Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Smilax aspera

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Smilax aspera

 

This species has also been known as:

Smilax aspera var. altissima, Smilax aspera var. angustifolia, Smilax aspera var. balearica, Smilax aspera subsp. balearica, Smilax aspera subsp. balearica, Smilax aspera var. maculata, Smilax aspera subsp. mauritanica, Smilax aspera var. mauritanica, Smilax aspera subsp. nigra, Smilax aspera var. nigra, Smilax aspera var. ochrocarpa, Smilax aspera var. perrottetiana

 

Common names:

Rough Bindweed

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Smilax aspera: 275]

 

 

Popularity of Smilax aspera over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Smilax aspera (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 Smilax aspera 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]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 1508]

 

Mediterranean (15), Medicinal plants (14), Ethnobotany (11), Biodiversity (8), Ethnopharmacology (8), Traditional medicine (8), Anthocyanin (7), Jordan (7), Smilax aspera (7), Anthocyanins (6), Secondary succession (6), Smilax (6), Spain (6), Antioxidant activity (5), Arbutus unedo (5), conservation (5), ecology (5), Folk medicine (5), Italy (5), phenology (5), Phillyrea latifolia (5), Pistacia <ARROW lentiscus (5), Quercus ilex (5), Regeneration (5), Sardinia (5), Species richness (5), Wildfire (5), Biodiversity conservation (4), Canonical Correspondence Analysis (4), Colonization (4), Dioscorides (4), Food analysis (4), Forest management (4), frugivory (4), Grazing (4), Israel (4), Lead (4), leaves (4), Mediterranean ecosystem (4), palynology (4), seed dispersal (4), vegetation (4), Acidic soil (3), Adaptation (3), Alnus glutinosa (3), Antioxidant (3), Browse (3), Catalonia (3), Chlorophylls (3), Darwin (3), Deciduous (3), Diet selection (3), Dispersal (3), Diversity (3), Erica arborea L. (3), Evergreen (3), fire (3), fossil fungi (3), frugivorous birds (3), Genetic diversity (3), Holocene (3), HPLC-DAD (3), Hydrophytes (3), Iberian peninsula (3), ICF (3), Land use (3), Liliaceae (3), Logging (3), Medicinal plant (3), Mediterranean ecosystems (3), Myrtus communis (3), Phenolic compounds (3), Phenolics (3), Phytosociology (3), Quercus (3), sapogenins (3), Sarsaparilla (3), seed rain (3), Sicily (3), Steroidal DOWN>saponins (3), Tannins (3), Turkey (3), Vascular plants (3), (25S)-5α-Spirostan-3β (2), 22-Substituted furostans (2), 27-Diol (2), A549 (2), ABTS (2), Acanthopanax sessiliflorum (2), Acculturation (2), Actinostemma lobatum (2), Afrique du Nord (2), Agropastoralism (2), Agropastoralisme (2), Alien species (2), Astromyelon Williamson, Carboniferous (2), Autumn leaf colours (2), Availability (2), Barium (2), Bioactive nonutrients (2), Bioactivity (2), Biodiversity hotspots (2), Bioindicators (2)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

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]

 

fodder (26.92), fruit (19.66), medicinal (14.82), charcoal (6.96), weed (4.94), poison (3.81), food dye (2.02), hemiparasite (1.57), pesticide (1.50), oilseed/fat (1.35)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Morillas L, Bellucco V, Lo Cascio M, Marras S, Spano D and Mereu S (2017) Contribution of biological crust to soil CO2 efflux in a Mediterranean shrubland ecosystem. Geoderma 289, 11-9. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706116307674

Abbas MA (2016) Is the use of plants in Jordanian folk medicine for the treatment of male sexual dysfunction scientifically based? Review of in vitro and in vivo human and animal studies. Andrologia, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/and.12619

Argov-Argaman N, Hadaya O, Glasser T, Muklada H, Dvash L, Mesilati-Stahy R and Landau SY (2016) Milk fat globule size, phospholipid contents and composition of milk from purebred and Alpine-crossbred Mid-Eastern goats under confinement or grazing condition. International Dairy Journal 58, 2-8. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0958694615002253

Bagnoli F, Tsuda Y, Fineschi S, Bruschi P, Magri D, Zhelev P, Paule L, Simeone MC, González-Martínez SC and Vendramin GG (2016) Combining molecular and fossil data to infer demographic history of Quercus cerris: insights on European eastern glacial refugia. Journal of Biogeography 43, 679-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12673

Biurrun I, Campos JA, García-Mijangos I, Herrera M and Loidi J (2016) Floodplain forests of the Iberian Peninsula: Vegetation classification and climatic features. Applied Vegetation Science 19, 336-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12219

Caracuta V, Weinstein-Evron M, Yeshurun R, Kaufman D, Tsatskin A and Boaretto E (2016) Charred wood remains in the natufian sequence of el-Wad terrace (Israel): New insights into the climatic, environmental and cultural changes at the end of the Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 131, Part A, 20-32. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379115301554

Costa JM, da Silva LP, Ramos JA and Heleno RH (2016) Sampling completeness in seed dispersal networks: When enough is enough. Basic and Applied Ecology 17, 155-64. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179115001255

