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New Crops Info 2014
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Crop Uses and Products

Honey

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Leptospermum scoparium

Broom Teatree, Manuka, Manuka Myrtle, New Zealand Teatree, Tea Tree

2.33

Echium vulgare

Common Viper's Bugloss, Viper's Bugloss, Blueweed

1.75

Ipomopsis aggregata

Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet Trumpet, Skyrocket

1.53

Eucalyptus leucoxylon

White Ironbark, Yellow Gum, South Australian Blue Gum

1.48

Eucryphia lucida

Leatherwood

1.35

Asclepias quadrifolia

Fourleaf Milkweed, Purple Milkweed

1.30

Nicotiana langsdorffii

Langsdorff's Tobacco

1.27

Helleborus foetidus

 

1.20

Polemonium viscosum

Sticky Polemonium, Sky Pilot, Skunkweed, Sticky Jacobs-Ladder

1.17

Ipomopsis longiflora

Flaxflowered Ipomopsis, Flaxflowered Gilia, Whiteflower Ipomopsis

0.99

Mirabilis multiflora

Colorado Four O'clock

0.98

Nicotiana sanderae

 

0.96

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa, Hardy Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Cigar Tree, Catawba-Tree

0.96

Blandfordia nobilis

Christmas Bells, Gadigalbudyari

0.90

Arbutus unedo

Strawberry Tree, Cane Apple, Irish Strawberry Tree, Killarney Strawberry Tree

0.86

Maxillaria coccinea

Flame Orchid, Scarlet Maxillaria

0.78

Epilobium canum

Garrett's Firechalice, California Fuchsia, Zauschneria, California-Fuchsia, Hummingbird Flower, Firechalice, Hummingbird Trumpet

0.77

Banksia ericifolia

Heath-Leaf Banksia, Heath-Leaved Banksia, Lantern Banksia, Heath Banksia

0.72

Pyrostegia venusta

Flamevine, Orange Trumpet

0.68

Aloe marlothii

Mountain Aloe, Flat-Flowered Aloe

0.67

Erica arborea

Briar Root, Tree Heath

0.66

Hamelia patens

Balsamillo, Guayabo Negro

0.62

Eucalyptus melliodora

Yellow-Box, Yellow Box

0.62

Fuchsia magellanica

Hardy Fuchsia, Hummingbird Fuchsia, Hardy Fuchsia

0.61

Aralia hispida

Bristly Sarsaparilla, Bristly Spikenard

0.59

Eucalyptus incrassata

Rigde Fruited Mallee, Yellow Mallee

0.59

Alstroemeria aurea

Peruvian-Lily, Peruvian Lily

0.55

Penstemon centranthifolius

Scarlet Bugler

0.55

Galactites tomentosa

Purple Milk Thistle

0.53

Asclepias syriaca

Common Milkweed, Butterfly Flower, Silkweed, Silky Swallow-Wort, Virginia Silkweed

0.51

Dillwynia juniperina

 

0.51

Calluna vulgaris

Heather, Common Heather, Ling

0.49

Calothamnus quadrifidus

Common Netbush, One-Sided Bottlebrush

0.47

Lavandula stoechas

French Lavender, Spanish Lavender, Topped Lavender

0.46

Banksia spinulosa

Hairpin Banksia

0.44

Eucalyptus costata

Yellow Mallee

0.41

Angraecum arachnites

 

0.41

Platanthera stricta

Slender Bog Orchid

0.41

Brachyloma ericoides

 

0.40

Castanea sativa

European Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut

0.40

Robinia pseudoacacia

black locust, false acacia

0.36

Banksia integrifolia

Coast Banksia

0.36

Eucalyptus intermedia

Pink Bloodwood

0.36

Comparettia falcata

Snail Orchid

0.36

Carduus nutans

Nodding Plumeless Thistle, Musk Thistle, Nodding Thistle

0.35

Anigozanthos flavidus

Tall Kangaroo Paw, Yellow Kangaroo Paw, Evergreen Kangaroo Paw

0.35

Melastoma affine

Blue Tongue, Native Lassiandra, Nekkarika

0.35

Echium plantagineum

Salvation Jane, Purple Viper's Bugloss, Paterson's Curse

0.35

Ardisia pachyrrhachis

 

