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Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants, Volume 7: Flowers

200-400 coloured illustrations per volume
Referenced up-to-date-information on nutritive and medicinal properties
Common and vernacular names to help in plant identification Medical and scientific glossaries

Series: Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants Volume: 7

By: TK Lim (Author)

1102 pages, 123 colour & 109 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Nov 2013 | #208750 | ISBN-13: 9789400773943
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NHBS Price: £178.00 $224/€209 approx

About this book

This book continues as Volume 7 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers plant species with edible flowers from families Acanthaceae to Facaceae in a tabular form and seventy five selected species from Amaryllidaceae, Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Asparagaceae, Asteraceae, Balsaminaceae, Begoniaceae, Bignoniaceae, Brassicaceae, Cactaceae, Calophyllaceae, Caprifoliaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Combretaceae, Convolvulaceae, Costaceae, Doryanthaceae and Fabaceae in detail.

Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 7 will be of significant interest to scientists, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, botanists, agriculturists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive/pharmacological properties, medicinal uses, nonedible uses; and selected references.


Contents

Amaryllidaceae

Tulbaghia violacea

Apocynaceae

Plumeria obtusa

Plumeria rubra

Asclepiadaceae

 Telosma cordata

Asparagaceae

Agave sisalana

Muscari neglectum

Polianthus tuberosa

Yucca filamentosa

Asteraceae 

Achillea millefolium

Acmella oleracea

Ageratum conyzoides

Argyranthemum frutescens

Bellis perennis

Calendula officinalis

Centaurea cyanus

Chrysanthemum morifolium

Chrysanthemum indicum

Cosmos sulphureus

Cynara cardunculus

Dahlia coccinea

Dahlia pinnata

Echinacea purpurea

Helianthus annuus

Matricaria chamomilla

Tagetes erecta

Tagetes lucida

Tagetes patula

Tagetes tenuifolia

Tanacetum parthenium

Tanacetum vulgare

Taraxacum officinale

Balsaminaceae

Impatiens balsamina

Impatiens walleriana

Begoniaceae

Begonia cucullata var. cucullata

Begonia x tuberhybrida

Bignoniaceae

Spathodea campanulata

Brassicaceae

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Brassica oleracea italica x alboglabra

Lobularia maritima

Matthiola incana

Cactaceae

Ephiphyllum oxypetalum

Calophyllaceae

Mesua ferua

Caprifoliaceae

Lonicera confusa

Lonicera japonica

Caryophyllaceae

Dianthus barbatus

Dianthus caryophyllus

Dianthus chinensis

 

Combretaceae

Combretum indicum

Convolvulaceae

 Ipomoea alba

Costaceae

Cheilocostus speciosus

Costus barbatus

Costus  erythrophyllus

Costus productus

Doryanthaceae

Doryanthes excelsa

Fabaceae

Acacia cultriformis

Acacia longifolia

Bauhinia purpurea

Bauhinia variegata

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Clitorea ternatea

Erythrina variegata

Gliricidia sepium

Hardenbergia violacea

Mimosa pudica

Pterocarpus indicus

Senna alata

Senna auriculata

Senna siamea

Senna timoriensis

Sesbania grandiflora

Sesbania javanica

Styphnolobium japonica

Trifolium pratense

Trifolium repens

 


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