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

Species attracting attention:
for likely smoking properties

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

Please note: This term referred to plant species whose product may be used for smoking
 but also includes those species whose seeds may respond to smoke at germination

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]  [revegetation]  [rubber]  [seagrass]  [shade]  [soil amelioration]  [starch]  [sweetener]  [tannin]  [timber]  [turf]  [vegetable]  [wastewater treatment]  [weed]  [wood fibre]


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

Species name

Smoking (99.3)

Actinotus leucocephalus

Smoking (97.5)

Susum anthelminthicum

Smoking (92.5)

Epacris pulchella

Smoking (90.0)

Coronilla minima

Smoking (80.1)

Lomatium dissectum

Smoking (65.7)

Ericameria nauseosa

Smoking (58.5)

Asparagus adscendens

Smoking (51.3)

Melastoma candidum

Smoking (48.4)

Tulbaghia violacea

Smoking (46.3)

Bothriochloa macra

Smoking (36.6)

Piper betle

Smoking (35.4)

Artemisia thuscula

Smoking (34.0)

Cistus monspeliensis

Smoking (33.6)

Schinus polygamus

Smoking (32.6)

Banksia attenuata

Smoking (29.1)

Acacia macrostachya

Smoking (28.5)

Aristida beyrichiana

Smoking (28.3)

Coccinia cordifolia

Smoking (25.9)

Areca catechu

Smoking (24.0)

Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Smoking (23.7)

Dorycnium pentaphyllum

Smoking (21.0)

Corymbia calophylla

Smoking (19.5)

Banksia hookeriana

Smoking (19.2)

Markhamia lutea

Smoking (18.7)

Dodonaea viscosa

Smoking (17.8)

Flueggea virosa

Smoking (16.5)

Nicotiana attenuata

Smoking (16.0)

Evolvulus alsinoides

Smoking (15.2)

Cassia nigricans

Smoking (14.8)

Malva neglecta

Smoking (14.7)

Hylococcus sericeus

Smoking (14.2)

Hypochaeris glabra

Smoking (13.6)

Cytisus striatus

Smoking (13.3)

Erythrina abyssinica

Smoking (12.9)

Eucalyptus salmonophloia

Smoking (12.6)

Cedrus deodara

Smoking (11.8)

Bacopa monnieri

Smoking (11.4)

Festuca pallescens

Smoking (11.4)

Clarkia springvillensis

Smoking (11.2)

Corymbia ficifolia

Smoking (11.1)

Banksia menziesii

Smoking (11.0)

Anadenanthera peregrina

Smoking (10.6)

Catha edulis

Smoking (10.6)

Aphananthe aspera

Smoking (10.5)

Boswellia papyrifera

Smoking (9.5)

Ocimum americanum

Smoking (9.2)

Bougainvillea spectabilis

Smoking (9.0)

Bouteloua eriopoda

Smoking (8.7)

Hyparrhenia hirta

Smoking (8.5)

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Smoking (8.1)

Datura wrightii

Smoking (7.8)

Eucalyptus pauciflora

Smoking (7.7)

Cannabis sativa

Smoking (6.9)

Echinacea pallida

Smoking (6.8)

Rubus niveus

Smoking (6.7)

Leymus cinereus

Smoking (6.4)

Lespedeza bicolor

Smoking (6.1)

Cupressus lusitanica

Smoking (5.1)

Eucalyptus crebra

Smoking (5.0)

Eragrostis tef

Smoking (4.7)

Erythroxylum coca

Smoking (4.6)

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Smoking (4.3)

Aerva lanata

Smoking (4.2)

Carum copticum


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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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