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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Xanthosoma robustum

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Xanthosoma robustum

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Capote

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Xanthosoma robustum: 20]

 

 

Popularity of Xanthosoma robustum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Xanthosoma robustum (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 Xanthosoma robustum 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: 99]

 

Ethnobotany (5), Medicinal plants (4), Traditional medicine (4), Anti-acetylcholinesterase (2), Brominated aliphatic hydrocarbons (2), Metal-exclusion (2), Mn-tolerant plants (2), Molango (2), Mutafuran H (2), Phytostabilization (2), pollination (2), Rhizofiltration (2), Sterols (2), Toxicity (2), Xanthosoma (2), Xestospongia testudinaria (2), 4′,5-Dihydroxy-3′,7-dimethoxyflavanone (1), Amazonian plants (1), Andes (1), antimicrobial (1), Antimicrobial activity (1), Antioedematogenic activity (1), Araceae (1), arthropod communities (1), Asia (1), Biodiversity (1), Biological screening (1), brine shrimp (1), Brine shrimp lethality test (1), Caco-2 (1), Cardiovascular activity (1), Colombia (1), conservation (1), Cycloartenol (1), Cyclocephala (1), Dermatological and gastrointestinal disorders (1), dermatological problems (1), Dinastinae (1), Elevational gradients (1), Epiphytes (1), Ferns (1), flowers (1), Free radical scavenging activity (1), gastrointestinal illnesses (1), geographic variation (1), Glucose-6-phosphatase (1), HET-CAM (1), History of plant use (1), immunomodulation (1), In situ conservation (1), informant consensus (1), insects (1), intercultural comparison (1), KB (1), Macro-Maya (1), Macrostola costulata (1), Mexican Indian (1), Mixe/Zoque-Popoluca (México) (1), NF-κB (1), Nitidulidae (1), Orchids (1), Oriental Region (1), phytotelmata (1), Quantitative analysis (1), Rural development (1), seed predation (1), self-medication (1), Semi-arid (1), Semi-quantitative method (1), Steroids (1), Terrestrial plants (1), Tillandsia streptocarpa (1), Veracruz state (1), vertebrates (1), Zapotec Indians (Mexico) (1), Zapotecs (Oaxaca, Mexico) (1)

 

[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]

 

medicinal (58.54), poison (14.07), timber (4.36), weed (2.63), starch (1.57), cereal (1.11), nutraceutical (1.10), grain legume (1.09), oilseed/fat (1.07), boundary (1.04)…..

 

[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]

 

Adeboye AS and Emmambux NM (2016) Physicochemical, morphological, thermal and pasting properties of marama (Tylosema esculentum) storage root starch. Starch - Stärke, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/star.201600084

Alonso-Gomez L, Niño-López AM, Romero-Garzón AM, Pineda-Gomez P, del Real-Lopez A and Rodriguez-Garcia ME (2016) Physicochemical transformation of cassava starch during fermentation for production of sour starch in Colombia. Starch - Stärke 68, 1139-1147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/star.201600059

Mejía-Marín MI, Espejo-Serna A, López-Ferrari AR and Fonseca-Juárez RM (2016) Las monocotiledóneas del municipio de San Juan Colorado, Oaxaca, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 187-199. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316000178

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Aichour S, Haba H, Benkhaled M, Harakat D and Lavaud C (2014) Terpenoids and other constituents from Euphorbia bupleuroides. Phytochemistry Letters 10, 198-203. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390014001712

Casselman I, Nock CJ, Wohlmuth H, Weatherby RP and Heinrich M (2014) From local to global—Fifty years of research on Salvia divinorum. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 151, 768-783. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874113008362

Londoño-Restrepo SM, Rincón-Londoño N, Contreras-Padilla M, Acosta-Osorio AA, Bello-Pérez LA, Lucas-Aguirre JC, Quintero VD, Pineda-Gómez P, del Real-López A and Rodríguez-García ME (2014) Physicochemical, morphological, and rheological characterization of Xanthosoma robustum Lego-like starch. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 65, 222-228. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813014000361

Ragasa CY and Cornelio KB (2013) Triterpenes from Euphorbia hirta and their cytotoxicity. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 11, 528-533. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536413600965

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Xanthosoma robustum: 20; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Alonso-Castro AJ, Villarreal ML, Salazar-Olivo LA, Gomez-Sanchez M, Dominguez F and Garcia-Carranca A (2011) Mexican medicinal plants used for cancer treatment: Pharmacological, phytochemical and ethnobotanical studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 945-72. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110008408

Zhou X, Lu Y, Lin X, Yang B, Yang X and Liu Y (2011) Brominated aliphatic hydrocarbons and sterols from the sponge Xestospongia testudinaria with their bioactivities. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 164, 703-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009308411003082

Juárez-Santillán LF, Lucho-Constantino CA, Vázquez-Rodríguez GA, Cerón-Ubilla NM and Beltrán-Hernández RI (2010) Manganese accumulation in plants of the mining zone of Hidalgo, Mexico. Bioresource Technology 101, 5836-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852410004748

