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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

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Leptospermum liversidgei

Swamp May, Olive Teatree, Lemon-Scented Teatree, Lemon Teatree

16.18

Backhousia anisata

Ringwood, Aniseed Tree

13.27

Backhousia myrtifolia

Carrol, Carrol Ironwood, Neverbreak, Ironwood, Grey Myrtle, Australian Lancewood

10.35

Melaleuca bracteata

River Teatree

5.62

Zieria smithii

 

4.04

Melaleuca ericifolia

Swamp Paperbark

3.66

Vauquelinia corymbosa

Slimleaf Rosewood

3.60

Conradina etonia

Eton Rosemary, Etonia Rosemary

3.60

Prostanthera melissifolia

Balm Mint Bush

3.19

Leptospermum petersonii

Common Teatree, Lemon-Scented Teatree

3.12

Melaleuca uncinata

Broom Honeymyrtle, Broombush, Brushwood

1.90

Corymbia citriodora

Lemonscented Gum, Lemon-Scented Gum, Blue Spotted Gum, Lemon Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Citriodora

1.68

Vitex negundo

Chinese Chastetree

1.61

Melaleuca linariifolia

Cajeput Tree, Snow-In-Summer, Narrow-Leaved Paperbark, Flax-Leaved Paperbark, Gadigal Budjur

1.61

Cymbopogon nardus

Citronella Grass

1.39

Artemisia longifolia

Longleaf Wormwood, Longleaf Sagebrush

1.33

Eucalyptus citriodora

 

1.16

Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium

Pyrethrum

1.12

Balanites maughamii

Manduro, Torchwood, Groendoring, Ugobandlovu

1.02

Backhousia citriodora

Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Scented Myrtle, Lemon Scented Ironwood

0.90

Boswellia papyrifera

Elephant Tree

0.88

Eugenia aromatica

 

0.87

Conradina canescens

False Rosemary

0.62

Melaleuca leucadendron

Cajeput Tree

0.61

Eucalyptus dives

Broadleaf Peppermint Gum, Broad-Leaved Peppermint

0.61

Cyperus scariosus

Cypriol, Nagarmotha

0.50

Melampodium divaricatum

Boton De Oro, Butter Daisy

0.49

Eremophila mitchellii

False Sandalwood

0.47

Callitris columellaris

White Cypress-Pine, Murray River Cypress-Pine, Northern Cypress-Pine

0.47

Callicarpa americana

American Beautyberry

0.42

Azadirachta indica

Neem, Nimtree, Indian Lilac

0.41

Artemisia biennis

Biennial Wormwood

0.38

Artemisia cana

Silver Sagebrush, Sticky Sagebrush, Silver Wormwood, Hoary Sagebrush, Dwarf Sagebrush

0.37

Clematis hirsuta

 

0.36

Moschosma polystachyum

 

0.35

Lindera melissifolia

Southern Spicebush, Pondberry

0.34

Eucalyptus radiata

Narrow-Leaf Peppermint Gum, Narrow-Leaved Peppermint, Forth River Peppermint

0.33

Litsea cubeba

Litsea, Mountain Pepper, May Chang, Maqaw

0.33

Acacia decurrens

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

0.33

Nepeta cataria

Catnip, Catswort, Catmint

0.30

Anthelia julacea

 

0.30

Callicarpa japonica

Japanese Callicarpa, Japanese Beautyberry

0.29

Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass, Oil Grass

0.29

Ocimum kilimandscharicum

Hoary Basil, African Blue Basil

0.28

Anemopsis californica

Yerba Mansa, Lizard Tail

0.28

Abies koreana

Korean Fir

0.26

Boesenbergia rotunda

Rotund Boesenbergia, Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger

0.24

Eucalyptus torquata

Coral Gum, Coolgardie Gum

0.24

Syzygium guineense

 

0.22

Achillea collina

 

0.22

Eucalyptus perriniana

Spinning Gum, Spinning Gum

0.20

Ononis speciosa

 

0.19

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Punktree, Broad-Leaved Paperbark, The Paper Bark Tea Tree, Niaouli

0.18

Abelia grandiflora

Glossy Abelia

0.18

Eugenia caryophyllata

Clove

0.17

Curcuma aromatica

Curcuma, Wild Turmeric

0.16

Boswellia carteri

Frankincense, Olibanum-Tree

0.14

Baccharis salicifolia

Mule-Fat, Mule Fat, Seepwillow, Water-Wally

0.14

Eucalyptus maculata

Spotted Gum

0.14

Aloe ferox

Cape Aloe, Bitter Aloe, Red Aloe, Tap Aloe

0.13

Pelargonium asperum

 

0.13

Dianthus superbus

Fringed Pink, Large Pink

0.13

Blumea mollis

 

0.12

Preissia quadrata

 

0.12

Citrus hystrix

Kaffir Lime

0.12

Artemisia vulgaris

Mugwort, Common Wormwood

0.11

Pinus pumila

Dwarf Siberian Pine, Siberian Dwarf Pine, Dwarf Stone Pine, Japanese Stone Pine, Creeping Pine

0.10

Artemisia arborescens

Tree Wormwood

0.10

Capparis tomentosa

African Caper, Woolly Caper Bush

0.10

Pinus longifolia

Chir Pine

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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