CRUDE PROTEIN OF POLLENS

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


 
 
Scientific name
 Common Name
Pollen Crude Protein %
Reference to origin of research
  Macadamia orchard mix
16 & 17
2
- Woodburn ground flora 
16 & 19
2
Acacia cambagei  Gidgee
17.5 & 25.3
4
Acacia cunninghamii Black wattle
24.5 & 29.0
1
Acacia implexa Wattle
25 

23 & 27

2

Acacia ixiophylla Wattle
27.0 & 28.0
1
Acacia longiflora Sydney golden wattle
6.3
2
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood wattle
16.2
1
Acacia polybotrya Wattle
26.3
1
Acacia tetragonophylla Dead finish
13.1 & 22.4
3
Acacia tindaleae Gold top wattle
21-22
2
Agerata riparia Crofton weed
10 & 12
2
Ageratum houstonianum Blue billygoat weed
21.1
1
Angophora costata 

Angophora subvelutina

Apple 

Coastal roughbark apple

19 & 20
2
Anredera cordifolia Madeira vine
23.5
1
Arabidella eremigena Priddiwalkatji
22.6 

(19.8 25.9)

3
Baccharis halimifolia Groundsel
15
1
Banksia ericifolia Heath-leaved banksia
30.1 & 31.8
2
Brachyscome ciliocarpa Showy daisy
18
3
Brassica spp. Canola or rape seed
23.2  & 24.9
2
Callistemon pachyphyllus Bottlebrush
30
1
Cassia spp.  
26.7 & 30.5
1
Cassia artemesioides (50%) and Helipterum spp. (50%) Silver cassia
16.83
3
Cassia eremophila Desert cassia
27.3 & 28.6
4
Cassia oligophylla Limestone cassia
24.8 & 25.7
4
Cassinia laevis Wild rosemary
13.0 & 21.6
1
Centaurea solstitialis St Barnaby's thistle
18 26
2
Cirsium vulgare Spear thistle
31.8
1
Cucurbita pepo Pumpkin
26.4
1
Dillwynia spp. Pea bush
14
2
Echium plantagineum Patersonís curse
31  33
2
Eremophila bigonifolia Eurah
26.2
4
Eremophila duttonii and Myoporum montanum Boobialla
25.8
3
Eremophila mitchellii Budda
24.3 25.7
4
Eremophila oppositifolia Weooka
24.6
3
Eremophila sturtii Sandalwood
25.2  29.6
4
Erodium crinitum Blue crawfoot
28.9
4
Eucalyptus acmenioides White mahogany
18.6 24.7
2
Eucalyptus albens White box
17 20
2
Eucalyptus andrewsii ssp. andrewsii New England messmate
22 23
2
Eucalyptus andrewsii ssp. campanulata New England blackbutt
20.6 22.3
2
Eucalyptus blakelyi Blakely s red gum
22 26
2
Eucalyptus calignosa Broad-leaved stringybark
23 30
2
Eucalyptus calophylla Marri
28
Roma 1983
Eucalyptus camaldulensis River red gum
25.8
1
Eucalyptus chlorochlada Pilliga gum
20.8
2
Eucalyptus crebra Narrow-leaf ironbark
16 20
2
Eucalyptus dealbata Hill gum
20.5 26.0
1, 2
Eucalyptus eugenioides Thin-leaf stringybark
22.1 23.0
2
Eucalyptus fibrosa Broad-leaved ironbark
22.6
1
Eucalyptus globulus Tasmanian blue gum
27 29
Moncur et al 1994
Eucalyptus laevopinea Brown stringybark
17 20
2
Eucalyptus maculata Spotted gum
24.7 33
1,2
Eucalyptus marginata Jarrah
21
Roma 1983
Eucalyptus melanophloia Silver-leaf ironbark
19.7 22.9
2
Eucalyptus microcarpa Inland grey box
25
1
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha Red stringybark
23
2
Eucalyptus pilligaensis Pilliga box
16
2
Eucalyptus pilularis Blackbutt
22
2
Eucalyptus planchoniana Needle bark
30
2
Eucalyptus polycarpa Inland bloodwood
26.4 26.5
4
Eucalyptus punctata Large-fruited grey gum
20 22
2
Eucalyptus tereticornis Forest red gum, or Queensland blue gum
25-28
1,2
Eucalyptus terminalis Inland bloodwood
25.7
4
Eucalyptus trachyphloia Pilliga bloodwood
21.8 24
2
Eucalyptus umbra Broad-leaf white mahogany
18.3
2
Gompholobium spp Wedge pea
29.5
1
Goodenia cycloptera Serrated goodenia
21.1 

(16.6 29.8)

3
Goodenia cycloptera and Helipterum spp. Sunray
17.8
3
Goodenia cycloptera  
16.9
3
Gossypium hirsutum Cotton
19
2
Helichrysum leucopsideum Satin everlasting daisy
15.8 16.5
4
Hovea acutifolia Pointed-leaf hovea
33
1
Hypochoeris radicata Flatweed, false dandelion
13.6 19.1
2
Lomandra multiflora  
33.1
1
Macadamia integrifolia Macadamia
16 22
2
Mantisalca falmantica Thistle
25
1
Medicago sativa Lucerne 
20 24
2
Melaleuca quinquenervia Tea-tree
35.0 36.8

30

2

Muehlenbeckia cunninghamii Lignum
17.7
4
Myoporum deserti Ellangowan
22-23
2
Myoporum montanum Boobialla
24.9
3
Nymphaea capensis Water lily
30
1
Olearia elliptica Sticky daisy bush
9.8
1
Phyla nodiflora Lipia, mat or carpet grass
25.1
1
Pinus spp. Pine
7-8
1, 2
Ptilotis spp. Square-headed foxtail
17.7 19.9
4
Pultenaea myrtoides Bush pea
33
1
Pultenaea villosa Bush pea
31
1
Rapistrum rugosum Turnip weed
25.0 29.2 

25.0 24.0

1

2

Senecio madagascariensis Fireweed
13.3 17.3
2
Sida rhombifolia Sidratusa
16.7 17.4
4
Swainsona galegifolia Darling pea
17.6
1
Trachymene spp. Wild parsnip
26.1 28.9
4
Tribulus terrestris Yellow vine
14 21
2
Trifolium repens White clover
23.0 25.4 
2
Velleia glabrata Smooth velleia
16.1 (15.2 16.8)
3
Vicia faba Faba beans
22 24
Somerville 1995
Zea mays Maize or corn enter14 15
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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