Drius M, Carranza ML, Stanisci A and Jones L (2016) The role of Italian coastal dunes as carbon sinks and diversity sources. A multi-service perspective. Applied Geography 75, 127-36. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622816303022

Fenu G, Cogoni D, Navarro FB, Concas E and Bacchetta G (2016) The importance of the Cisto-Lavanduletalia coastal habitat on population persistence of the narrow endemic Dianthus morisianus (Caryophyllaceae). Plant Species Biology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12138

Fiorin L, Brodribb TJ and Anfodillo T (2016) Transport efficiency through uniformity: organization of veins and stomata in angiosperm leaves. New Phytologist 209, 216-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13577

Givnish TJ, Zuluaga A, Marques I, Lam VKY, Gomez MS, Iles WJD, Ames M, Spalink D, Moeller JR, Briggs BG, Lyon SP, Stevenson DW, Zomlefer W and Graham SW (2016) Phylogenomics and historical biogeography of the monocot order Liliales: out of Australia and through Antarctica. Cladistics 32, 581-605. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12153

Hardion L, Dumas P-J, Abdel-Samad F, Bou Dagher Kharrat M, Surina B, Affre L, Médail F, Bacchetta G and Baumel A (2016) Geographical isolation caused the diversification of the Mediterranean thorny cushion-like Astragalus L. sect. Tragacantha DC. (Fabaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 97, 187-95. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790316000221

Heckenroth A, Rabier J, Dutoit T, Torre F, Prudent P and Laffont-Schwob I (2016) Selection of native plants with phytoremediation potential for highly contaminated Mediterranean soil restoration: Tools for a non-destructive and integrative approach. Journal of Environmental Management 183, Part 3, 850-63. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479716306788

Jia S-W, Zhang M-L, Raab-Straube EV and Thulin M (2016) Evolutionary history of Gymnocarpos (Caryophyllaceae) in the arid regions from North Africa to Central Asia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119, 511-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12834

Kebede B, Soromessa T and Kelbessa E (2016) Floristic composition and community types of Gedo Dry Evergreen Montane Forest, West Shewa, Ethiopia. Acta Ecologica Sinica 36, 392-400. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203215300780

Montaldo N and Oren R (2016) The way the wind blows matters to ecosystem water use efficiency. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 217, 1-9. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192315007534

Morales P, Herrera PG, González MCM, Hurtado MC and de Cortes Sánchez Mata M (2016) Wild Greens as Source of Nutritive and Bioactive Compounds Over the World. In ‘Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 199-261. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118944653.ch7

Nwachukwu ID, Udenigwe CC and Aluko RE (2016) Lutein and zeaxanthin: Production technology, bioavailability, mechanisms of action, visual function, and health claim status. Trends in Food Science & Technology 49, 74-84. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924224415301369

Petersen G, Seberg O, Cuenca A, Stevenson DW, Thadeo M, Davis JI, Graham S and Ross TG (2016) Phylogeny of the Alismatales (Monocotyledons) and the relationship of Acorus (Acorales?). Cladistics 32, 141-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12120

Prisco I, Carboni M, Jucker T and Acosta ATR (2016) Temporal changes in the vegetation of Italian coastal dunes: identifying winners and losers through the lens of functional traits. Journal of Applied Ecology 53, 1533-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12684

Rodrigues DB, Mariutti LRB and Mercadante AZ (2016) Two-step cleanup procedure for the identification of carotenoid esters by liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1457, 116-24. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002196731630797X

Rontani J-F, Galeron M-A and Aubert C (2016) Electron ionization mass spectrometric fragmentation and multiple reaction monitoring quantification of trimethylsilyl derivatives of cucurbic acid and its 6,7-stereoisomers. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30, 2253-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcm.7711

Sari F (2016) The Copigmentation Effect of Different Phenolic Acids on Berberis crataegina Anthocyanins. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 40, 422-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12619

Selvi F, Carrari E and Coppi A (2016) Impact of pine invasion on the taxonomic and phylogenetic diversity of a relict Mediterranean forest ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management 367, 1-11. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112716300329

Sozio G, Iannarilli F, Melcore I, Boschetti M, Fipaldini D, Luciani M, Roviani D, Schiavano A and Mortelliti A (2016) Forest management affects individual and population parameters of the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius. Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 81, 96-103. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1616504714001578

Vergès JM, Burguet-Coca A, Allué E, Expósito I, Guardiola M, Martín P, Morales JI, Burjachs F, Cabanes D, Carrancho Á and Vallverdú J (2016) The Mas del Pepet experimental programme for the study of prehistoric livestock practices: Preliminary data from dung burning. Quaternary International 414, 304-15. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618216000628

Buosi C, Pittau P, Paglietti G, Scanu GG, Serra M, Ucchesu M and Tanda G (2015) A Human Occupation Cave During the Bronze Age: Archaeological and Palynological Applications of a Case Study in Sardinia (Western Mediterranean). Archaeometry 57, 212-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/arcm.12132

Pinna MS, Cogoni D, Fenu G and Bacchetta G (2015) The conservation status and anthropogenic impacts assessments of Mediterranean coastal dunes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 167, Part A, 25-31. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027277141530010X

Ricotta C, Carboni M and Acosta ATR (2015) Let the concept of indicator species be functional! Journal of Vegetation Science 26, 839-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12291