0.33

Leptospermum polygalifolium

Tantoon

0.33

Epilobium angustifolium

Fireweed, Great Willow-Herb, Rosebay Willowherb

0.32

Trichostema lanceolatum

Vinegarweed

0.31

Corydalis ambigua

 

0.31

Fouquieria splendens

Ocotillo, Coachwhip, Candlewood, Slimwood, Desert Coral, Jacob's Staff, Jacob Cactus, Vine Cactus

0.31

Grevillea robusta

Carrington Falls Grevillea

0.30

Acacia cornigera

Bullhorn Wattle, Bullhorn Acacia

0.30

Darwinia fascicularis

 

0.30

Leucospermum cordifolium

Red Pincushion-Protea

0.29

Chamelaucium uncinatum

Geraldton Wax

0.29

Impatiens capensis

Jewelweed, Orange Jewelweed, Common Jewelweed, Spotted Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-Me-Not, Orange Balsam

0.29

Angraecum sesquipedale

Darwin's Orchid, Christmas Orchid, Star Of Bethlehem Orchid, King Of The Angraecums

0.29

Lobularia maritima

Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison, Alyssum

0.28

Streptosolen jamesonii

Marmalade Bush

0.28

Anthyllis hermanniae

 

0.28

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Black Poui, Jacaranda, Blue Jacaranda, Black Poui, Fern Tree

0.28

Eucalyptus cosmophylla

Cup Gum

0.28

Digitalis purpurea

Purple Foxglove, Foxglove, Common Foxglove, Lady's Glove

0.27

Macaranga tanarius

Parasol Leaf Tree, Blush Macaranga, Nasturtium Tree, David's Heart, Heart Leaf

0.27

Linaria vulgaris

Butter And Eggs, Common Toadflax, Yellow Toadflax, Butter-And-Eggs

0.27

Grevillea speciosa

 

0.26

Tillandsia tenuifolia

Narrowleaf Airplant

0.26

Strelitzia reginae

Bird-Of-Paradise

0.25

Ascocentrum ampullaceum

 

0.25

Anthyllis vulneraria

Common Kidneyvetch, Kidney Vetch, Woundwort

0.25

Aquilegia formosa

Crimson Columbine, Western Columbine

0.24

Centaurea cyanus

Garden Cornflower, Cornflower, Bachelor's Button, Bluebottle, Boutonniere Flower, Hurtsickle, Cyani Flower

0.24

Banksia menziesii

Firewood Banksia, Port Wine Banksia, Strawberry Banksia

0.24

Aloe pluridens

 

0.24

Rosmarinus officinalis

rosemary, anthos

0.23

Clerodendrum tracyanum

 

0.23

Petunia axillaris

Large White Petunia, Wild White Petunia, White Moon Petunia

0.23

Epacris impressa

Common Heath, Pink Heath

0.23

Callistemon rugulosus

Scarlet Bottlebrush, Scarlet Bottlebrush

0.22

Kunzea ericoides

Burgan, Kanuka, White Tea-Tree

0.22

Eucalyptus pilligaensis

Narrow-Leaf-Box, Pilliga Grey Box, Narrow Leaved Grey Box

0.22

Vinca major

Bigleaf Periwinkle

0.22

Abromeitiella brevifolia

 

0.22

Heliconia wagneriana

Guatemalan Bird Of Paradise

0.22

Fagopyrum esculentum

Buckwheat

0.21

Kniphofia uvaria

Redhot Poker, Tritoma, Torch Lily

0.21

Callistemon macropunctatus

Scarlet Bottlebrush

0.21

Campsis radicans

Trumpet Creeper, Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper,Cow Itch Vine, Hummingbird Vine

