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

Crop Uses and Products

Oilseed or fat

[search terms: oilseed, edible fat, lipid, edible oil]

 

Arabidopsis thaliana

Mouseear Cress, Thale Cress, Mouse-Ear Cress, Arabidopsis

2.99

Brassica juncea

Mustard Greens, Indian Mustard, Chinese Mustard, Leaf Mustard

1.50

Sterculia foetida

Hazel Sterculia

1.43

Carthamus tinctorius

Safflower, Kusumbha

1.40

Dicranum elongatum

Elongate Dicranum Moss, Dense Fork-Moss, Broom Moss

1.31

Eugenia jambolana

Jambul, Jambolan, Jamblang, Jamun

1.19

Physcomitrella patens

Physcomitrella Moss

1.18

Borago officinalis

Common Borage, Borage, Starflower

1.15

Crambe abyssinica

Crambe

1.09

Ricinus communis

castorbean, castor oil plant

1.00

Brassica campestris

Turnip, Mizuna, Napa Cabbage, Cime Di Rapa, Turnip Rape, Annual Turnip Rape, Canola, Field Mustard, Bird Rape, Keblock, Colza

0.88

Linum usitatissimum

Common Flax, Linseed

0.88

Guizotia abyssinica

Guioa, Wild Quince

0.83

Sesamum indicum

 

0.80

Brassica rapa

Colza, Turnip, Mizuna, Napa Cabbage, Cime Di Rapa, Turnip Rape

0.80

Camelina sativa

Gold-Of-Pleasure, Camelina, Gold-Of-Pleasure, False Flax, Wild Flax, Linseed Dodder, German Sesame, Siberian Oilseed

0.74

Boea hygroscopica

 

0.67

Curcuma longa

Common Turmeric

0.63

Momordica charantia

Balsampear, Bitter Melon, Bitter Gourd, Bitter Squash, Goya, Karavella

0.62

Emblica officinalis

Indian Gooseberry, Dhatrik, Amla

0.60

Simmondsia chinensis

Jojoba

0.60

Helianthus annuus

Swamp Sunflower, Narrowleaf Sunflower

0.56

Allium sativum

Cultivated Garlic, Garlic

0.53

Limnanthes douglasii

Douglas' Meadowfoam, Poached Egg Plant

0.50

Cucumis sativus

Garden Cucumber

0.45

Phyllanthus niruri

Gale Of The Wind, Stonebreaker, Seed-Under-Leaf

0.42

Brassica oleracea

Broccoli, Chinese Kale, Cauliflower, Kale, Savoy

0.42

Craterostigma plantagineum

Blue Gem

0.40

Moringa oleifera

Horseradishtree, Moringa, Drumstick Tree, Horseradish Tree, Ben Oil Tree, Benzoil Tree

0.40

Vernonia galamensis

Ironweed

0.40

Pyrularia pubera

Buffalo Nut

0.39

Crithmum maritimum

Samphire, Rock Samphire, Sea Fennel

0.38

Ceratodon purpureus

Ceratodon Moss, Fire Moss, Purple Horn Toothed Moss

0.38

Hippophae rhamnoides

Manchineel, Manchineel Tree

0.37

Philodendron cordatum

Heartleaf Philodendron, Philodendron Angra Dos Reis

0.36

Ocimum sanctum

Holy Basil, Tulasi

0.35

Tortula ruralis

Tortula Moss

0.35

Aegle marmelos

Indian Bael, Bael, Bengal Quince, Golden Apple, Stone Apple, Wood Apple, Bili

0.32

Securigera securidaca

Goat Pea

0.32

Silene cucubalus

 

0.32

Nigella sativa

Black Cumin, Fennel Flower, Nutmeg Flower, Black Caraway, Roman Coriander

0.32

Vernicia fordii

Tungoil Tree

0.32

Tropaeolum majus

Nasturtium

0.31

Undaria pinnatifida

 

0.31

Trigonella foenumgraecum

 

0.31

Avena sativa

Common Oat

0.30

Acer pseudoplatanus

Sycamore, Sycamore Maple

0.30

Jatropha curcas

Barbados Nut, Purging Nut, Physic Nut, JCL

0.30

Trigonella foenum-graecum

Sicklefruit Fenugreek

0.29

Terminalia arjuna

 

0.29

Morus indica

 

0.29

Silybum marianum

Blessed Milkthistle

0.29

Prunus amygdalus

Almond, Badam

0.28

Aquilegia vulgaris

European Columbine, Common Columbine, Granny's Nightcap, Granny's Bonnet

0.28

Casearia esculenta

 