Rodriguez-Amaya DB (2015) Composition and influencing factors. In ‘Food Carotenoids’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 96-131. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118864364.ch5

Tedeschi R, Picciau L, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Molino Lova M, Jawhari M, Casati P, Cominetti A, Choueiri E, Abdul-Nour H, Bianco PA and Alma A (2015) A cixiid survey for natural potential vectors of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ in Lebanon and preliminary transmission trials. Annals of Applied Biology 166, 372-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aab.12188

Wang Y-H, Jiang W-M, Comes HP, Hu FS, Qiu Y-X and Fu C-X (2015) Molecular phylogeography and ecological niche modelling of a widespread herbaceous climber, Tetrastigma hemsleyanum (Vitaceae): insights into Plio–Pleistocene range dynamics of evergreen forest in subtropical China. New Phytologist 206, 852-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13261

Winterbottom AE (2015) Of the China Root: A Case Study of the Early Modern Circulation of Materia Medica. Soc Hist Med 28, 22-44. http://shm.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/28/1/22

Anonymous (2014) Issue Information. New Phytologist 204, i-iv. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12515

Aharonovich S, Sharon G and Weinstein-Evron M (2014) Palynological investigations at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Nahal Mahanayeem Outlet, Israel. Quaternary International 331, 149-66. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618213008215

Barba FJ, Esteve MJ and Frígola A (2014) Chapter 11 - Bioactive Components from Leaf Vegetable Products. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’. (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 321-46. (Elsevier). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444632944000115

Bombino G, Boix-Fayos C, Gurnell AM, Tamburino V, Zema DA and Zimbone SM (2014) Check dam influence on vegetation species diversity in mountain torrents of the Mediterranean environment. Ecohydrology 7, 678-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1389

Catoni R and Gratani L (2014) Variations in leaf respiration and photosynthesis ratio in response to air temperature and water availability among Mediterranean evergreen species. Journal of Arid Environments 102, 82-8. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196313002267

Chen C, Qi Z-C, Xu X-H, Comes HP, Koch MA, Jin X-J, Fu C-X and Qiu Y-X (2014) Understanding the formation of Mediterranean–African–Asian disjunctions: evidence for Miocene climate-driven vicariance and recent long-distance dispersal in the Tertiary relict Smilax aspera (Smilacaceae). New Phytologist 204, 243-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12910

Costa JM, Ramos JA, da Silva LP, Timoteo S, Araújo PM, Felgueiras MS, Rosa A, Matos C, Encarnação P, Tenreiro PQ and Heleno RH (2014) Endozoochory largely outweighs epizoochory in migrating passerines. Journal of Avian Biology 45, 59-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-048X.2013.00271.x

Farina A and Pieretti N (2014) Sonic environment and vegetation structure: A methodological approach for a soundscape analysis of a Mediterranean maqui. Ecological Informatics 21, 120-32. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1574954113001143

Jäntschi L and Bolboacă SD (2014) Rarefaction on natural compound extracts diversity among genus. Journal of Computational Science 5, 363-7. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877750313000987

Li D, Xiao Y, Zhang Z and Liu C (2014) Analysis of (all-E)-lutein and its (Z)-isomers during illumination in a model system. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 100, 33-9. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0731708514003513

Mori E, Lovari S, Sforzi A, Romeo G, Pisani C, Massolo A and Fattorini L (2014) Patterns of spatial overlap in a monogamous large rodent, the crested porcupine. Behavioural Processes 107, 112-8. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376635714001806

Pérez S, Renedo CJ, Ortiz A, Delgado F and Fernández I (2014) Energy potential of native shrub species in northern Spain. Renewable Energy 62, 79-83. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148113003418

Simonson WD, Allen HD and Coomes DA (2014) Overstorey and topographic effects on understories: Evidence for linkage from cork oak (Quercus suber) forests in southern Spain. Forest Ecology and Management 328, 35-44. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112714002898

Singh H, Husain T, Agnihotri P, Pande PC and Khatoon S (2014) An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in sacred groves of Kumaon Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 154, 98-108. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874114002037

Sitzia T, Rizzi A, Cattaneo D and Semenzato P (2014) Designing recreational trails in a forest dune habitat using least-cost path analysis at the resolution of visitor sight distance. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 13, 861-8. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1618866714001101

Thomas PA and Mukassabi TA (2014) Biological Flora of the British Isles: Ruscus aculeatus. Journal of Ecology 102, 1083-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12265

Warren RJ, Giladi I and Bradford MA (2014) Competition as a mechanism structuring mutualisms. Journal of Ecology 102, 486-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12203

Amici V, Santi E, Filibeck G, Diekmann M, Geri F, Landi S, Scoppola A and Chiarucci A (2013) Influence of secondary forest succession on plant diversity patterns in a Mediterranean landscape. Journal of Biogeography 40, 2335-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12182

Attorre F, Maggini A, Di Traglia M, De Sanctis M and Vitale M (2013) A methodological approach for assessing the effects of disturbance factors on the conservation status of Mediterranean coastal dune systems. Applied Vegetation Science 16, 333-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12002

Bajpai D and Inderjit (2013) Impact of nitrogen availability and soil communities on biomass accumulation of an invasive species. AoB Plants 5, plt045-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/0/plt045