0.21

Agave palmeri

Palmer's Century Plant, Palmer's Agave

0.20

Medinilla magnifica

Showy Medinilla, Philippine Orchid

0.20

Helianthella quinquenervis

Parry's Dwarf-Sunflower

0.20

Oeceoclades maculata

Monk Orchid

0.20

Dendrobium mohlianum

Mohl's Dendrobium

0.20

Gossypium thurberi

 

0.20

Gymnadenia conopsea

West Indian False Box, West Indian False Boxwood

0.20

Hypoestes aristata

 

0.19

Cucurbita pepo

Field Pumpkin, Acorn Squash, Cocozzelle Squash, Crookneck Squash, Pumpkin, Scallop Squash, Straightneck Squash, Vegetable Marrow, Zucchini, Ornamental Gourds

0.19

Erythrina speciosa

 

0.19

Platanthera ciliaris

Yellow Fringed Orchid, Yellow-Fringed Orchid, Orange-Fringed Orchid

0.19

Penstemon barbatus

Beardlip Penstemon, Golden-Beard Penstemon, Scarlet Bugler, Torrey's Penstemon

0.19

Syzygium erythrocalyx

 

0.19

Caesalpinia gilliesii

Bird-Of-Paradise Shrub, Bird Of Paradise Bush, Desert Bird Of Paradise, Yellow Bird Of Paradise, Barba De Chivo, Pa'ab'y', Cennetku'u A'ac', Bodurakasya

0.19

Caesalpinia traceyi

 

0.19

Convolvulus althaeoides

Mallow Bindweed

0.18

Corydalis caseana

Brandegee's Fumewort

0.18

Acacia terminalis

Sunshine Wattle

0.18

Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Laurel, Mountain-Laurel, Calico-Bush, Spoonwood

0.18

Maxillaria Ruiz

 

0.18

Aerangis ellisii

 

0.18

Eucalyptus stoatei

Scarlet Pear Gum, Stoates Moort

0.17

Grevillea barklyana

 

0.17

Opuntia stricta

Erect Pricklypear, Erect Prickly Pear, Nopal Estricto

0.17

Rhus succedanea

wax tree, Japanese wax tree

0.17

Isochilus linearis

Narrowleaf Equallip Orchid

0.17

Guioa semiglauca

 

0.17

Turnera ulmifolia

Ramgoat Dashalong

0.17

Oxytropis monticola

Yellowflower Locoweed, Late Yellow Locoweed, Yellow-Flower Locoweed, Yellow-Flowered Locoweed

0.17

Pedicularis pulchella

Mountain Lousewort

0.17

Lavandula latifolia

Broadleaved Lavender, Spike Lavender, Portuguese Lavender

0.16

Syzygium sayeri

 

0.16

Salvia horminoides

 

0.16

Prostanthera spinosa

Spiny Mint-Bush

0.16

Embelia caulialata

 

0.16

Aconitum columbianum

Columbian Monkshood, Western Monkshood

0.16

Ribes speciosum

fuchsiaflower gooseberry, fuchsia-flowered gooseberry

0.16

Ipomoea triloba

Littlebell, Aiea Morning Glory

0.15

Cistus creticus

Pink Rock-Rose, Hoary Rock-Rose

0.15

Phacelia tanacetifolia

Lacy Phacelia, Purple Tansy

0.15

Tabebuia serratifolia

Yellow Poui

0.15

Nicotiana attenuata

Coyote Tobacco

0.15

Triumfetta semitriloba

Sacramento Burbark

0.15

Thelymitra circumsepta

 

0.14

Nyssa ogeche

Ogeechee Tupelo, White Tupelo, River Lime, Ogeechee Lime Tree, Sour Gum, Wild Lime

0.14

Primula pulverulenta

 

0.14

Banksia nutans

Nodding Banksia

0.14

Lotus sessilifolius

 

0.14

Bulbophyllum macranthum

Large-Flowered Bulbophyllum

0.14

Maxillaria parviflora

Purple Tiger Orchid

0.13

Dysoxylum papuanum

Spicy Mahogany

0.13

Clerodendrum speciosissimum

Javanese Glorybower

0.13

Cleistes divaricata

Rosebud Orchid

0.13

Eucalyptus diversifolia

Soap Mallee, South Australian Coast Mallee

0.13

Pogonia ophioglossoides

Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Pogonia, Snake Mouth Orchid

0.13

Ipomoea pandurata

Man Of The Earth, Wild Potato Vine, Big-Rooted Morning Glory, Man-Of-The-Earth, Manroot

