Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 7, Flowers

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 8, 2013 - Science - 1102 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Tulbaghia violacea
80
Plumeria obtusa
87
Plumeria rubra
94
Telosma cordata
107
Agave sisalana
111
Muscari neglectum
122
Polianthes tuberosa
126
Lobularia maritima
628
Matthiola incana
633
Epiphyllum oxypetalum
638
Mesua ferrea
641
Lonicera confusa
653
Lonicera japonica
656
Dianthus barbatus
681
Dianthus caryophyllus
684

Yucca filamentosa
134
Achillea millefolium
138
Acmella oleracea
163
Ageratum conyzoides
175
Argyranthemum frutescens
201
Bellis perennis
204
Calendula officinalis
213
Centaurea cyanus
245
Chrysanthemum morifolium
250
Chrysanthemum indicum
270
Cosmos sulphureus
287
Cynara cardunculus
291
Dahlia coccinea
329
Dahlia pinnata
333
Echinacea purpurea
340
Helianthus annuus
372
Matricaria chamomilla
397
Tagetes erecta
432
Tagetes lucida
448
Tagetes patula
456
Tagetes tenuifolia
469
Tanacetum parthenium
473
Tanacetum vulgare
501
Taraxacum officinale
516
Impatiens balsamina
537
Impatiens walleriana
548
Begonia cucullata var cucullata
551
Begonia x tuberhybrida
556
Spathodea campanulata
559
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group
571
Brassica oleracea Italica Group
594
Brassica oleracea italica x alboglabra
624
Dianthus chinensis
694
Combretum indicum
698
Ipomoea alba
708
Cheilocostus speciosus
712
Costus barbatus
726
Costus erythrophyllus
728
Costus productus
730
Doryanthes excelsa
732
Acacia cultriformis
735
Acacia longifolia
738
Bauhinia purpurea
743
Bauhinia variegata
754
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
766
Clitoria ternatea
773
Erythrina variegata
788
Gliricidia sepium
806
Hardenbergia violacea
817
Mimosa pudica
821
Pterocarpus indicus
836
Senna alata
841
Senna auriculata
860
Senna siamea
873
Senna timoriensis
886
Sesbania grandiflora
889
Sesbania javanica
903
Styphnolobium japonicum
906
Trifolium pratense
925
Trifolium repens
949
Authors Blurb
959
Medical Glossary
961
Scientific Glossary
1032
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