Calo C, Henne PD, Eugster P, van Leeuwen J, Gilli A, Hamann Y, La Mantia T, Pasta S, Vescovi E and Tinner W (2013) 1200 years of decadal-scale variability of Mediterranean vegetation and climate at Pantelleria Island, Italy. The Holocene 23, 1477-86. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/23/10/1477

Cortis C and Montaldo N (2013) A New Ecohydrological Model based on Richard Equation. Procedia Environmental Sciences 19, 67-76. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878029613002788

Fang M, Fu C-X, Fu C-X, Zhu Y-L, Naiki A and Li E-X (2013) Development of microsatellite markers for Croomia japonica and cross-amplification in its congener. Scientia Horticulturae 161, 228-32. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423813003646

Fetene A and Worku H (2013) Planning for the conservation and sustainable use of urban forestry in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 12, 367-79. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1618866713000307

Gao Y-D, Harris AJ, Zhou S-D and He X-J (2013) Evolutionary events in Lilium (including Nomocharis, Liliaceae) are temporally correlated with orogenies of the Q–T plateau and the Hengduan Mountains. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68, 443-60. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105579031300184X

Garfì G, Mercati F, Fontana I, Collesano G, Pasta S, Vendramin GG, De Michele R and Carimi F (2013) Habitat features and genetic integrity of wild grapevine Vitis vinifera L. subsp. sylvestris (C.C. Gmel.) Hegi populations: A case study from Sicily. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 208, 538-48. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253013000947

Gürdal B and Kültür Ş (2013) An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Marmaris (Muğla, Turkey). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 146, 113-26. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411200846X

Ihaddaden A, Velázquez E, Rey-Benayas JM and Kadi-Hanifi H (2013) Climate and vegetation structure determine plant diversity in Quercus ilex woodlands along an aridity and human-use gradient in Northern Algeria. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 208, 268-84. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725301300039X

Lazaro-Nogal A, Forner A, Traveset A and Valladares F (2013) Contrasting water strategies of two Mediterranean shrubs of limited distribution: uncertain future under a drier climate. Tree Physiol 33, 1284-95. http://treephys.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/33/12/1284

Leto C, Tuttolomondo T, La Bella S and Licata M (2013) Ethnobotanical study in the Madonie Regional Park (Central Sicily, Italy)—Medicinal use of wild shrub and herbaceous plant species. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 146, 90-112. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112008197

Luis Tellería J, Blázquez M, De La Hera I and Pérez-Tris J (2013) Migratory and resident Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla wintering in southern Spain show no resource partitioning. Ibis 155, 750-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12078

Martin-StPaul NK, Limousin J-M, Vogt-Schilb H, Rodríguez-Calcerrada J, Rambal S, Longepierre D and Misson L (2013) The temporal response to drought in a Mediterranean evergreen tree: comparing a regional precipitation gradient and a throughfall exclusion experiment. Global Change Biology 19, 2413-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12215

Montaldo N, Corona R and Albertson JD (2013) On the separate effects of soil and land cover on Mediterranean ecohydrology: Two contrasting case studies in Sardinia, Italy. Water Resources Research 49, 1123-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012WR012171

Nathan R (2013) Dispersal Biogeography A2 - Levin, Simon A. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 539-61. (Academic Press: Waltham). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195000332

Onaindia M, Ametzaga-Arregi I, San Sebastián M, Mitxelena A, Rodríguez-Loinaz G, Peña L and Alday JG (2013) Can understorey native woodland plant species regenerate under exotic pine plantations using natural succession? Forest Ecology and Management 308, 136-44. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112713005021

Porto M, Correia O and Beja P (2013) Modelling fuel succession in Mediterranean cork oak forests along a 70-year chronosequence. Forest Ecology and Management 302, 221-30. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112713001758

Qi Z, Cameron KM, Li P, Zhao Y, Chen S, Chen G and Fu C (2013) Phylogenetics, character evolution, and distribution patterns of the greenbriers, Smilacaceae (Liliales), a near-cosmopolitan family of monocots. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 173, 535-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12096

Roiron P, Chabal L, Figueiral I, Terral J-F and Ali AA (2013) Palaeobiogeography of Pinus nigra Arn. subsp. salzmannii (Dunal) Franco in the north-western Mediterranean Basin: A review based on macroremains. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 194, 1-11. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666713000444

Schellekens J, Barberá GG and Buurman P (2013) Potential vegetation markers – analytical pyrolysis of modern plant species representative of Neolithic SE Spain. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 365-79. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440312003871

Zapata L, Lopez-Saez JA, Ruiz-Alonso M, Linstadter J, Perez-Jorda G, Morales J, Kehl M and Pena-Chocarro L (2013) Holocene environmental change and human impact in NE Morocco: Palaeobotanical evidence from Ifri Oudadane. The Holocene 23, 1286-96. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/23/9/1286

Abdala S, Martín-Herrera D, Benjumea D and Gutiérrez SD (2012) Diuretic activity of some Smilax canariensis fractions. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 277-81. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411200030X

Amira S, Dade M, Schinella G and Rios J (2012) Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and apoptotic activities of four plant species used in folk medicine in the Mediterranean basin. Pak J Pharm Sci 25, 65-72.

