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Tropical Plants / Tropske Rastline

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By: Jože Bavcon(Author), Blanka Ravnjak(Author)
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Language: Bilingual in English and Slovene

This book describes 76 genera or species of tropical plants from around the world. It offers both botanical information and notes on traditional uses.

Contents

DEDICATION ... 13
ACKNOWLEDGMENT ... 15
INTRODUCTION ... 17

Characteristics of tropical plants ... 21
Ananas comosus L. – pineapple ... 33
Aristolochia L. – Dutchman’s pipe, birthwort ... 39
Averrhoa carambola L. – carambola, star fruit ... 43
Bertholletia excelsa Humb. & Bonp. – Brazil nut ... 47
Bixa orellana L. – lipstick tree ... 51
Calliandra Benth. – calliandra, powder puff plant ... 55
Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze – tea shrub ... 59
Carica papaya L. – papaya ... 65
Caryota mitis Lour. – clustering fishtail palm ... 71
Cinnamomum camphora ( L.) J. Presl – camphor tree ... 75
Cinnamomum verum L. – true cinnamon tree ... 79
Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L. – sea grape ... 85
Cocos nucifera L. – coconut palm ... 89
Coffea arabica L. – Arabian coffee ... 95
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott – taro ... 101
Costus speciosus (J. Koenig) Sm. – crêpe ginger ... 105
Cyperus papyrus L. – papyrus sedge ... 109
Dicksonia L’Hér. – tree fern ... 113
Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton – true cardamom ... 117
Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) G. S. Bunting – bršljanasti kacnik ... 120
Ficus religiosa L. – sveti figovec ... 124
Heliconia L. – helikonija ... 128
Magnolia champaca (L.) Baill. Ex Pierre – dišeca magnolija ... 134
Mandevilla splendens (Hook.f.) Woodson – mandevila ... 138
Mangifera indica L. – mangovec ... 142
Manihot esculenta Crantz.– manioka ... 146
Monstera deliciosa Liebm. – monstera ... 150
Morinda citrifolia L. – noni ... 154
Musa Jacks. ex Andrews – bananovec ... 158
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. – indijski lotos ... 164
Pachira aquatica Aubl. – vodna pahira ... 170
Passiflora L. – pasijonka ... 174
Persea americana Mill. – avokadovec ... 178
Piper auritum Kunth – mehiški poprovec (sveti list) ... 182
Piper nigrum Kunth – poprovec ... 186
Psychotria L. – psihotrija, vroce ustnice ... 190
Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn. – drevo popotnikov ... 194
Saccharum officinarum L. – sladkorni trs ... 198
Sapindus saponaria L. – milno drevo ... 204
Solandra maxima (Sessé & Moc.) P. S. Green – zlata cašica ... 208
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv – afriško tulipanovo drevo ... 212
Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq. – mahagonij ... 216
Tacca chantrieri André – tigrovi brki ... 222
Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) G. S. Bunting – ivy arum ... 121
Ficus religiosa L. – bodhi tree ... 125
Heliconia L. – heliconia, false bird-of-paradise ... 129
Magnolia champaca (L.) Baill. Ex Pierre – champak ... 135
Mandevilla splendens (Hook.f.) Woodson – shining mandevilla ... 139
Mangifera indica L. – mango ... 143
Manihot esculenta Crantz. – cassava ... 147
Monstera deliciosa Liebm. – cheese plant ... 151
Morinda citrifolia L. – noni, beach mulberry ... 155
Musa Jacks. ex Andrews – banana plant ... 159
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. – Indian lotus ... 165
Pachira aquatica Aubl. – money tree, money plant ... 171
Passiflora L. – passion vine ... 175
Persea americana Mill. – avocado ... 179
Piper auritum Kunth – Mexican pepperleaf ... 183
Piper nigrum Kunth – black pepper ... 187
Psychotria L. – wild coffee, hot lips ... 191
Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn. – traveller’s tree ... 195
Saccharum officinarum L. – sugar cane ... 199
Sapindus saponaria L. – wingleaf soapberry ... 205
Solandra maxima (Sessé & Moc.) P. S. Green – golden chalice vine ... 209
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. – African tulip tree ... 213
Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq. – mahogany ... 217
Tacca chantrieri André – black bat fl ower ... 223
Tectona grandis L. – tikovec ... 226
Terminalia catappa L. – indijski mandljevec ... 232
Theobroma cacao L. – kakavovec ... 236
Thevetia peruviana (Sessé & Moc.) P. S. Green – perujski oleandrovec ... 242
Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) T. Anderson ex Bedd – Mysorska tunbergija ... 246
Tradescantia spathacea Sw. – colnicasta tradeskancija ... 250
Vanilla planifolia Jacks. ex Andrews – vanilja ... 254
Victoria amazonica (Poepp.) J. C. Sowerby – orjaški lokvanj ... 260
Zingiber officinale Roscoe – ingver ... 266

LITERATURA ... 270
STVARNO KAZALO ... 278
KAZALO SLIK ... 284

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