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Life Sciences - Agriculture | Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants - Volume 1, Fruits

Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants

Volume 1, Fruits

T. K., Lim

2012, XV, 835 p. 420 illus. in color.

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  • Multi compendium format covering over 1000 edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants: fruits, vegetables,  culinary herbs, pulses, cereals, spices and condiments, root crops, beverages, mushrooms, edible oils and stimulants
  • Each volume  covering 100 species with 300-350 coloured plates/volume to help identify the plant and plant parts which are edible and so used
  • For each plant, detailed and up-to date information is provided: on its botanical name and synonyms; common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecological requirements; edible plant parts and uses; plant botany; nutritive and medicinal/pharmacological values,  medicinal uses and relevant up-to-date research; other uses; and cited and selected references for further reading
  • Each volume will have  a separate  index for scientific and common names and separate scientific and medical glossaries.

Edible Medicinal and Non-medicinal Plants is a comprehensive and scientifically up-to-date work covering  more than a thousand species of plants in a multi-compendium format. The aim is to create awareness and interest in the rich and diverse array of such plants.


The edible species dealt with in this work include to a larger extent  lesser-known, wild and underutilized crops  and also common and widely grown crops that are consumed as fruits, vegetables,  culinary herbs, pulses, cereals, spices and condiments, root crops, beverages, mushrooms, edible oils and stimulants.


All relevant available and up-to-date information collated are provided in a comprehensive referenced format  accompanied by copious coloured images to assist in the  identification of the edible plant and plant parts.

 

Topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements; edible plant part and uses; plant botany; nutritive and medicinal/pharmacological properties, traditional medicinal uses and up-to-date research findings; other  non-edible uses; and selected/cited  references for further reading.

 

 Each volume covers about a hundred edible species arranged according to botanical families, and species in alphabetical order. Each volume has  a separate  index for scientific and common names and separate scientific and medical glossaries The first few volumes focus on edible fruit crops used as food followed by those used as vegetables.

 

Volume 1 covers edible fruits in the families: Actinidiaceae, Adoxaceae, Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Apocynaceae, Araceae, Arecaceae, Averrhoaceae, Betulaceae, Bignoniaceae, Bixaceae, Bombacaceae, Bromeliaceae, Burseraceae, Cactaceae, Caprifoliaceae, Caricaceae, Cuppressaceae and Cycadaceae.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Edible/food plants - bioactive plant products - medicinal plants - natural plant products - plant uses

Related subjects » Agriculture - Biomedical Sciences - Ecology - Medicine - Plant Sciences

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Actinidiaceae.- Actinidia arguta.- Actinidia chinensis.- Actinidia deliciosa.- Adoxaceae.- Sambucus nigra.- Anacardiaceae.- Anacardium occidentale.- Bouea macrophylla.- Bouea oppositifolia.- Dracontomelon dao.- Mangifera caesia.- Mangifera foetida.- Mangifera indica.- Mangifera kemanga.- Mangifera laurina.- Mangifera odorata.- Mangifera pajang.- Mangifera quadrifida.- Mangifera similis.- Pentaspondon motleyi.- Pistacia vera.- Schinus molle.- Spondias cytherea.- Spondias purpurea.- Annonaceae.- Annona atemoya.- Annona diversifolia.- Annona glabra.- Annona montana.- Annona muricata.- Annona reticolate.- Annona squamosa.- Rollinia mucosa.- Stelechocarpus burahol.- Uvaria chamae.- Apocynaceae.- Carissa macrocarpa.- Carissa spinarum.- Willughbeia angustifolia.- Willughbeia coriacea.- Araceae.- Monstera deliciosa.- Arecaceae.- Adonidia merrillii.- Areca catechu.- Areca triandra.- Arenga pinnata.- Bactris gasipaes.- Borassus flabellifer.- Cocos nucifera.- Elaeis guineensis.- Elaeis guineensis var. pisifera.- Eleiodoxa conferta.- Lodoicea maldivica.- Nypa fruticans.- Phoenix dactylifera.- Phoneis reclinata.- Salacca affinis.- Salacca glabrescens.- Salacca magnifica.- Salacca wallichiana.- Salacca zalacca.- Serenoa repens.- Averrhoaceae.- Averrhoa bilimbi.- Averrhoa carambola.- Averrhoa dolicocarpa.- Averrhoa leucopetala.- Betulaceae.- Corylus avellana.- Bignoniaceae.- Crescentia cujete.- Kiegelia africana.- Oroxylum indicum.- Parmentiera aculeata.- Parmentiera cereifera.- Bixaceae.- Bixa orellana.- Bombacaceae.- Adansonia digitata.- Adansonia gregorii.- Ceiba pentandra.- Durio dulcis.- Durio graveolens.- Durio kinabaleuensis.- Durio kutejensis.- Durio oxleyanus.- Durio testudinarum.- Durio zibethinus.- Pachira aquatica.- Pachira insignis.- Quararibea cordata.- Bromeliaceae.- Ananas comosus.- Burseraceae.- Canarium decumanum.- Canarium indicum.- Canarium odontophyllum.- Canarium vulgare.- Dacryodes rostrata.- Cactaceae.- Cereus repandus.- Hylocereus megalanthus.- Hylocereus polyrhizus.- Hylocereus undatus.- Nopalea cochenillifera.- Opuntia ficus-indica.- Opuntia monacantha.- Opuntia stricta.- Caricaceae.- Carica papaya.- Vasconcellea x heilbornii.- Cuppressaceae.- Juniperus communis.- Cycadaceae.- Cycas revolute.- Medical Glossary.- Scientific Glossary.- Common Name Index.- Scientific Name Index.

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Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India

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