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Table 2 Elemental concentration (trace elements: Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Zn) ranges and means in parentheses

From: Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi: a new nickel hyperaccumulator from Sabah (Borneo Island) with potential for tropical agromining

Plant part N samples Co Cr Cu Fe Mn Ni Zn
Flowers 16–104
[60]
14–17
[16]
6.5–9.5
[8.0]
15–24
[20]
34–945
[490]
2905–5560
[4230]
20–100
[60]
Fruit capsule  5 4.3–31
[13]
2.3–17
[8.4]
2.2–10
[5.9]
8.0–30
[20]
11–83
[35]
1274–4001
[2660]
9.0–22
[17]
Immature seeds 23–89
[56]
15–28
[22]
8.5–13
[11]
30–43
[36]
58–64
[61]
754–1421
[1090]
26–34
[30]
Ripe seeds 1 3 114 14 131 187 17,570 182
Young leaves 12  3.0–198
[46]
1.3–66
[16]
0.1–17
[6.7]
9–241
[63]
21–182
[93]
1105–10,750
[5388]
10–244
[52]
Old leaves 21  12–75
[31]
1.2–13
[6.9]
0.9–11
[4.7]
22–90
[46]
95–461
[170]
11,470–25,060
[16,490]
45–249
[85]
Bark 4.4–28
[14]
2.3–13
[6.3]
1.0–10
[4.5]
22–429
[85]
33–89
[66]
842–6820
[5260]
18–83
[69]
Phloem tissue 12–49
[27]
6.3–15
[10]
1.3–6.6
[4.1]
37–564
[220]
62–126
[103]
1390–9340
[5570]
28–191
[100]
Twigs 14  1.9–36
[16]
2.4–42
[8.0]
0.5–33
[6.2]
4.0–40
[17]
5.0–259
[72]
99–12,300
[4330]
5.1–103
[49]
Wood 0.8–15
[5.0]
1.9–4.7
[3.4]
0.7–6.3
[2.5]
3.7–10
[5.7]
5.9–18
[11]
443–1170
[862]
4.8–14
[10]
Roots 1 26 6.5 0.7 512 164 1272 24
  1. All values provided in μg g−1