CRUDE PROTEIN OF POLLENS

Below are listed the crude protein levels of some Queensland and New South Wales pollens (by common names)


 
Common name
Scientific name
Pollen Crude protein %
Reference to origin of research
  Cassia spp.
26.7 & 30.5
 
  Goodenia cycloptera
16.9
3
  Lomandra multiflora
33.1
1
Apple - coastal Angophora costata 

Angophora subvelutina

19 20
2
Black wattle Acacia cunninghamii
24.5 & 29.0
1
Blackbutt Eucalyptus pilularis
22
2
Blackwood wattle Acacia melanoxylon
16.2
1
Blakely s red gum Eucalyptus blakelyi
22 & 26
2
Blue crawfoot Erodium crinitum
28.9
4
Blue billygoat weed Ageratum houstonianum
21.1
1
Boobialla Myoporum montanum
24.9
3
Boobialla Eremophila duttonii and Myoporum montanum
25.8
3
Bottlebrush Callistemon pachyphyllus
30
1
Broad-leaf white mahogany Eucalyptus umbra
18.3
2
Broad-leaved ironbark E. fibrosa
22.6
1
Broad-leaved stringybark E. calignosa
23 & 30
2
Brown stringybark E. laevopinea
17 & 20
2
Budda Eremophila mitchellii
24.3 & 25.7
4
Bush pea Pultenaea myrtoides
33
1
Bush pea P. villosa
31
1
Canola or rape seed Brassica spp.
23.2 & 24.9
2
Cotton Gossypium hirsutum
19
2
Crofton weed Agerata riparia
10 & 12
2
Darling pea Swainsona galegifolia
17.6
1
Dead finish Acacia tetragonophylla
13.1 & 22.4
3
Desert cassia Cassia eremophila
27.3 & 28.6
4
Ellangowan Myoporum deserti
22-23
2
Eurah Eremophila bigonifolia
26.2
4
Faba beans Vicia faba
22 & 24
Somerville 1995
Fireweed Senecio madagascariensis
13.3 & 17.3
2
Flatweed, false dandelion Hypochoeris radicata
13.6 & 19.1
2
Forest red gum, or Queensland blue gum Eucalyptus tereticornis
25-28
1,2
Gidgee Acacia cambagei 
17.5 & 25.3
4
Gold top wattle A. tindaleae
21-22
2
Groundsel Baccharis halimifolia
15
1
Heath-leaved banksia Banksia ericifolia
30.1 & 31.8
2
Hill gum Eucalyptus dealbata
20.5 & 26.0
1, 2
Inland grey box E. microcarpa
25
1
Inland bloodwood E. terminalis
25.7
4
Inland bloodwood E. polycarpa
26.4 & 26.5
4
Jarrah E. marginata
21
Roma et al 1983
Large-fruited Grey gum E. punctata
20 & 22
2
Lignum Muehlenbeckia cunninghamii
17.7
4
Limestone cassia Cassia oligophylla
24.8 & 25.7
4
Lipia, mat or carpet grass Phyla nodiflora
25.1
1
Lucerne  Medicago sativa
20 & 24
2
Macadamia Macadamia integrifolia
16 & 22
2
Macadamia orchard mix  
16 & 17
2
Madeira vine Anredera cordifolia
23.5
1
Maize or corn Zea mays
14 & 15
2
Marri Eucalyptus calophylla
28
Roma 1983
Narrow-leaf ironbark E. crebra
16 & 20
2
Needle bark E. planchoniana
30
2
New England messmate E. andrewsii ssp. andrewsii
22 &  23
2
New England blackbutt E. andrewsii ssp. campanulata
20.6 & 22.3
2
Paterson s curse Echium plantagineum
31 & 33
2
Pea Bush Dillwynia spp.
14
2
Pilliga bloodwood Eucalyptus trachyphloia
21.8 & 24
2
Pilliga box E. pilligaensis
16
2
Pilliga gum E. chlorochlada
20.8
2
Pine Pinus spp.
7-8
1, 2
Pointed-leaf hovea Hovea acutifolia
33
1
Priddiwalkatji Arabidella eremigena
22.6 (19.8 &  25.9)
3
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo
26.4
1
Red stringybark Eucalyptus macrorhyncha
23
2
River red gum E. camaldulensis
25.8
1
Sandalwood Eremophila sturtii
25.2 & 29.6
4
Satin everlasting daisy Helichrysum leucopsideum
15.8 & 16.5
4
Serrated goodenia Goodenia cycloptera
21.1 

(16.6 & 29.8)

3
Showy daisy Brachyscome ciliocarpa
18
3
Sidratusa Sida rhombifolia
16.7 & 17.4
4
Silver cassia Cassia artemesioides (50%) and Helipterum spp. (50%)
16.83
3
Silver-leaf ironbark Eucalyptus melanophloia
19.7 & 22.9
2
Smooth velleia Velleia glabrata
16.1 

(15.2 & 16.8)

3
Spear thistle Cirsium vulgare
31.8
1
Spotted gum Eucalyptus maculata
24.7 & 33
1,2
Square-headed foxtail Ptilotis spp.
17.7 & 19.9
4
St Barnaby's thistle Centaurea solstitialis
18 & 26
2
Sticky daisy bush Olearia elliptica
9.8
1
Sunray Goodenia cycloptera and Helipterum spp.
17.8
3
Sydney golden wattle Acacia longiflora
6.3
2
Tasmanian blue gum Eucalyptus globulus
27 & 29
Moncur et al 1994
Tea-tree Melaleuca quinquenervia
35.0 & 36.8 

30

2

Thin-leaf stringybark Eucalyptus eugenioides
22.1 & 23.0
2
Thistle Mantisalca falmantica
25
1
Turnip weed Rapistrum rugosum
25.0 & 29.2 

25.0 & 24.0

2

Water lily Nymphaea capensis
30
1
Wattle Acacia implexa
25 

23 & 27

2

Wattle A. ixiophylla
27.0 & 28.0
1
Wattle A. polybotrya
26.3
1
Wedge pea Gompholobium spp.
29.5
1
Weooka Eremophila oppositifolia
24.6
3
White box Eucalyptus albens
17 & 20
2
White mahogany E. acmenioides
18.6 & 24.7
2
White stringybark  E. caliginosa
22.6 & 29.9
2
White clover Trifolium repens
23.0 & 25.4 
2
Wild rosemary Cassinia laevis
13.0 & 21.6
1
Wild parsnip Trachymene spp.
26.1 & 28.9
4
Woodburn ground flora  -
16 & 19
2
Yellow vine Tribulus terrestris
14 & 21
2
 

Reference to the origin of the research. (1) G.J. Kleinschmidt, University of Queensland Gatton College.

(2) P. Stace and D.R. Baigent, Wollongbar Agricultural Institute.

(3) P. Warhurst, QDPI Warwick and J. Rhodes, QDPI Indooroopilly.

(4) F. Ferguson and G.J. Kleinschmidt, University of Queensland Gatton

College.


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