0.13

Pontederia cordata

Pickerelweed, Pickerel Weed

0.13

Lambertia formosa

Mountain Devil

0.13

Cestrum purpureum

 

0.13

Acacia X

 

0.13

Polyscias sambucifolia

Small Basswood, Elderberry Panax, Ornamental Ash, Elderberry Ash

0.13

Aquilegia triternata

Chiricahua Mountain Columbine

0.13

Lonicera arizonica

Arizona Honeysuckle (may only be included because of its name)

0.13

Caryocar brasiliense

Pequi, Souari Nut

0.12

Endospermum myrmecophilum

 

0.12

Carmichaelia australis

 

0.12

Ionopsis utricularioides

Delicate Violet Orchid

0.12

Leonotis nepetifolia

Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga, Lion's Ear

0.12

Pitcairnia angustifolia

Pina Cortadora

0.12

Silene virginica

Fire Pink

0.12

Passiflora mixta

Passionflower, Curuba, Curuba De Indio, Curuba De Monte, Curubita, Palta, Parcha, Tacso

0.12

Opuntia engelmanni

Cow's Tongue Cactus, Cow Tongue Prickly Pear, Desert Prickly Pear, Discus Prickly Pear, Engelmann's Prickly Pear, Texas Prickly Pear, Nopal, Abrojo, Joconostle, Vela De Coyote

0.12

Justicia brandegeeana

Shrimpplant, Mexican Shrimp Plant, Shrimp Plant, False Hop

0.12

Calendula arvensis

Field Marigold

0.12

Deplanchea tetraphylla

Golden Bouquet Tree, Wallaby Wireless Tree, Yellow Pagoda Flower Tree

0.12

Penstemon strictus

Rocky Mountain Penstemon

0.11

Callistemon lilacinus

 

0.11

Clerodendrum wallichii

Wallich's Glorybower

0.11

Dryandra nivea

Honeypot Dryandra (may only be included because of its name)

0.11

Thymus capitatus

 

0.11

Eucalyptus ochrophloia

Yapunyah

0.11

Eucalyptus ficifolia

Red Flowering Gum, Albany Red Flowering Gum

0.11

Sisymbrium alliaria

 

0.11

Lavatera olbia

Tree Lavatera

0.11

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinalflower, Cardinal Flower

0.11

Verbena rigida

Tuberous Vervain

0.11

Chasmanthe aethiopica

 

0.11

Dysoxylum pettigrewianum

Spurwood

0.11

Brunnera macrophylla

Largeleaf Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss, Heartleaf

0.10

Correa schlechtendalii

Narrow-Bell Correa

0.10

Gladiolus longicollis

 

0.10

Callistemon viminalis

Weeping Bottlebrush

0.10

Banksia leptophylla

Slender-Leaved Banksia

0.10

Rockinghamia angustifolia

 

0.10

Pedicularis howellii

Howell's Lousewort

0.10

Scabiosa caucasica

Caucasian Pincushion Flower

0.10

Cleome sparsifolia

Fewleaf Spiderflower, Fewleaf Cleome

0.10

Lonicera japonica

Japanese Honeysuckle (may only be included because of its name)

0.10

Dypsis Noronha

 

0.10

Acacia sphaerocephala

Bee Wattle, Bull's Horn Thorn

0.10

Pilosocereus Byles

 

0.10

Diervilla lonicera

Northern Bush Honeysuckle, Low Bush Honeysuckle, Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, Yellow-Flowered Upright Honeysuckle (may only be included because of its name)

0.10

Cistus monspeliensis

Montpelier Cistus

0.10

Leonotis leonurus

Lion's Ear

0.10

Banksia grossa

Coarse Banksia

0.10

 

 


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