Sultana F, Hu Y-G, Toda MJ, Takenaka K and Yafuso M (2006) Phylogeny and classification of Colocasiomyia (Diptera, Drosophilidae), and its evolution of pollination mutualism with aroid plants. Systematic Entomology 31, 684-702. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2006.00344.x

García-Robledo C, Kattan G, Murcia C and Quintero-Marín P (2005) Equal and Opposite Effects of Floral Offer and Spatial Distribution on Fruit Production and Predispersal Seed Predation in Xanthosoma daguense (Araceae)1. Biotropica 37, 373-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00049.x

García-Robledo C, Quintero-Marín P and Mora-Kepfer F (2005) Geographic Variation and Succession of Arthropod Communities in Inflorescences and Infructescences of Xanthosoma (Araceae)1. Biotropica 37, 650-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00082.x

Blanckaert I, Swennen RL, Paredes Flores M, Rosas López R and Lira Saade R (2004) Floristic composition, plant uses and management practices in homegardens of San Rafael Coxcatlán, Valley of Tehuacán-Cuicatlán, Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 57, 179-202. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196303001009

Corlett RT (2004) Flower visitors and pollination in the Oriental (Indomalayan) Region. Biological Reviews 79, 497-532. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1464793103006341

Delaporte RH, Sarragiotto MH, Takemura OS, Sánchez GM, Filho BPD and Nakamura CV (2004) Evaluation of the antioedematogenic, free radical scavenging and antimicrobial activities of aerial parts of Tillandsia streptocarpa Baker – Bromeliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 95, 229-33. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104003940

Heinrich M (2003) Ethnobotany and natural products: the search for new molecules, new treatments of old diseases or a better understanding of indigenous cultures? Curr Top Med Chem 3, 141-54.

Leonti M, Sticher O and Heinrich M (2003) Antiquity of medicinal plant usage in two Macro-Mayan ethnic groups (México). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 88, 119-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001880

Miyake T and Yafuso M (2003) Floral scents affect reproductive success in fly-pollinated Alocasia odora (Araceae). Am. J. Botany 90, 370-6. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/90/3/370

Jiménez G, Hasegawa M, Rodrı́guez M, Estrada O, Méndez J, Castillo A, Gonzalez-Mujica F, Motta N, Vásquez J and Romero-Vecchione E (2001) Biological screening of plants of the Venezuelan Amazons. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 77, 77-83. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101002719

Frei B, Baltisberger M, Sticher O and Heinrich M (1998) Medical ethnobotany of the Zapotecs of the Isthmus-Sierra (Oaxaca, Mexico): Documentation and assessment of indigenous uses. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 62, 149-65. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874198000518

Frei B, Heinrich M, Bork PM, Herrmann D, Jaki B, Kato T, Kuhnt M, Schmitt J, Schühly W, Volken C and Sticher O (1998) Multiple screening of medicinal plants from Oaxaca, Mexico: ethnobotany and bioassays as a basis for phytochemical investigation. Phytomedicine 5, 177-86. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711398800251

Heinrich M, Ankli A, Frei B, Weimann C and Sticher O (1998) Medicinal plants in Mexico: healers’ consensus and cultural importance. Social Science & Medicine 47, 1859-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953698001816

Seymour RS and Schultze-Motel P (1997) Heat-producing flowers. Endeavour 21, 125-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160932797802220

Anonymous (1996) Contents of volume 41. Phytochemistry 41, i-xxxiii. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003194229690730X

Kato T, Frei B, Heinrich M and Sticher O (1996) Antibacterial hydroperoxysterols from Xanthosoma robustum. Phytochemistry 41, 1191-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0031942295007652

Valdés Iii LJ, Díaz J and Paul AG (1983) Ethnopharmacology of ska María Pastora (Salvia divinorum, Epling AND Játiva-M.). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 7, 287-312. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874183900041

Alonso-Castro AJ, Villarreal ML, Salazar-Olivo LA, Gomez-Sanchez M, Dominguez F and Garcia-Carranca A Mexican medicinal plants used for cancer treatment: Pharmacological, phytochemical and ethnobotanical studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 945-72. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110008408

JuÁrez-SantillÁn LF, Lucho-Constantino CA, VÁzquez-RodrÍguez GA, CerÓn-Ubilla NM and BeltrÁn-HernÁndez RI Manganese accumulation in plants of the mining zone of Hidalgo, Mexico. Bioresource Technology 101, 5836-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852410004748

KrÖmer T, Acebey A, Kluge Jr and Kessler M Effects of altitude and climate in determining elevational plant species richness patterns: A case study from Los Tuxtlas, Mexico. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 208, 197-210. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253013000327

Zhou X, Lu Y, Lin X, Yang B, Yang X and Liu Y Brominated aliphatic hydrocarbons and sterols from the sponge Xestospongia testudinaria with their bioactivities. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 164, 703-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009308411003082

 


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