Arslan I, Celik A and Chol JH (2012) A cytotoxic triterpenoid saponin from under-ground parts of Gypsophila pilulifera Boiss.&amp; Heldr. Fitoterapia 83, 699-703. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X12000548

Attorre F, Maggini A, Di Traglia M, De Sanctis M and Vitale M (2012) A methodological approach for assessing the effects of disturbance factors on the conservation status of Mediterranean coastal dune systems. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12002

Barrico L, Azul AM, Morais MC, Pereira Coutinho A, Freitas H and Castro P (2012) Biodiversity in urban ecosystems: Plants and macromycetes as indicators for conservation planning in the city of Coimbra (Portugal). Landscape and Urban Planning 106, 88-102. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016920461200062X

Bech J, Abreu MM, Pérez-Sirvent C and Poschenrieder C (2012) Phytoremediation of polluted soils. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 123, 1-2. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0375674212002300

Can NO, Arli G and Atkosar Z (2012) Rapid determination of free anthocyanins in foodstuffs using high performance liquid chromatography. Food Chemistry 130, 1082-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814611011149

Challinor VL, Parsons PG, Chap S, White EF, Blanchfield JT, Lehmann RP and De Voss JJ (2012) Steroidal saponins from the roots of Smilax sp.: Structure and bioactivity. Steroids 77, 504-11. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039128X12000311

Delgado-Pelayo R and Hornero-Mendez D (2012) Identification and quantitative analysis of carotenoids and their esters from sarsaparilla (Smilax aspera L.) berries. J Agric Food Chem 60, 8225-32.

Elia M, Lafortezza R, Tarasco E, Colangelo G and Sanesi G (2012) The spatial and temporal effects of fire on insect abundance in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 263, 262-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711005937

European Food Safety A (2012) Compendium of botanicals reported to contain naturally occuring substances of possible concern for human health when used in food and food supplements. EFSA Journal 10, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2012.2663

Firon N, Nepi M and Pacini E (2012) Water status and associated processes mark critical stages in pollen development and functioning. Ann. Bot. 109, 1201-14. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/7/1201

Glasser TA, Landau SY, Ungar ED, Perevolotsky A, Dvash L, Muklada H, Kababya D and Walker JW (2012) Foraging selectivity of three goat breeds in a Mediterranean shrubland. Small Ruminant Research 102, 7-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921448811003397

Lev-Yadun S, Yamazaki K, Holopainen JK and Sinkkonen A (2012) Spring versus autumn leaf colours: Evidence for different selective agents and evolution in various species and floras. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 80-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253011001599

Li H, Deng Z, Zhu H, Hu C, Liu R, Young JC and Tsao R (2012) Highly pigmented vegetables: Anthocyanin compositions and their role in antioxidant activities. Food Research International 46, 250-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996911006788

Li W, Cao J, Tang Y, Zhang L, Xie Q, Shen H and Zhao Y (2012) Cyclic bisdesmosides from Actinostemma lobatum MAXIM (Cucurbitaceae) and their in vitro cytotoxicity. Fitoterapia 83, 147-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X11002656

Pérez-Ramos IM and Marañón T (2012) Community-level seedling dynamics in Mediterranean forests: uncoupling between the canopy and the seedling layers. Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 526-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01365.x

Pittau P, Lugliè C, Buosi C, Sanna I and Del Rio M (2012) Palynological interpretation of the Early Neolithic coastal open-air site at Sa Punta (central-western Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Archaeological Science 39, 1260-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030544031200026X

Poschenrieder C, Llugany M, Lombini A, Dinelli E, Bech J and Barceló J (2012) Smilax aspera L. an evergreen Mediterranean climber for phytoremediation. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 123, 41-4. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0375674212001446

Raevel V, Violle C and Munoz F (2012) Mechanisms of ecological succession: insights from plant functional strategies. Oikos, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20261.x

Rodríguez-Loinaz G, Amezaga I and Onaindia M (2012) Does forest fragmentation affect the same way all growth-forms? Journal of Environmental Management 94, 125-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479711002210

Saura-Mas S, Estiarte M, Peñuelas J and Lloret F (2012) Effects of climate change on leaf litter decomposition across post-fire plant regenerative groups. Environmental and Experimental Botany 77, 274-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847211002954

Schaffhauser A, Curt T, Véla E and Tatoni T (2012) Recurrent fires and environment shape the vegetation in Quercus suber L. woodlands and maquis. Comptes Rendus Biologies 335, 424-34. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069112001138

Sumbele S, Fotelli MN, Nikolopoulos D, Tooulakou G, Liakoura V, Liakopoulos G, Bresta P, Dotsika E, Adams MA and Karabourniotis G (2012) Photosynthetic capacity is negatively correlated with the concentration of leaf phenolic compounds across a range of different species. AoB Plants 2012, pls025-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/2012/0/pls025

Taylor TN, Krings M, Galtier J and Dotzler N (2012) Fungal endophytes in Astromyelon-type (Sphenophyta, Equisetales, Calamitaceae) roots from the Upper Pennsylvanian of France. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 171, 9-18. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666711001862

Uğurlu E, Roleček J and Bergmeier E (2012) Oak woodland vegetation of Turkey – a first overview based on multivariate statistics. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01192.x

