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

Species attracting attention:
 common names V..

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


Carum copticum


Pandanus tectorius

Vadakkan Puli

Garcinia cambogia

Vai Vidang

Embelia ribes


Indigofera suffruticosa


Embelia ribes


Canavalia gladiata


Canavalia gladiata


Cyclopia subternata

Valley Tea

Cyclopia subternata


Vanilla planifolia

Vanilla Grass

Anthoxanthum odoratum


Dioscorea bulbifera

Variable Flatsedge

Cyperus difformis

Varigated Yellow Pond-Lily

Nuphar lutea

Varnish Tree

Rhus verniciflua

Vegetable Marrow

Cucurbita pepo


Luffa cylindrica

Veldt Grape

Cissus quadrangularis


Cissus quadrangularis

Velvet Bean

Mucuna pruriens

Velvet Foot

Flammulina velutipes

Velvet Mesquite

Prosopis velutina

Velvet Stem

Flammulina velutipes

Velvet Tree

Miconia calvescens


Abutilon theophrasti


Cissampelos pareira

Venus Hair Fern

Adiantum capillus-veneris


Portulaca oleracea


Vetiveria zizanioides

Victoria Creeper

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Victorian Ash

Eucalyptus regnans


Embelia ribes

Vietnamese Luffa

Luffa cylindrica


Anadenanthera colubrina

Vine Of Sodom

Citrullus colocynthis

Vine Spinach

Basella alba


Lophostemon confertus


Lophostemon confertus

Viper's Bugloss

Echium vulgare

Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia Iris

Iris virginica

Virginia Silkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Virginia Spring Beauty

Claytonia virginica

Virginia Stock

Malcolmia maritima

Virginia Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana

Virginia Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum

Virginia Wildrye

Elymus virginicus


Virola calophylla


Cyclopia subternata

Vng Nem

Erythrina variegata

Voodoo Lily

Amorphophallus konjac


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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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