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

Series: Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants Volume: 9

By: TK Lim(Author)

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

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Aug 2016 | #231275 | ISBN-13: 9789402408133
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NHBS Price: £179.99 $231/€200 approx
Hardback | Jan 2015 | #218668 | ISBN-13: 9789401795104
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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.


Contents

Introduction
Alismataceae
Sagittaria trifolia
Amaryllidaceae
Allium ampeloprasum
Allium cepa
Allium chinense
Allium sativum

Apiaceae
Arracacia xanthorrhiza
Apium graveolens
var. rapaceum
Daucus carota
Pastinaca sativa

Araceae
Alocasia macrorrhizos
Amorphophallus paenoniifolius
Colocasia esculenta
Cyrtosperma merkusii
Xanthosoma sagittifolium

Araliaceae
Panax ginseng
Asparagaceae
Asparagus cochinchinensis
Cordyline fruticosa
Ophiopogon japonicas

Asteraceae
Arctium lappa
Helianthus tuberosa
Smallanthus sonchifolius
Tragopogon porrifolius

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

Medical Glossary
Scientific Glossary

 


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