Viñas-Bravo O, Martinez-Pascual R, Vega-Baez JL, Gómez-Calvario V, Sandoval-Ramírez J, Montiel-Smith S, Meza-Reyes S, López-De Rosas A, Martínez-Montiel M, Reyes M and Ruiz JA (2012) Rapid conversion of spirostans into furostan skeletons at room temperature. Steroids 77, 59-66. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039128X11003084

Wade AJ, Smith SJ, Black ECL, Brayshaw DJ, Holmes PAC, El-Bastawesy M, Rambeau CMC and Mithen SJ (2012) A new method for the determination of Holocene palaeohydrology. Journal of Hydrology 420–421, 1-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169411007578

Yang Y, Battesti M-J, Paolini J, Muselli A, Tomi P and Costa J (2012) Melissopalynological origin determination and volatile composition analysis of Corsican “Erica arborea spring maquis” honeys. Food Chemistry 134, 37-47. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814612002130

Zalapa JE, Cuevas H, Zhu H, Steffan S, Senalik D, Zeldin E, McCown B, Harbut R and Simon P (2012) Using next-generation sequencing approaches to isolate simple sequence repeat (SSR) loci in the plant sciences. Am. J. Botany 99, 193-208. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/2/193

Zhang C-L, Gao J-M and Zhu W (2012) Steroidal saponins from the rhizomes and roots of Smilax scobinicaulis. Phytochemistry Letters 5, 49-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390011001340

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Smilax aspera: 275; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Calo C, Henne PD, Eugster P, van Leeuwen J, Gilli A, Hamann Y, La Mantia T, Pasta S, Vescovi E and Tinner W (2013) 1200 years of decadal-scale variability of Mediterranean vegetation and climate at Pantelleria Island, Italy. The Holocene 23, 1477-1486. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/23/10/1477

Zapata L, Lopez-Saez JA, Ruiz-Alonso M, Linstadter J, Perez-Jorda G, Morales J, Kehl M and Pena-Chocarro L (2013) Holocene environmental change and human impact in NE Morocco: Palaeobotanical evidence from Ifri Oudadane. The Holocene 23, 1286-1296. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/23/9/1286

Abdala S, Martín-Herrera D, Benjumea D and Gutiérrez SD (2012) Diuretic activity of some Smilax canariensis fractions. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 277-281. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411200030X

Amira S, Dade M, Schinella G and Rios J (2012) Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and apoptotic activities of four plant species used in folk medicine in the Mediterranean basin. Pak J Pharm Sci 25, 65-72.

Arslan I, Celik A and Chol JH (2012) A cytotoxic triterpenoid saponin from under-ground parts of Gypsophila pilulifera Boiss.&amp; Heldr. Fitoterapia 83, 699-703. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X12000548

Attorre F, Maggini A, Di Traglia M, De Sanctis M and Vitale M (2012) A methodological approach for assessing the effects of disturbance factors on the conservation status of Mediterranean coastal dune systems. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12002

Barrico L, Azul AM, Morais MC, Pereira Coutinho A, Freitas H and Castro P (2012) Biodiversity in urban ecosystems: Plants and macromycetes as indicators for conservation planning in the city of Coimbra (Portugal). Landscape and Urban Planning 106, 88-102. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016920461200062X

Can NO, Arli G and Atkosar Z (2012) Rapid determination of free anthocyanins in foodstuffs using high performance liquid chromatography. Food Chemistry 130, 1082-1089. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814611011149

Challinor VL, Parsons PG, Chap S, White EF, Blanchfield JT, Lehmann RP and De Voss JJ (2012) Steroidal saponins from the roots of Smilax sp.: Structure and bioactivity. Steroids 77, 504-511. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039128X12000311

Delgado-Pelayo R and Hornero-Mendez D (2012) Identification and quantitative analysis of carotenoids and their esters from sarsaparilla (Smilax aspera L.) berries. J Agric Food Chem 60, 8225-32.

Elia M, Lafortezza R, Tarasco E, Colangelo G and Sanesi G (2012) The spatial and temporal effects of fire on insect abundance in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 263, 262-267. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711005937

Firon N, Nepi M and Pacini E (2012) Water status and associated processes mark critical stages in pollen development and functioning. Ann. Bot. 109, 1201-1214. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/7/1201

Glasser TA, Landau SY, Ungar ED, Perevolotsky A, Dvash L, Muklada H, Kababya D and Walker JW (2012) Foraging selectivity of three goat breeds in a Mediterranean shrubland. Small Ruminant Research 102, 7-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921448811003397

Lev-Yadun S, Yamazaki K, Holopainen JK and Sinkkonen A (2012) Spring versus autumn leaf colours: Evidence for different selective agents and evolution in various species and floras. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 80-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253011001599

Li H, Deng Z, Zhu H, Hu C, Liu R, Young JC and Tsao R (2012) Highly pigmented vegetables: Anthocyanin compositions and their role in antioxidant activities. Food Research International 46, 250-259. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996911006788

Li W, Cao J, Tang Y, Zhang L, Xie Q, Shen H and Zhao Y (2012) Cyclic bisdesmosides from Actinostemma lobatum MAXIM (Cucurbitaceae) and their in vitro cytotoxicity. Fitoterapia 83, 147-152. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X11002656

Pérez-Ramos IM and Marañón T (2012) Community-level seedling dynamics in Mediterranean forests: uncoupling between the canopy and the seedling layers. Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 526-540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01365.x

