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Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants, Volume 8: 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: 8

By: TK Lim (Author)

1024 pages, 283 colour illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | May 2014 | #212969 | ISBN-13: 9789401787475
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NHBS Price: £178.00 $227/€211 approx

About this book

Volume 8 is part of a multicompendium Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants, on plants with edible flowers from Geraniaceae to Zingiberaceae (tabular) and 82 species in Geraniaceae, Iridaceae, Lamiaceae, Liliaceae, Limnocharitaceae, Magnoliaceae, Malvaceae, Meliaceae, Myrtaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Oleaceae, Onagraceae, Orchidaceae, Paeoniaceae, Papaveraceae, Plantaginaceae, Poaceae, Polygonaceae, Primulaceae, Proteaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Rutaceae, Solanaceae, Theaceae, Tropaeolaceae, Tyhpaceae, Violaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae and Zingiberaceae in detail.

Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants, Volume 8 is of significant interest to medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, botanists, agriculturists, conservationists and general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/ vernacular names; origin/ distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts/uses; botany; nutritive/medicinal properties, nonedible uses and selected references.


Contents

Introduction
Geraniaceae
Pelargonium crispum
Iridaceae
Crocus sativus
Freesia leichtlinii
subsp. Alba
Gladiolus dalenii
Gladiolus grandiflorus

Lamiaceae
Agastache foeniculum
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula dentate
Lavandula stoechas
Salvia elegans
Sideritis scardica

Liliaceae
Lilium lanceolata
Tulipa gesneriana

Limnocharitaceae
Limnocharis flava
Magnoliaceae
Magnolia denudate
Magnolia grandiflora

Malvaceae
Abutilon indicum
Abutilon megapotamicum
Alcea rosea
Hibiscus mutabilis
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Hibiscus schizopetalus
Hibiscus syriacus
Hibiscus tawainensis
Hibiscus tiliaceus
Malva sylvestris
Malva arboreus

Meliaceae
Azadirachta indica
Myrtaceae
Corymbia calophylla
Syzygium aromaticum

Nyctaginaceae
Bougainvillea glabra
Bougainvillea spectabilis
Mirabilis jalapa

Nymphaeaceae
Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea nouchali

Oleaceae
Forsythia x intermedia
Jasminum sambac
Syringa vulgaris

Onagraceae
Fuchsia x hybrid
Oenothera speciosa

Orchidaceae
Dendrobium biggibum
Paeoniaceae
Paeonia  lactiflora
Paeonia x suffructicosa

Papaveraceae
Eschschlozia californica
Plantaginaceae
Antirrhinum majus
Poaceae
Saccharum spontaneum var. edulis
Polygonaceae
Antigonon leptopus
Primulaceae
Primula x polyantha
Proteaceae
Banksia grandis
Banksia integrifolia
Telopea speciosissima

Ranunculaceae
Aquilegia caerula
Rosaceae
Rosa x hybrid
Rosa x rugosa

RubiaceaeGalium odoratum
Gardenia jasminoides
Ixora chinensisIxora coccinea
Ixora javanica

Rutaceae
Boronia megastigma
Solanaceae
Petunia x hybrid
Theaceae
Camellia japonica
Tropaeolaceae
Tropaeolum majus
Typhaceae
Typha orientalis
Violaceae
Viola hederacea
Viola odorata
Viola tricolor
Viola x wittrockiana

Xanthorrhoeaceae
Hemerocallis flavus
Hemerocallis liloasphodelus

Zingiberaceae
Etlingera elatior
Etlingera hemisphaerica
Hedychium coronarium
Zingiber zerumbet

Author’s Blurb
Medical Glossary
Scientific Glossary
Common Name Index
Scientific Name Index


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