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

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Springer, Dec 3, 2014 - Science - 1036 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Sagittaria trifolia
96
Allium ampeloprasum
103
Allium cepa
124
Allium chinense
204
Allium sativum
210
Arracacia xanthorrhiza
361
Apium graveolens var rapaceum
367
Helianthus tuberosus
687
Smallanthus sonchifolius
717
Tragopogon porrifolius
735
Ullucus tuberosus
741
Armoracia rusticana
746
Brassica napus var napobrassica
761
Brassica oleracea Gongylodes Group
768
Brassica rapa var rapa
777

Daucus carota
374
Pastinaca sativa
417
Alocasia macrorrhizos
429
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
443
Colocasia esculenta
454
Cyrtosperma merkusii
493
Xanthosoma sagittifolium
498
Panax ginseng
510
Asparagus cochinchinensis
620
Cordyline fruticosa
627
Ophiopogon japonicus
633
Arctium lappa
655
Eutrema japonicum
789
Lepidium meyenii
801
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp sativus
829
Codonopsis javanica
870
Codonopsis lanceolata
874
Authors Blurb
890
Medical Glossary
892
Scientific Glossary
964
Common Name Index
988
Scientific Index
1012
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