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

Species attracting attention:
for likely revegetation purposes

The species below have attracted recent attention in the literature.
The percentages after each crop use/product reflect the rank of likely revegetation purposes
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]  [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]  [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

Revegetation (91.1)

Caragana korshinskii

Revegetation (85.6)

Heteropappus altaicus

Revegetation (82.3)

Cytisus multiflorus

Revegetation (74.0)

Elymus elymoides

Revegetation (67.4)

Hedysarum scoparium

Revegetation (60.3)

Cassia surattensis

Revegetation (48.8)

Elymus multisetus

Revegetation (46.9)

Bromus rubens

Revegetation (46.4)

Piptatherum miliaceum

Revegetation (45.9)

Pleuraphis jamesii

Revegetation (44.4)

Brabejum stellatifolium

Revegetation (42.0)

Caragana microphylla

Revegetation (39.4)

Artemisia scoparia

Revegetation (37.7)

Digitaria californica

Revegetation (37.4)

Eucalyptus rubida

Revegetation (35.7)

Ephedra fragilis

Revegetation (32.8)

Astrebla lappacea

Revegetation (31.5)

Collema tenax

Revegetation (30.0)

Stipa breviflora

Revegetation (29.1)

Bromus madritensis

Revegetation (27.2)

Elymus trachycaulus

Revegetation (26.1)

Eucalyptus salmonophloia

Revegetation (25.8)

Lotus creticus

Revegetation (25.8)

Lomandra longifolia

Revegetation (25.7)

Celtis philippensis

Revegetation (24.8)

Calypogeia muelleriana

Revegetation (23.9)

Vulpia myuros

Revegetation (23.8)

Diplotaxis virgata

Revegetation (21.3)

Chloris virgata

Revegetation (20.3)

Elymus glaucus

Revegetation (19.5)

Eragrostis lehmanniana

Revegetation (18.9)

Carex lacustris

Revegetation (18.0)

Linum lewisii

Revegetation (17.1)

Halosarcia pergranulata

Revegetation (17.0)

Lygeum spartum

Revegetation (17.0)

Ulmus pumila

Revegetation (16.6)

Eucalyptus loxophleba

Revegetation (16.5)

Eryngium campestre

Revegetation (15.3)

Schizachyrium sanguineum

Revegetation (15.0)

Callistemon citrinus

Revegetation (14.5)

Nassella pulchra

Revegetation (14.3)

Banksia sphaerocarpa

Revegetation (13.6)

Luzula luzuloides

Revegetation (13.2)

Artemisia gmelinii

Revegetation (13.1)

Juncus tenuis

Revegetation (13.1)

Cytisus striatus

Revegetation (12.4)

Asparagus albus

Revegetation (12.4)

Anthyllis cytisoides

Revegetation (11.9)

Chamaemelum mixtum

Revegetation (11.7)

Kallstroemia grandiflora

Revegetation (11.4)

Luzula multiflora

Revegetation (11.0)

Acacia dealbata

Revegetation (10.9)

Atriplex canescens

Revegetation (10.4)

Rorippa palustris

Revegetation (10.3)

Rhus chinensis

Revegetation (10.2)

Carex duriuscula

Revegetation (10.1)

Frankenia salina

Revegetation (9.6)

Carex stricta

Revegetation (9.6)

Hakea prostrata

Revegetation (9.2)

Poa secunda

Revegetation (9.2)

Ardisia crenata

Revegetation (9.2)

Trifolium campestre

Revegetation (9.1)

Bouteloua curtipendula

Revegetation (8.9)

Biserrula pelecinus

Revegetation (8.5)

Anthyllis montana

Revegetation (8.2)

Bromus carinatus

Revegetation (8.1)

Pennisetum ciliare

Revegetation (7.7)

Leymus triticoides

Revegetation (7.7)

Crepis vesicaria

Revegetation (7.6)

Stipa tenacissima

Revegetation (7.5)

Bothriochloa laguroides

Revegetation (7.4)

Centaurea melitensis

Revegetation (7.2)

Cistus salviifolius

Revegetation (7.1)

Acacia auriculiformis

Revegetation (7.0)

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Revegetation (6.8)

Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Revegetation (6.3)

Hypochoeris radicata

Revegetation (6.3)

Eucalyptus microcarpa

Revegetation (6.1)

Hyparrhenia hirta

Revegetation (5.9)

Diplotaxis erucoides

Revegetation (5.9)

Ericameria nauseosa

Revegetation (5.8)

Quercus agrifolia

Revegetation (5.8)

Leymus racemosus

Revegetation (5.7)

Eucalyptus albens

Revegetation (5.4)

Maireana brevifolia

Revegetation (5.3)

Megathyrsus maximus

Revegetation (5.0)

Retama monosperma

Revegetation (5.0)

Agrostis capillaris

Revegetation (4.6)

Deschampsia cespitosa

Revegetation (4.5)

Dorycnium pentaphyllum

Revegetation (4.5)

Eucalyptus cladocalyx

Revegetation (4.4)

Cytisus scoparius

Revegetation (4.3)

Corymbia calophylla

Revegetation (4.2)

Cladonia furcata

Revegetation (4.2)

Desmanthus illinoensis

Revegetation (3.8)

Amorpha fruticosa

Revegetation (3.3)

Calothamnus quadrifidus

Revegetation (2.8)

Ammophila arenaria

Revegetation (2.6)

Atriplex nummularia

Revegetation (1.6)

Carex kobomugi


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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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