eBook Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9400773951
  • ISBN-13: 9789400773950
  • DDC: 581.634
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1102 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

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. This work 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Acknowledgments.
Disclaimer.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Tulbaghia Violacea.
2: Plumeria Obtusa.
3: Plumeria Rubra.
4: Telosma Cordata.
5: Agave Sisalana.
6: Muscari Neglectum.
7: Polianthes Tuberosa.
8: Yucca Filamentosa.
9: Achillea Millefolium.
10: Acmella Oleracea.
11: Ageratum Conyzoides.
12: Argyranthemum Frutescens.
13: Bellis Perennis.
14: Calendula Officinalis.
15: Centaurea Cyanus.
16: Chrysanthemum Morifolium.
17: Chrysanthemum Indicum.
18: Cosmos Sulphureus.
19: Cynara Cardunculus.
20: Dahlia Coccinea.
21: Dahlia Pinnata.
22: Echinacea Purpurea.
23: Helianthus Annuus.
24: Matricaria Chamomilla.
25: Tagetes Erecta.
26: Tagetes Lucida.
27: Tagetes Patula.
28: Tagetes Tenuifolia.
29: Tanacetum Parthenium.
30: Tanacetum Vulgare.
31: Taraxacum Officinale.
32: Impatiens Balsamina.
33: Impatiens Walleriana.
34: Begonia Cucullata Var. Cucullata.
35: Begonia x Tuberhybrida.
36: Spathodea Campanulata.
37: Brassica Oleracea (Botrytis Group).
38: Brassica Oleracea (Italica Group).
39: Brassica Oleracea Italica x Alboglabra.
40: Lobularia Maritima.
41: Matthiola Incana.
42: Epiphyllum Oxypetalum.
43: Mesua Ferrea.
44: Lonicera Confusa.
45: Lonicera Japonica.
46: Dianthus Barbatus.
47: Dianthus Caryophyllus.
48: Dianthus Chinensis.
49: Combretum Indicum.
50: Ipomoea Alba.
51: Cheilocostus Speciosus.
52: Costus Barbatus.
53: Costus Erythrophyllus.
54: Costus Productus.
55: Doryanthes Excelsa.
56: Acacia Cultriformis.
57: Acacia Longifolia.
58: Bauhinia Purpurea.
59: Bauhinia Variegata.
60: Caesalpinia Pulcherrima.
61: Clitoria Ternatea.
62: Erythrina Variegata.
63: Gliricidia Sepium.
64: Hardenbergia Violacea.
65: Mimosa Pudica.
66: Pterocarpus Indicus.
67: Senna Alata.
68: Senna Auriculata.
69: Senna Siamea.
70: Senna Timoriensis.
71: Sesbania Grandiflora.
72: Sesbania Javanica.
73: Styphnolobium Japonicum.
74: Trifolium Pratense.
75: Trifolium Repens.
Author's Blurb.
Medical Glossary.
Scientific Glossary.
Common Name Index.
Scientific Index.