Pittau P, Lugliè C, Buosi C, Sanna I and Del Rio M (2012) Palynological interpretation of the Early Neolithic coastal open-air site at Sa Punta (central-western Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Archaeological Science 39, 1260-1270. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030544031200026X

Raevel V, Violle C and Munoz F (2012) Mechanisms of ecological succession: insights from plant functional strategies. Oikos, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20261.x

Rodríguez-Loinaz G, Amezaga I and Onaindia M (2012) Does forest fragmentation affect the same way all growth-forms? Journal of Environmental Management 94, 125-131. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479711002210

Saura-Mas S, Estiarte M, Peñuelas J and Lloret F (2012) Effects of climate change on leaf litter decomposition across post-fire plant regenerative groups. Environmental and Experimental Botany 77, 274-282. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847211002954

Schaffhauser A, Curt T, Véla E and Tatoni T (2012) Recurrent fires and environment shape the vegetation in Quercus suber L. woodlands and maquis. Comptes Rendus Biologies 335, 424-434. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069112001138

Sumbele S, Fotelli MN, Nikolopoulos D, Tooulakou G, Liakoura V, Liakopoulos G, Bresta P, Dotsika E, Adams MA and Karabourniotis G (2012) Photosynthetic capacity is negatively correlated with the concentration of leaf phenolic compounds across a range of different species. AoB Plants 2012, pls025-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/2012/0/pls025

Taylor TN, Krings M, Galtier J and Dotzler N (2012) Fungal endophytes in Astromyelon-type (Sphenophyta, Equisetales, Calamitaceae) roots from the Upper Pennsylvanian of France. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 171, 9-18. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666711001862

Uğurlu E, Roleček J and Bergmeier E (2012) Oak woodland vegetation of Turkey – a first overview based on multivariate statistics. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01192.x

Viñas-Bravo O, Martinez-Pascual R, Vega-Baez JL, Gómez-Calvario V, Sandoval-Ramírez J, Montiel-Smith S, Meza-Reyes S, López-De Rosas A, Martínez-Montiel M, Reyes M and Ruiz JA (2012) Rapid conversion of spirostans into furostan skeletons at room temperature. Steroids 77, 59-66. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039128X11003084

Wade AJ, Smith SJ, Black ECL, Brayshaw DJ, Holmes PAC, El-Bastawesy M, Rambeau CMC and Mithen SJ (2012) A new method for the determination of Holocene palaeohydrology. Journal of Hydrology 420–421, 1-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169411007578

Yang Y, Battesti M-J, Paolini J, Muselli A, Tomi P and Costa J (2012) Melissopalynological origin determination and volatile composition analysis of Corsican “Erica arborea spring maquis” honeys. Food Chemistry 134, 37-47. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814612002130

Zalapa JE, Cuevas H, Zhu H, Steffan S, Senalik D, Zeldin E, McCown B, Harbut R and Simon P (2012) Using next-generation sequencing approaches to isolate simple sequence repeat (SSR) loci in the plant sciences. Am. J. Botany 99, 193-208. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/2/193

Zhang C-L, Gao J-M and Zhu W (2012) Steroidal saponins from the rhizomes and roots of Smilax scobinicaulis. Phytochemistry Letters 5, 49-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390011001340

(2011) Graphical Abstract contents list. Fitoterapia 82, e1-e8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X11000116

Alzweiri M, Sarhan AA, Mansi K, Hudaib M and Aburjai T (2011) Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal herbs in Jordan, the Northern Badia region. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 27-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411100078X

Ao C, Higa T, Khanh TD, Upadhyay A and Tawata S (2011) Antioxidant phenolic compounds from Smilax sebeana Miq. LWT - Food Science and Technology 44, 1681-1686. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643811000582

Belouahem-Abed D, Belouahem F, Benslama M, de Bélair G and Muller SD (2011) Les aulnaies de Numidie (N.E. algérien) : biodiversité floristique, vulnérabilité et conservation. Comptes Rendus Biologies 334, 61-73. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069110002520

Bouldjedri M, de Bélair G, Mayache B and Muller SD (2011) Menaces et conservation des zones humides d’Afrique du Nord : le cas du site Ramsar de Beni-Belaid (NE algérien). Comptes Rendus Biologies 334, 757-772. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069111001788

Dhyani S, Maikhuri RK and Dhyani D (2011) Energy budget of fodder harvesting pattern along the altitudinal gradient in Garhwal Himalaya, India. Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 1823-1832. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0961953411000237

Garfì G, Carimi F, Pasta S, Rühl J and Trigila S (2011) Additional insights on the ecology of the relic tree Zelkova sicula di Pasquale, Garfì et Quézel (Ulmaceae) after the finding of a new population. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 407-417. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010001623

Ivanova A, Mikhova B, Batsalova T, Dzhambazov B and Kostova I (2011) New furostanol saponins from Smilax aspera L. and their in vitro cytotoxicity. Fitoterapia 82, 282-287. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X10002753

Ivanova A, Mikhova B, Batsalova T, Dzhambazov B and Kostova I (2011) New furostanol saponins from Smilax aspera L. and their in vitro cytotoxicity. Fitoterapia 82, 282-7.