0.27

Semecarpus anacardium

Markingnut Tree

0.27

Vernonia anthelmintica

Ironweed

0.27

Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia, Gambooge, Brindleberry, Brindall Berry, Malabar Tamarind, Assam Fruit, Vadakkan Puli, Northern Tamarind, Kudam Puli, Pot Tamarind

0.27

Athyrium niponicum

Japanese Painted Fern

0.26

Sinapis alba

White Mustard

0.25

Phaeophyscia sciastra

Wreath Lichen

0.25

Cuphea viscosissima

Blue Waxweed, Clammy Cuphea, Tarweed

0.25

Exocarpus cupressiformis

Native Cherry, Cherry Ballart

0.24

Caesalpinia bonducella

Sagargoti

0.24

Lunaria annua

Annual Honesty, Honesty

0.24

Averrhoa bilimbi

Bilimbi, Cucumber Tree, Tree Sorrel

0.24

Withania somnifera

Withania

0.24

Banksia candolleana

Propeller Banksia

0.24

Hakea flabellifolia

 

0.24

Hakea neurophylla

Myrtle Hakea

0.24

Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree

0.23

Sphagnum fuscum

Sphagnum

0.23

Salvia hispanica

Chia

0.23

Hibiscus sabdariffa

Shoeblackplant, Rose Mallow, Chinese Hibiscus, China Rose, Shoe Flower, Red Hibiscus

0.23

Pongamia pinnata

Indian Beech, Pongam Oiltree, Karanj, Honge, Pungai, Kanuga, Naktamala

0.23

Coccinia indica

 

0.22

Shorea robusta

Sal Tree

0.22

Madhuca longifolia

Mahua, Mahwa, Iluppai

0.22

Catharanthus roseus

Madagascar Periwinkle, Madagascar Rosy Periwinkle, Cape Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle, Rosy Periwinkle, Old-Maid

0.21

Cassia auriculata

Avaram, Ranawara, Avaram Senna

0.21

Marchantia polymorpha

Common Liverwort, Umbrella Liverwort

0.21

Nicotiana benthamiana

 

0.21

Buchanania lanzan

Charoli Tree

0.20

Diapensia lapponica

Pincushion Plant

0.20

Artemisia herba-alba

White Wormwood

0.20

Gymnema sylvestre

 

0.19

Allium porrum

Garden Leek, Leek

0.19

Xanthium orientale

 

0.19

Ilex paraguariensis

Mate, Yerba Mate

0.19

Caloncoba echinata

Caloncoba

0.19

Cryptotaenia japonica

Japanese Honewort

0.19

Lesquerella fendleri

Fendler's Bladderpod, Yellowtop, Lesquerella

0.19

Perilla frutescens

Beefsteakplant, Shiso

0.19

Ipomoea tricolor

Grannyvine, Morning Glory

0.18

Iris germanica

German Iris, Orris-Root

0.18

Cajanus indicus

Pigeon Pea, Kardis, Gandule Bean, Tropical Green Pea, Kadios, Congo Pea, Gungo Pea, Gunga Pea, Fio-Fio, Mgb'mgb', No-Eye Pea, Toor Dal, Arhar Dal,Togari Bele, Thuvaram Paruppu, Kandi Pappu

0.18

Episcia reptans

 

0.18

Coriandrum sativum

Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley, Dhania

0.17

Pterocarpus marsupium

Malabar Kino, Vijayasar, Indian Kino Tree

0.17

Gossypium arboreum

Tree Cotton

0.17

Dictyonema glabratum

Dictyonema Lichen

0.17

Perilla ocymoides

 

0.17

Rosmarinus officinalis

rosemary, anthos

0.16

Atriplex lentiformis

Quail Bush, Big Saltbrush, Big Saltbush, Quailbrush, Lenscale, Len-Scale Saltbush, White Thistle

0.16

Amaranthus tricolor

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

0.15

Enteromorpha prolifera

 

0.15

Raphanus sativus

Cultivated Radish, Radish

0.15

Cannabis sativa

Marijuana

0.15

Cerbera odollam

Suicide Tree, Pong-Pong, Othalanga

0.15

Daucus carota

Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest, Bishop's Lace

0.15

Punica granatum

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

0.15

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus

square goose neck moss, springy turf-moss

0.15

Hybanthus enneaspermus

 

