacia polyacantha

Catechu Tree, White Thorn

0.16

Cassia siamea

Kassod Tree, Cassod Tree

0.16

Calliandra calothyrsus

 

0.16

Hyparrhenia rufa

 

0.16

Acacia seyal

Talh, Red Acacia, Shittah Tree

0.15

Canarium album

Chinese White Olive, Pacific Almond, Canarium Nut, Pili Nut, Java Almond, Kenari Nut, Galip Nut, Nangai, Ngali

0.15

Krameria ramosissima

Manystem Ratany, Manystem Rhatany

0.15

Combretum imberbe

Leadwood, Hardekool, Mohwelere-Tšhipi, Motswiri, Impondondlovu

0.15

Syzygium cumini

Java Plum

0.15

Ochrocarpos longifolius

 

0.15

Hymenoxys rusbyi

Colorado Rubberweed, Pingue Hymenoxys, Pingue Rubberweed

0.15

Panicum glabrum

 

0.15

Anogeissus latifolia

Gum Ghatti, Axlewood, Bakli, Dhau, Dhawa, Dhawra, Dhaora, Takhian-Nu, Raam

0.15

Desmodium glabrum

Zarzabacoa Dulce

0.15

Inga vera

River Koko, Ice-Cream-Bean, Joaquiniquil, Cuaniquil, Guama, Guaba

0.15

Ficus racemosa

Clustertree, Cluster Fig Tree, Indian Fig Tree, Goolar Fig, Gular Fig

0.15

Byrsonima crassifolia

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

0.14

Chlorophora excelsa

African Teak, Iroko

0.14

Maesopsis eminii

Umbrella-Tree

0.14

Dillenia indica

Chulta, Elephant Apple, Chalta, Ouu

0.14

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Redgum, River Red Gum

0.14

Caesalpinia violacea

Brasiletto

0.14

Casuarina cunninghamiana

River Sheoak, River Oak

0.14

Funtumia africana

Lagos Silkrubbertree

0.14

Cupressus lusitanica

Bentham Cypress, Cedro Blanco, Teotlate, Mexican White Cedar

0.14

Candelariella reflexa

 

0.13

Daniellia oliveri

African Copaiba Balsam Tree

0.13

Justicia candicans

Arizona Water-Willow

0.13

Haloxylon ammodendron

 

0.13

Bauhinia purpurea

Orchid Tree, Hong Kong Orchid Tree, Purple Bauhinia, Camel's Foot, Butterfly Tree, Hawaiian Orchid Tree

0.13

Juniperus wallichiana

Black Juniper, Himalayan Black Juniper

0.13

Xylographa parallela

 

0.13

Cedrela odorata

Spanish Cedar, Mexican Cedar, Cigar-Box Cedar, Cedro-Cheiroso

0.13

Acacia tortilis

Umbrella Thorn, Umbrella Thorn Acacia, Israeli Babool

0.13

Pterocarpus indicus

Pterocarpus, Amboine, Pashu Padauk, Malay Paduak, New Guinea Rosewood, Narra, Sonokembang, Angsana, Sena, Tnug

0.13

Bauhinia galpinii

Pride Of De Kaap, Orchid Tree, Red Bauhinia, Nasturtium Bauhinia, African Plume, Red Orchid Bush

0.13

Lecanora pulicaris

Rim Lichen

0.13

Livistona rotundifolia

Round-Leaf Fountain Palm

0.13

Calligonum polygonoides

Phog

0.13

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

0.13

Olea africana

African Olive, Wild Olive, Iron Tree, Brown Olive, Indian Olive

0.13

Eucalyptus dumosa

 

0.12

Opuntia puberula

 

0.12

Sida abutifolia

Spreading Fanpetals

0.12

Persea schiedeana

Coyo

0.12

Tamarindus indica

Tamarind

0.12

Amandinea punctata

 

0.12

Prosopis chilensis

Algarrobo, Algarrobo Chileno, Algarrobo Blanco

0.12

Robinia ambigua

Idaho locust

0.12

Tephrosia candida

White Hoarypea

0.12

Pithecolobium dulce

 

0.12

Acacia mellifera

Blackthorn, Swarthaak

0.12

Anthephora hermaphrodita

Oldfield Grass

0.12

Randia uliginosa

Indigoberry

0.12

Crescentia alata

Morrito, Mexican Calabash, Jicaro, Morrito, Winged Calabash

0.12

Afzelia africana

African Mahogany, Afzelia, Lenke, Lengue, Doussi

0.12

Symplocos paniculata

Sapphire-Berry

0.12

Lecania erysibe

Lecania Lichen

0.11

Albizia amara

 

0.11

Parkia bicolor

African Locust-Bean

0.11

Senna spectabilis

Casia Amarilla

0.11

Semecarpus anacardium

Markingnut Tree

0.11

Amyris texana

Texas Torchwood, Chapotillo

0.11

Schleichera trijuga

 

0.11

Leucaena glauca

White Leadtree, Jumbay, White Popinac

0.11

Ochrolechia androgyna

Crabseye Lichen

0.11

Buellia griseovirens

Disc Lichen

0.11

Heliomeris multiflora

Longleaf False Goldeneye

0.11

Leucaena esculenta

Guaje, Lead Tree

0.11

Ehretia laevis

Datranga

0.11

Viguiera stenoloba

Chihuahua Resinbush

0.11

Prosopis alba

Algarrobo Blanco, Ibopé, Igopé

0.10

Albizia procera

Tall Albizia, Koroi, Doon Siris

0.10

Acacia senegal

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

0.10

Ziziphus obtusifolia

Lotebush

0.10

Ficus glumosa

Mountain Fig

0.10

Spondias mombin

Yellow Mombin

0.10

Acacia decurrens

Acacia Bark, Early Black Wattle, Green Wattle, Sydney Wattle, Wattle Bark, Tan Wattle, Golden Teak, Brazilian Teak

0.10

Cotoneaster ambiguus

 

0.10

Melaleuca lateriflora

 

0.10

Phaulothamnus spinescens

Devilqueen, Snake-Eyes, Putia

0.10

Salvia superba

 

0.10

Phyllanthus emblica

Emblic, Emblic Myrobalan, Indian Gooseberry, Dhatrik, Amla, Amalika

0.10

Madhuca indica

Moa Tree, Mahwa, Mahua, Iluppai

0.10

Agathis lanceolata

 

0.10

Xanthoria candelaria

Orange Wall Lichen

0.10

Afzelia quanzensis

Pod Mahogany, Peulmahonie, Mutokota, Inkehli

0.10

Grevillea robusta

Carrington Falls Grevillea

0.10

Crotalaria grahamiana

 

0.10

Caloplaca cerina

Orange Lichen

0.10

 

 


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