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

Species attracting attention:
 common names U..

The species below (listed by common names U..) 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


Brosimum alicastrum


Brosimum alicastrum


Brosimum alicastrum

Ulam Raja

Cosmos caudatus


Eucryphia cordifolia


Dicranopteris linearis

Umbellata Oleaster

Elaeagnus umbellata

Umbrella Liverwort

Marchantia polymorpha

Umbrella Milkweed

Euphorbia helioscopia

Umbrella Pine

Pinus pinea

Umbrella Thorn

Acacia tortilis

Umbrella Thorn Acacia

Acacia tortilis


Pappea capensis


Rhizophora mucronata


Podocarpus falcatus


Pappea capensis


Podocarpus falcatus


Pappea capensis

Unbrella Plant

Cyperus involucratus

Upland Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum

Upright Brome

Bromus erectus

Upright Myrtle Spurge

Euphorbia rigida

Upright Sedge

Carex stricta

Upriver Orange Mangrove

Bruguiera sexangula


Oxalis tuberosa

Urban's Mimosa

Mimosa quadrivalvis

Urn Orchid

Bletilla striata

Uruguayan Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana


Bixa orellana

Utah Juniper

Juniperus osteosperma


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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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