Australian New Crops Info 2014
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Howeia forsteriana



This species name was not found in The Plant List


This species has no synonyms in The Plant List


Common names:

Belmore Sentrypalm



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Howeia forsteriana: 9]



Popularity of Howeia forsteriana over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Howeia forsteriana (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Howeia forsteriana as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 88]


howeia forsteriana (6), Dracaena fragrans (2), growth rate (2), pot plants (2), seed germination (2), spathiphyllum wallisii (2), Aglaonema commutatum (1), air borne volatie organic compounds (1), air pollution (1), air quality (1), airborne spores (1), Anthurium (1), anthurium trifidum (1), benzene (1), biodegradation (1), biofiltration (1), blight (1), botanical garden (1), Calathea (1), calathea variegata (1), Calonectria (1), calonectria colhounii (1), Calonectria crotalariae (1), calonectria theae (1), Carica papaya (1), caryota mitis (1), Chamaedorea (1), chamaedorea neathebella (1), chamaedorea seifrizii (1), cryogenics (1), culture media (1), Cycas revoluta (1), direct somatic embryo cloning (1), direct somatic embryogenesis (1), embryo (animal) (1), embryo culture (1), etiology (1), germplasm (1), greenhouse (1), growing media (1), Hawaii (1), hexane (1), host preferences (1), host range (1), Howea (1), howeia belmoreana (1), hydroponics (1), Internet resource (1), isolation (1), Italy (1), leaf spotting (1), methodology (1), Musa (1), musa violascens (1), neodypsis decaryii (1), pathogenicity (1), Phoenix roebelenii (1), phylloplane fungi (1), plant growth substances (1), pollutants (1), potted foliage plants (1), protoplast culture (1), Radopholus (1), ravenea (1), rhapis excelsa (1), seedling growth (1), seeds (1), soil bacteria (1), somatic embryogenesis (1), Spathiphyllum (1), storage (1), substrates (1), symptoms (1), tillage (1), veitchia merrillii (1), viability (1), Vigna radiata (1), woody species (1)


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Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]


ornamental (56.00), poison (31.18), medicinal (1.70), timber (1.55), fruit (1.24), weed (0.93), starch (0.56), cereal (0.40), nutraceutical (0.39), grain legume (0.39)…..


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References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Howeia forsteriana: 9; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Rodolfi M, Lorenzi E and Picco AM (2003) Study of the Occurrence of Greenhouse Microfungi in a Botanical Garden. Journal of Phytopathology 151, 591-9.


Wood RA, Orwell RL, Tarran J, Torpy F and Burchett M (2002) Potted-plant growth media interactions and capacities for removal of volatiles from indoor air. Journal of horticultural science & biotechnology. 77, 120-9.


Goo MYC and Sipes BS (1997) Host preference of Radopholus citrophilus from Hawaiian anthurium among selected tropical ornamentals. HortScience : a publication of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 32, 1237-8.


Arnott J, Embury A and Prendergast RON (1994) Pygmy Hippopotamus/MandriII exhibit at Melbourne Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 33, 252-62.


Uchida JY and Aragaki M (1992) Calonectria leaf spot of Howeia forsterana in Hawaii. Plant disease. 76, 853-6.


Lim-Ho CL, Phua LK, Low NC and Goh CJ (1991) Embryo culture of Howea palms. Gardens' bulletin, Singapore., 43.


Chin HF and Krishnapillay B (1989) Cryogenic storage of some horticultural species. Acta horticulturae. 253, 253.


La Malfa G and Ruggeri A (1989) Pot plant production of Howea forsterana in southern regions of Italy. Acta horticulturae. 246, 246.


Wann SR (1988) Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Species. In 'Horticultural Reviews'. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 153-81. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).



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