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Life Sciences - Plant Sciences | Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants - Volume 3, Fruits

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants

Volume 3, Fruits

T. K., Lim

2012, XVIII, 898 p. 449 illus., 169 illus. in color.

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  • More than 400 coloured illustrations per volume
  • Referenced up-to-date-information on nutritive and medicinal properties
  • Common and vernacular names to help in plant identification
  • Medical and scientific glossaries

This book continues as volume 3 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh, cooked or processed into other food products, or used as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils  and beverages. It encompasses species from the following families: Ginkgoaceae,  Gnetaceae, Juglandaceae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Magnoliaceae, Malpighiaceae, Malvaceae, Marantaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Moringaceae, Muntigiaceae, Musaceae, Myristicaceae and Myrtaceae. 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. To help in identification of the plant, edible parts and food products more than 400 coloured illustrations are included.

As in the preceeding  two volumes, topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements; edible plant parts and uses; plant botany; nutritive, medicinal and pharmacological properties with up-to-date research findings; traditional medicinal uses; other  non-edible uses; and selected/cited  references for further reading. This volume has  separate  indices for scientific and common names; and separate scientific and medical glossaries.

 

As in the preceeding  two volumes, topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements; edible plant parts and uses; plant botany; nutritive, medicinal and pharmacological properties with up-to-date research findings; traditional medicinal uses; other  non-edible uses; and selected/cited  references for further reading. This volume has  separate  indices for scientific and common names; and separate scientific and medical glossaries.

 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Bioactive plant products - Edible/food plants - Medicinal plants - Natural plant products - Plant uses

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

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Ginkgoaceae.- Ginkgo biloba.- Gnetaceae.- Gentum genmon.- Juglandaceae.- Carya illinoensis.- Juglans regia.- Lauraceae.- Litsea garciae.- Persea americana.- Lecythidaceae.- Barringtonia asiatica.- Barringtonia edulis.- Barringtonia nova-hiberniae.- Barringtonia procera.- Barringtonia racemosa.- Barringtonia scortechinii.- Bertholletia excelsa.- Couroupita guianensis.- Lecythis ollaria.- Lecythis pisonis.- Lecythis zabucaja.- Magnoliaceae.- Michelia mediocris.- Malpighiaceae.- Bunchosia armeniaca.- Malpighia emarginata.- Malvaceae.- Abelmoschus esculentus.- Cola acuminata.- Cola nitida.- Grewia asiatica.- Scaphium macropo dum.- Sterculia foetida.- Sterculia monosperma.- Sterculia parvi flora.- Theobroma bicolor.- Theobroma cacao.- Theobroma grandiflorum.- Marantaceae.- Thaumatococcus daniellii.- Meliaceae.- Lansium domesticum ‘Duku Group’.- Lansium domesticum ‘Langsat-Lonkong Group’.- Sandoricum koetjape.- Moraceae.- Artocarpus hypargyreus.- Artocarpus astili.- Artocarpus anisophyllus.- Artocarpus camansi.- Artocarpus dadah.- Artocarpus elasticus.-.- Artocarpus glaucus.- Artocarpus heterophyllus.- Artocarpus integer.- Artocarpus odoratissimus.- Artocarpus rigidus.- Artocarpus sericicarpus.- Artocarpus tamaran.- Ficus aspera.- Ficus auricolata.- Ficus carica.- Ficus dammaropsis.- Ficus pumila.- Ficus racemosa.- Ficus rubiginosa.- Morus alba.- Morus nigra.- Morus rubra.- Prainea limpato.- Treculia africana.- Moringaceae.- Moringa oleifera.- Muntingiaceae.- Muntingia calabura.- Musaceae.- Musa  acuminata subsp. Zebrina.- Musa acuminata (AA group) 'Lakatan'.- Musa acuminata (AA group) 'Sucrier'.- Musa acuminata (AAA Group) 'Dwarf Cavendish'.- Musa acuminata (AAA Group) 'Gros Michel'.- Musa acuminata (AAA group) ' Red '.- Musa acuminata x balbisana (AAB Group) 'Horn Plantain'.- Musa acuminata x balbisiana ( ABB Group) 'Saba'.- Musa acuminata x balbisiana ( AAB Group) 'Maia-Maoli-Popo’ulu'.- Musa acuminata x balbisiana (AAB Group) 'Pisang Raja'.- Musa acuminata x balbisiana (AAB Group) 'Silk'.- Musa acuminata x balbisiana (ABB Group) 'Bluggoe'.- Musa coccinea.- Musa troglodytarum.- Musa velutina.- Myristicaceae.- Horsfieldia australiana.- Myristica fatua.- Myristica fragrans.- Myrtaceae.- Acca sellowiana.- Eugenia brasiliensis.- Eugenia coronata.- Eugenia stipitata.- Eugenia uniflora.- Myrciaria dubia.- Myrciaria vexator.- Myrtus communis.- Pimenta dioica.- Plinia cauli flora.- Psidium acutangulum.- Psidium cattleianum 'Red Strawberry Guava'.- Psidium cattleianum 'Yellow Strawbery Guava'.- Psidium friedrichsthalianum.- Psidium guajava.- Psidium guineense.- Rhodomyrtus tormentosa.- Syzygium aquem.- Syzygium australe.- Syzygium cumini.- Syzygium jambos.- Syzygium luehmannii.- Syzygium malaccense.- Syzygium polycephalum.- Syzygium samarangse.- Syzygium smithii.- Syzygium suborbiculare.- Medical Glossary.- Scientific Glossary.- Common Name Index.- Scientific Name Index.

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