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

Species attracting attention:
for likely fuelwood production

The species below have attracted recent attention in the literature.
The percentages after each crop use/product reflect the rank of likely fuelwood 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]  [dye]  [erosion control]  [essential oil]  [flavouring/spice]  [fodder]  [food dye]  [food for humans]  [forage]  [fruit]  [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

Fuelwood (75.0)

Mallotus philippensis

Fuelwood (71.7)

Calycophyllum candidissimum

Fuelwood (61.9)

Coriaria nepalensis

Fuelwood (58.8)

Bauhinia variegata

Fuelwood (57.1)

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Fuelwood (47.9)

Bauhinia galpinii

Fuelwood (47.5)

Ficus hispida

Fuelwood (47.0)

Buellia griseovirens

Fuelwood (44.3)

Markhamia lutea

Fuelwood (42.9)

Diospyros mespiliformis

Fuelwood (41.5)

Enterolobium cyclocarpum

Fuelwood (36.7)

Guazuma ulmifolia

Fuelwood (33.9)

Haloxylon ammodendron

Fuelwood (33.7)

Hypocenomyce scalaris

Fuelwood (33.4)

Cordia globosa

Fuelwood (32.4)

Caloplaca cerina

Fuelwood (30.9)

Combretum imberbe

Fuelwood (30.8)

Byrsonima crassifolia

Fuelwood (29.5)

Cochlospermum religiosum

Fuelwood (28.4)

Crataeva tapia

Fuelwood (27.5)

Atriplex lampa

Fuelwood (27.1)

Anogeissus latifolia

Fuelwood (25.9)

Lantana camara

Fuelwood (23.3)

Albizia procera

Fuelwood (22.8)

Inga vera

Fuelwood (22.8)

Ficus racemosa

Fuelwood (22.5)

Dichrostachys cinerea

Fuelwood (22.2)

Acacia auriculiformis

Fuelwood (21.2)

Carissa spinarum

Fuelwood (21.1)

Cordia alliodora

Fuelwood (20.8)

Sclerocarya birrea

Fuelwood (20.2)

Talisia esculenta

Fuelwood (19.8)

Celtis australis

Fuelwood (19.2)

Albizia adianthifolia

Fuelwood (18.0)

Cupressus lusitanica

Fuelwood (17.8)

Dillenia indica

Fuelwood (17.5)

Khaya anthotheca

Fuelwood (17.4)

Bauhinia purpurea

Fuelwood (17.3)

Bombax ceiba

Fuelwood (17.0)

Platycarya strobilacea

Fuelwood (16.2)

Pithecellobium dulce

Fuelwood (16.1)

Cassia grandis

Fuelwood (15.8)

Rubus niveus

Fuelwood (14.7)

Acacia crassicarpa

Fuelwood (14.4)

Syzygium cumini

Fuelwood (13.8)

Cassia siamea

Fuelwood (12.8)

Calophyllum brasiliense

Fuelwood (12.8)

Eucalyptus cladocalyx

Fuelwood (12.2)

Acacia mellifera

Fuelwood (12.0)

Acacia nilotica

Fuelwood (11.0)

Calodendrum capense

Fuelwood (10.6)

Solanum americanum

Fuelwood (9.7)

Avicennia officinalis

Fuelwood (9.7)

Chrysophyllum albidum

Fuelwood (9.5)

Mahonia nervosa

Fuelwood (9.4)

Genipa americana

Fuelwood (9.0)

Cedrela odorata

Fuelwood (9.0)

Diospyros digyna

Fuelwood (8.9)

Austrocedrus chilensis

Fuelwood (8.8)

Schmidtia pappophoroides

Fuelwood (8.6)

Spondias mombin

Fuelwood (8.0)

Muntingia calabura

Fuelwood (7.5)

Ceiba pentandra

Fuelwood (7.4)

Ziziphus mauritiana

Fuelwood (7.3)

Semecarpus anacardium

Fuelwood (7.2)

Symplocos paniculata

Fuelwood (7.2)

Balanites aegyptiaca

Fuelwood (7.2)

Orbignya phalerata

Fuelwood (6.8)

Eucalyptus pellita

Fuelwood (6.7)

Flueggea virosa

Fuelwood (6.6)

Ziziphus lotus

Fuelwood (6.5)

Tamarindus indica

Fuelwood (6.5)

Xylocarpus granatum

Fuelwood (6.3)

Cladonia coniocraea

Fuelwood (6.1)

Gliricidia sepium

Fuelwood (6.1)

Araucaria araucana

Fuelwood (6.0)

Acacia tortilis

Fuelwood (6.0)

Phyllanthus emblica

Fuelwood (6.0)

Grewia flavescens

Fuelwood (5.9)

Schizachyrium sanguineum

Fuelwood (5.8)

Ficus sycomorus

Fuelwood (5.6)

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Fuelwood (5.5)

Crataeva magna

Fuelwood (5.4)

Festuca pallescens

Fuelwood (5.2)

Spondias tuberosa

Fuelwood (5.2)

Berberis aristata

Fuelwood (5.2)

Lagerstroemia speciosa

Fuelwood (5.0)

Morus alba

Fuelwood (4.9)

Rhizophora mucronata

Fuelwood (4.3)

Erythrina abyssinica


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