Khuroo AA, Weber E, Malik AH, Reshi ZA and Dar GH (2011) Altitudinal distribution patterns of the native and alien woody flora in Kashmir Himalaya, India. Environmental Research 111, 967-977. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001393511100123X

Kim D-M, Bae J-S, Lee D-S, Lee H, Joo MH and Yoo S-H (2011) Positive effects of glycosylated anthocyanin isolated from an edible berry fruit (Acanthopanax sessiliflorum) on its antioxidant activity and color stability. Food Research International 44, 2258-2263. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996911000330

Marras S, Pyles RD, Sirca C, Paw U KT, Snyder RL, Duce P and Spano D (2011) Evaluation of the Advanced Canopy–Atmosphere–Soil Algorithm (ACASA) model performance over Mediterranean maquis ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151, 730-745. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192311000566

Raz S, Graham JH, Hel-Or H, PavlÍČEk T and Nevo E (2011) Developmental instability of vascular plants in contrasting microclimates at ‘Evolution Canyon’. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102, 786-797. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01615.x

Rufo L, Rodríguez N and de la Fuente V (2011) Plant communities of extreme acidic waters: The Rio Tinto case. Aquatic Botany 95, 129-139. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377011000805

Rühl J and Schnittler M (2011) An empirical test of neighbourhood effect and safe-site effect in abandoned Mediterranean vineyards. Acta Oecologica 37, 71-78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X10001487

Santana J, Porto M, Reino L and Beja P (2011) Long-term understory recovery after mechanical fuel reduction in Mediterranean cork oak forests. Forest Ecology and Management 261, 447-459. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112710006420

Xu X-h, Wan Y, Qi Z-C, Qiu Y-x and Fu C-X (2011) Isolation of compound microsatellite markers for the common Mediterranean shrub Smilax aspera (Smilacaceae). Am. J. Botany 98, e64-66. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/3/e64

Zohar R, Izhaki I, Koplovich A and Ben-Shlomo R (2011) Phytomelatonin in the leaves and fruits of wild perennial plants. Phytochemistry Letters 4, 222-226. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390011000425

Barun A, Simberloff D and Budinski I (2010) Impact of the small Indian mongoose on native amphibians and reptiles of the Adriatic islands, Croatia. Animal Conservation 13, 549-555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2010.00374.x

Benítez G, González-Tejero MR and Molero-Mesa J (2010) Pharmaceutical ethnobotany in the western part of Granada province (southern Spain): Ethnopharmacological synthesis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 129, 87-105. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110001315

Cinelli F, Missaglia A, Vettori L, Felici C, Toffanin A and Barbafieri M (2010) Lead phytoremediation: a field application in a Site of National Interest. Journal of Biotechnology 150, Supplement, 287. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168165610011338

Drouin J-M and Deroin T (2010) Minute observations and theoretical framework of Darwin’s studies on climbing plants. Comptes Rendus Biologies 333, 107-111. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S163106910900300X

Henry F, Talon B and Dutoit T (2010) The age and history of the French Mediterranean steppe revisited by soil wood charcoal analysis. The Holocene 20, 25-34. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/20/1/25

Loranty A, Rembiałkowska E, Rosa EAS and Bennett RN (2010) Identification, quantification and availability of carotenoids and chlorophylls in fruit, herb and medicinal teas. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 23, 432-441. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088915751000089X

Milla R, Castro-Díez P and Montserrat-Martí G (2010) Phenology of Mediterranean woody plants from NE Spain: Synchrony, seasonality, and relationships among phenophases. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205, 190-199. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253009000929

Nayak CA, Srinivas P and Rastogi NK (2010) Characterisation of anthocyanins from Garcinia indica Choisy. Food Chemistry 118, 719-724. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814609007080

Nocentini C, Certini G, Knicker H, Francioso O and Rumpel C (2010) Nature and reactivity of charcoal produced and added to soil during wildfire are particle-size dependent. Organic Geochemistry 41, 682-689. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0146638010000781

Paula DV (2010) European materia medica in historical texts: Longevity of a tradition and implications for future use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 132, 28-47. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110003557

Saad B and Said O (2010) Tradition and Perspectives of Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine. In ‘Herbal Supplements’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 209-253. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470910108.ch10

Saura-Mas S and Lloret F (2010) Foliar stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes in woody Mediterranean species with different life form and post-fire regeneration. Plant Biology 12, 125-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1438-8677.2009.00196.x

StÜBen PE and Astrin JJ (2010) Molecular phylogeny in endemic weevils: revision of the genera of Macaronesian Cryptorhynchinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160, 40-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00609.x

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Al-Qura’n S (2009) Ethnopharmacological survey of wild medicinal plants in Showbak, Jordan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 123, 45-50. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109001238

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Farris E, Pisanu S, Ceccherelli G and Filigheddu R (2009) Effects of the management regime on the performance of the endangered Mediterranean Centaurea horrida Badarò (Asteraceae). Journal for Nature Conservation 17, 15-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1617138108000472

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Glasser TA, Ungar ED, Landau SY, Perevolotsky A, Muklada H and Walker JW (2009) Breed and maternal effects on the intake of tannin-rich browse by juvenile domestic goats (Capra hircus). Applied Animal Behaviour Science 119, 71-77. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168159109000665

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