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

Species attracting attention:
 common names N..

The species below (listed by common names N..) have attracted recent attention in the literature.

Listings of species attracting attention by common name, keyword or crop use/product are available here.
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Common name(s)


Species name


Capsicum chinense

Naga Jolokia

Capsicum chinense


Dioscorea oppositifolia


Dioscorea opposita

Nagami Kumquat

Fortunella margarita


Couroupita guianensis

Naked Lady

Colchicum autumnale


Pongamia pinnata


Byrsonima crassifolia


Byrsonima crassifolia


Eugenia uniflora


Choerospondias axillaris

Napa Cabbage

Brassica campestris

Napa Cabbage

Brassica rapa

Napoleon's Plume

Bauhinia monandra

Nard Grass

Nardus stricta

Narrow Buckler Fern

Dryopteris carthusiana

Narrow Leaf Hopbush

Dodonaea viscosa

Narrow-Leaf Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Lotus glaber

Narrowleaf Cattail

Typha angustifolia

Narrowleaf Lupine

Lupinus angustifolius

Narrow-Leaf Peppermint Gum

Eucalyptus radiata

Narrowleaf Plantain

Plantago lanceolata

Narrowleaf Red Ironbark

Eucalyptus crebra

Narrowleaf Sunflower

Helianthus annuus

Narrowleaf Willow

Salix exigua

Narrow-Leafed Lupin

Lupinus angustifolius

Narrow-Leaved Alpinia

Alpinia mutica

Narrow-Leaved Box

Eucalyptus microcarpa

Narrow-Leaved Ironbark

Eucalyptus crebra

Narrow-Leaved Lavender

Lavandula officinalis

Narrow-Leaved Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia

Narrow-Leaved Paperbark

Melaleuca alternifolia

Narrow-Leaved Peppermint

Eucalyptus radiata

Narrow-Leaved Purple Coneflower

Echinacea angustifolia

Narrow-Leaved Tea-Tree

Melaleuca alternifolia

Narrow-Leaved Ti-Tree

Melaleuca alternifolia

Nashi Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia

Nasturtium Bauhinia

Bauhinia galpinii

Nasturtium Tree

Macaranga tanarius

Native Currant

Carissa spinarum

Native Flax

Linum marginale

Native Hop

Dodonaea viscosa

Native Hop Bush

Dodonaea viscosa

Native Lassiandra

Melastoma affine

Native Scurf Pea

Cullen australasicum

Native Tobacco

Nicotiana occidentalis

Native Willow

Acacia salicina

Navy Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris


Ocimum gratissimum

Neck Pumpkin

Cucurbita moschata


Hesperostipa curtiseta

Needle-And-Thread Grass

Hesperostipa curtiseta


Stipa breviflora


Stipa grandis


Stipa klemenzii

Needlegrass Rush

Juncus roemerianus

Needleleaf Sedge

Carex duriuscula


Juncus roemerianus


Azadirachta indica


Cassia occidentalis


Melastoma affine

Nelson's Mimosa

Mimosa quadrivalvis


Nymphaea alba

Nepal Cardamom

Amomum subulatum

Nepalese Browntop

Microstegium vimineum

Nepali Hog Plum

Choerospondias axillaris

Neptune Grass

Posidonia oceanica

Netleaf Hackberry

Celtis laevigata


Celtis occidentalis

Nevada Bluegrass

Poa secunda

New South Wales Coral Heath

Epacris pulchella

New Zealand Christmas Tree

Metrosideros excelsa

New Zealand Laurel

Corynocarpus laevigatus

New Zealand Pigmyweed

Crassula helmsii

New Zealand Pohutukawa

Metrosideros excelsa

New Zealand Teatree

Leptospermum scoparium

New Zealand Yam

Oxalis tuberosa


Pimenta dioica

Ngai Camphor

Blumea balsamifera


Anogeissus leiocarpa

N'gallama Tree

Anogeissus leiocarpa


Cenchrus biflorus


Melaleuca quinquenervia

Nicaragua Wood

Caesalpinia echinata


Cestrum nocturnum


Cestrum nocturnum

Night Blooming Cereus

Hylococcus sericeus

Night Jessamine

Cestrum nocturnum

Nightblooming Cactus

Hylococcus sericeus

Night-Blooming Cestrum

Cestrum nocturnum

Night-Blooming Jasmine

Cestrum nocturnum

Night-Blooming Jessamine

Cestrum nocturnum


Muntingia calabura


Muntingia calabura

Nile Cabbage

Pistia stratiotes

Nile Grass

Cyperus papyrus

Nile Trumpet

Markhamia lutea

Nile Tulip

Markhamia lutea


Azadirachta indica

Nipa Palm

Nypa fruticans

Niu Pi Xiao

Cynanchum auriculatum

Niu Xi

Achyranthes bidentata


Momordica balsamina

Nodding Avens

Geum rivale

Nodding Plumeless Thistle

Carduus nutans

Nodding Thistle

Carduus nutans

No-Eye Pea

Cajanus cajan


Morinda citrifolia

Nopal Estricto

Opuntia dillenii

North American Beech

Fagus grandifolia

Northern Bangalow Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Northern Bedstraw

Galium boreale

Northern Black Wattle

Acacia auriculiformis

Northern Coralroot

Corallorhiza trifida

Northern Cypress-Pine

Callitris columellaris

Northern Cypress-Pine

Callitris glaucophylla

Northern Firmoss

Huperzia serrata

Northern Groundcone

Boschniakia rossica

Northern Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

Northern Red Oak

Quercus rubra

Northern Sea Oats

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Tamarind

Garcinia cambogia

Northern Water Hemlock

Cicuta virosa

Northern Watermilfoil

Myriophyllum sibiricum

Northern Wattle

Acacia crassicarpa

Northern White Mountain Avens

Dryas integrifolia

Northern Willow Herb

Epilobium ciliatum

Northern Wood Rush

Luzula confusa

Northern Woodrush

Luzula confusa

Norway Maple

Acer platanoides

Norway Spruce

Picea abies

Norwegian Ragged Lichen

Platismatia norvegica


Embothrium coccineum

Nut Grass

Cyperus rotundus

Nutgall Tree

Rhus chinensis


Cyperus rotundus


Myristica fragrans

Nutmeg Flower

Nigella sativa

Nuttall's Waterweed

Elodea nuttallii

Nyasaland Mahogany

Khaya anthotheca


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service;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; Wiley Online Library; High Wire; Oxford Journals; USDA National Agricultural Library; for synonyms: The Plant List; for common names:; etc.

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