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Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants, Volume 9: Modified Stems, Roots, Bulbs: Volume 9, Modified Stems, Roots, Bulbs

  • 150 coloured illustrations in this 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: 9

By: TK Lim(Author)

1073 pages, 40 b/w illustrations, 80 colour tables


Paperback | Aug 2016 | #231275 | ISBN-13: 9789402408133
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NHBS Price: £179.99 $253/€203 approx
Hardback | Jan 2015 | #218668 | ISBN-13: 9789401795104
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NHBS Price: £219.99 $309/€248 approx

About this book

Volume 9 is part of a multicompendium Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants, on plants with edible modified stems, roots and bulbs from Acanthaceae to Zygophyllaceae (tabular) and 32 selected species in Alismataceae, Amaryllidaceae, Apiaceae, Araceae, Araliaceae, Asparagaceae, Asteraceae, Basellaceae, Brassicaceae and Campanulaceae in detail. This work 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.


Sagittaria trifolia
Allium ampeloprasum
Allium cepa
Allium chinense
Allium sativum

Arracacia xanthorrhiza
Apium graveolens
var. rapaceum
Daucus carota
Pastinaca sativa

Alocasia macrorrhizos
Amorphophallus paenoniifolius
Colocasia esculenta
Cyrtosperma merkusii
Xanthosoma sagittifolium

Panax ginseng
Asparagus cochinchinensis
Cordyline fruticosa
Ophiopogon japonicas

Arctium lappa
Helianthus tuberosa
Smallanthus sonchifolius
Tragopogon porrifolius

Ullucus tuberosus
Armoracia rusticana
Brassica napus var. napobrassica
Brassica oleracea
(Gongylodes Group)
Brassica rapa var. rapa
Eutrema japonicum
Lepidium meyenii
Raphanus raphanistrum
subsp. Sativus
Codonopsis javanica
Codonopsis lanceolata

Medical Glossary
Scientific Glossary


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