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

Species attracting attention:
for likely dye production


The species below have attracted recent attention in the literature.
The percentages after each crop use/product reflect the rank of likely dye production
amongst the 68 crop uses/products investigated for each species

Listings of species attracting attention by scientific name, common name or keyword are available here.
The listing of all species on the website is available here.

Other likely crop uses/products investigated are:

[allelopathy]  [aquatic]  [beverage]  [biofuel]  [bioindicator]  [birdseed]  [boundary]  [breeding]  [cane/bamboo]  [cereal]  [charcoal]  [chewing]  [clothing fibre]  [companion plant]  [cosmetics]  [cut flower]  [dietary fibre]  [erosion control]  [essential oil]  [flavouring/spice]  [fodder]  [food dye]  [food for humans]  [forage]  [fruit]  [fuelwood]  [genetics]  [grain legume]  [green manure]  [hemiparasite]  [honey]  [host for disease]  [industrial product]  [insect repellent]  [insectivorous]  [jewellery]  [medicinal]  [model]  [nut]  [nutraceutical]  [oilseed/fat]  [ornamental]  [paper pulp]  [pesticide]  [phytoamelioration]  [phytoextractive]  [plant grafting]  [plant gum]  [poison]  [pseudocereal]  [psychoactive]  [resin]  [revegetation]  [rubber]  [seagrass]  [shade]  [smoking]  [soil amelioration]  [starch]  [sweetener]  [tannin]  [timber]  [turf]  [vegetable]  [wastewater treatment]  [weed]  [wood fibre]

 


Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):


Species name

Dye (98.6)

Polygonum orientale

Dye (98.0)

Reseda luteola

Dye (96.7)

Typhonium flagelliforme

Dye (96.4)

Aster amellus

Dye (92.3)

Indigofera tinctoria

Dye (91.4)

Isatis tinctoria

Dye (90.4)

Luffa cylindrica

Dye (89.1)

Cotinus coggygria

Dye (88.8)

Indigofera suffruticosa

Dye (87.0)

Delonix regia

Dye (84.8)

Enteromorpha prolifera

Dye (81.2)

Pleurotus ostreatus

Dye (76.3)

Rubia cordifolia

Dye (76.0)

Lawsonia inermis

Dye (75.5)

Trichosanthes dioica

Dye (70.2)

Acacia leucocephala

Dye (65.5)

Leptogium saturninum

Dye (65.4)

Xanthoparmelia conspersa

Dye (62.4)

Euphorbia rigida

Dye (57.2)

Caesalpinia sappan

Dye (56.5)

Dysoxylum spectabile

Dye (55.0)

Rheum emodi

Dye (54.7)

Azolla filiculoides

Dye (51.6)

Eclipta alba

Dye (50.0)

Bixa orellana

Dye (48.4)

Caesalpinia echinata

Dye (46.0)

Paulownia tomentosa

Dye (45.0)

Pterocarpus santalinus

Dye (41.7)

Quercus infectoria

Dye (40.3)

Citrus grandis

Dye (36.4)

Caladium bicolor

Dye (35.8)

Goodyera repens

Dye (31.5)

Cassia tora

Dye (28.2)

Astragalus bibullatus

Dye (26.6)

Galium verum

Dye (25.2)

Metrosideros excelsa

Dye (23.5)

Clarkia springvillensis

Dye (22.7)

Salsola vermiculata

Dye (20.7)

Dittrichia graveolens

Dye (20.4)

Cocos nucifera

Dye (20.0)

Armoracia rusticana

Dye (19.3)

Opuntia megacantha

Dye (18.7)

Acrocomia aculeata

Dye (18.0)

Eucalyptus aggregata

Dye (17.7)

Durio zibethinus

Dye (17.6)

Mimulus ringens

Dye (16.4)

Azadirachta indica

Dye (16.3)

Lithospermum erythrorhizon

Dye (16.3)

Borassus aethiopum

Dye (16.1)

Volvariella volvacea

Dye (15.7)

Typha angustifolia

Dye (15.3)

Arundo donax

Dye (15.1)

Cactus opuntia

Dye (15.0)

Butea monosperma

Dye (14.8)

Cortaderia selloana

Dye (14.7)

Solidago canadensis

Dye (14.4)

Parmotrema tinctorum

Dye (14.2)

Agave lechuguilla

Dye (12.5)

Lepidium lasiocarpum

Dye (12.2)

Muntingia calabura

Dye (11.8)

Bougainvillea spectabilis

Dye (10.6)

Terminalia arjuna

Dye (10.6)

Xanthoceras sorbifolia

Dye (10.5)

Citharexylum spinosum

Dye (10.3)

Momordica charantia

Dye (10.0)

Araucaria angustifolia

Dye (8.9)

Primula vulgaris

Dye (8.2)

Crocus sativus

Dye (8.1)

Moringa oleifera

Dye (8.1)

Clitoria ternatea

Dye (8.1)

Goodyera oblongifolia

Dye (7.8)

Artocarpus heterophyllus

Dye (7.6)

Tamarindus indica

Dye (6.9)

Punica granatum

Dye (6.8)

Terminalia bellerica

Dye (6.4)

Epipogium roseum

Dye (6.2)

Opuntia ficus-indica

Dye (6.2)

Comarum palustre

Dye (6.0)

Kallstroemia grandiflora

Dye (5.9)

Glechoma hederacea

Dye (5.6)

Morinda citrifolia

Dye (5.4)

Phragmites australis

Dye (5.4)

Curcuma longa

Dye (5.3)

Duchesnea indica

Dye (5.2)

Plantago psyllium

Dye (5.1)

Sesuvium portulacastrum

Dye (4.9)

Curcuma aromatica

Dye (4.8)

Cupressus sempervirens

Dye (4.8)

Sasa veitchii

Dye (4.8)

Cestrum diurnum

Dye (4.5)

Spondias tuberosa

Dye (4.4)

Caesalpinia spinosa

 


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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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