0.15

Camellia sinensis

Assam Tea, Tea Plant, Tea Shrub

0.15

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry, Aronia Berry

0.14

Suaeda maritima

Herbaceous Seepweed, Rich's Seepweed

0.14

Bassia butyracea

 

0.14

Crepis rubra

Red Hawksbeard, Pink Hawk's-Beard

0.14

Beta maritima

Sea Beet

0.14

Acanthophoenix rubra

Barbel Palm

0.14

Umbellularia californica

California Laurel

0.14

Tidestromia oblongifolia

Arizona Honeysweet

0.14

Pisonia alba

Lettuce Tree, Maluko

0.14

Garcinia kola

Garcinia, Bitter Kola

0.14

Asparagus racemosus

Satavar, Shatavari, Shatamull

0.14

Elaeodendron glaucum

 

0.14

Maclura pomifera

Osage Orange, Osage Orange, Hedge Apple, Horse Apple, Monkey Ball, Bois D'arc, Bodark, Bodock

0.14

Bacopa monnieri

Herb Of Grace, Waterhyssop, Brahmi, Thyme-Leafed Gratiola, Water Hyssop

0.13

Plagiothecium laetum

Plagiothecium Moss, Bright Silk-Moss

0.13

Brassica carinata

Ethiopian Mustard, Abyssinian Mustard

0.13

Garcinia indica

Garcinia, Kokum

0.13

Cratoneuron filicinum

Cratoneuron Moss, Fern-Leaved Hook-Moss

0.13

Glossogyne tenuifolia

 

0.13

Annona squamosa

Sugar Apple, Sugar-Apples

0.13

Nerium oleander

Oleander

0.13

Commelina communis

Asiatic Dayflower, Yazhicao, Tsuyukusa

0.13

Melothria maderaspatana

 

0.12

Pueraria thunbergiana

Kudzu, Japanese Arrowroot

0.12

Chenopodium rubrum

Red Goosefoot, Coastblite Goosefoot

0.12

Ungnadia speciosa

Mexican Buckeye

0.12

Erythrina cristagalli

Ceibo, Seíbo, Corticeira, Bucaré, Cockspur Coral Tree, Crybabytree

0.12

Briza humilis

Quakinggrass, Spiked Quaking Grass

0.12

Lippia nodiflora

Frog Fruit, Sawtooth Fogfruit, Turkey Tangle, Bukkan, Ratolia, Vakkan, Podutalai, Vasir, Vasuka

0.12

Thunbergia alata

Blackeyed Susan Vine

0.11

Laminaria japonica

Dashi Kombu

0.11

Phaseolus multiflorus

 

0.11

Bruguiera parviflora

Smallflower Bruguiera

0.11

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

0.11

Cassia tora

Sickle Wild Sensitive-Plant

0.11

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnation, Clove Pink, Rainbow Pink

0.11

Quillaja saponaria

Soapbark, Soap Bark Tree

0.11

Cuphea wrightii

Wright's Waxweed

0.11

Barbilophozia barbata

 

0.11

Andrographis paniculata

Green Chirayta, Creat, King Of Bitters, Andrographis, India Echinacea

0.11

Limnanthes alba

White Meadowfoam

0.11

Eruca sativa

Salad Rocket, Roquette, Rucola, Rugula, Colewort, Arugula, Garden Rocket, Rocket, Eruca

0.11

Ichnocarpus frutescens

Black Creeper, Kali-Dudhi, Botilai, Shyamlata, Dudhilata, Palvalli, Siamlata

0.11

Piper longum

Indian Long Pepper, Long Pepper

0.11

Cyperus tuberosus

 

0.11

Osmunda regalis

Royal Fern, Flowering Fern

0.10

Cuphea procumbens

Creeping Waxweed, Hierba De Cancer

0.10

Elaeis guineensis

African Oil Palm, Macaw-Fat

0.10

Santalum obtusifolium

 

0.10

Phaseolus mungo

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

0.10

Nelumbo nucifera

Sacred Lotus, Indian Lotus, Bean Of India, Lotus

0.10

Morus alba

White Mulberry

0.10

Spirodela oligorrhiza

 

0.10

Guilielma speciosa

 

0.10

Psathyrotes ramosissima

Velvet Turtleback, Turtleback

0.10

Allium victorialis

Victory Onion, Alpine Leek, Caucas

0.10

Ulex europaeus

Common Gorse

0.10

Cerbera manghas

Sea Mango

0.10

Erythrina corallodendron

Connate Erythrina, Coral Erythrina

0.10

Cakile maritima

European Searocket

0.10

 

 


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