Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 8, Flowers

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Springer Science & Business, Apr 23, 2014 - Science - 1024 pages
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. 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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Pelargonium crispum
72
Crocus sativus
77
Freesia leichtlinii subsp alba
137
Gladiolus dalenii
141
Gladiolus grandiflorus
144
Agastache foeniculum
151
Lavandula angustifolia
156
Oenothera speciosa
552
Dendrobium bigibbum
555
Paeonia lactiflora
559
Paeonia suffruticosa
597
Eschscholzia californica
622
Antirrhinum majus
633
Saccharum spontaneum var edulis
640
Antigonon leptopus
643

Lavandula dentata
186
Lavandula stoechas
192
Salvia elegans
202
Sideritis scardica
207
Lilium lancifolium
215
Tulip gesneriana
221
Limnocharis flava
232
Magnolia denudata
236
Magnolia grandiflora
243
Abutilon indicum
276
Abutilon megapotamicum
290
Alcea rosea
292
Hibiscus mutabilis
300
Hibiscus rosasinensis
306
Hibiscus sabdariffa
324
Hibiscus schizopetalus
371
Hibiscus syriacus
374
Hibiscus taiwanensis
381
Hibiscus tiliaceus
385
Malva sylvestris
395
Malvaviscus arboreus
405
Azadirachta indica
409
Corymbia calophylla
456
Syzygium aromaticum
460
Bougainvillea glabra
483
Bougainvillea spectabilis
489
Mirabilis jalapa
497
Nymphaea lotus
514
Nymphaea nouchali
519
Forsythia intermedia
526
Jasminum sambac
529
Syringa vulgaris
541
Fuchsia hybrida
548
Primula polyantha
650
Banksia grandis
655
Banksia integrifolia
658
Telopea speciosissima
661
Aquilegia caerulea
664
Rosa hybrida
668
Rosa rugosa
682
Galium odoratum
700
Gardenia jasminoides
705
Ixora chinensis
730
Ixora coccinea
734
Ixora javanica
745
Boronia megastigma
748
Petunia hybrida
755
Camellia japonica
764
Tropaeolum majus
777
Typha orientalis
788
Viola hederacea
792
Viola odorata
795
Viola tricolor
808
Viola wittrockiana
818
Hemerocallis fulva
822
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
830
Etlingera elatior
834
Etlingera hemisphaerica
844
Hedychium coronarium
847
Zingiber zerumbet
857
Authors Blurb
877
Medical Glossary
879
Common Name Index
977
Scientific Name Index
1001
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