Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 4, Fruits

Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 4, Fruits

by T. K. Lim


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This book continues as volume 4 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages. It encompasses selected species from the following families: Fagaceae, Grossulariaceae, Hypoxidaxeae, Myrsinaceae Olacaceae, Oleaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Pandanaceae, Passifloraceae, Pedaliaceae, Phyllanthaceae, Pinaceae, Piperaceae, Rosaceae and Rutaceae . This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, 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 and pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and research findings; nonedible uses; and selected references.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400740525
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 1023
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.09(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Fagaceae.- Castanea sativa. Quercus infectoria.- Grossulariaceae.- Ribes nigrum. Ribes rubrum. Ribes uva-crispa. Ribes x nidigrolaria.- Hypoxidaceae. Molineria latifolia.- Myrsinaceae. Ardisia crenata. Ardisia elliptica.- Olacaceae. Scorodocarpus borneensis.- Oleaceae. Olea europaea.- Orchidaceae. Vanilla planifolia.- Oxalidaceae. Sarcotheca diversifolia.- Pandanaceae. Pandanus conoideus. Pandanus dubius. Pandanus julianettii. Pandanus leram. Pandanus spiralis. Pandanus tectorius.- Passifloraceae. Passiflora edulis. Passiflora foetida. Passiflora ligularis. Passiflora miniata. Passiflora quandrangularis.- Pedaliaceae. Sesamum indicum.- Phyllanthaceae. Antidesma bunius. Baccaurea angulata. Baccaurea dulcis. Baccaurea edulis. Baccaurea lanceolata. Baccaurea macrocarpa. Baccaurea motleyana. Baccaurea racemosa. Baccaurea ramiflora. Phyllanthus acidus. Phyllanthus emblica.- Pinaceae. Pinus koraiensis. Pinus pinea.- Piperaceae. Piper cubeba. Pinus nigrum. Piper retrofractum.- Rosaceae. Amelanchier alnifolia. Chaenomeles speciosa. Cydonia oblonga. Eriobotrya japonica. Fragaria x ananassa. Malus spectabilis. Malus x domestica. Mespilus germanica. Prunus armeniaca. Prunus avium. Prunus domestica. Prunus domestica subsp. Insititia. Prunus dulcis. Prunus persica var. Nucipersica. Prunus persica var: Persica. Prunus salicina. Pseudocydonia sinensis. Pyrus bretschneideri. Pyrus communis. Pyrus pyrifolia. Purus ussuriensis. Rubus fruticosus aggr.. Rubus idaeus. Rubus occidentalis. Rubus ursinus x idaeus 'Boysenberry'. Rubus x loganobaccus. Sorbus domestica.- Rutaceae. Aegle marmelos. Citrus’Meyer’. Citrus amblycarpa. Citrus australasica. Citrus australis. Citrus garrawayi. Citurs hystrix. Citrus inodora. Citrus japonica ‘Marumi’. Citrus japonica ‘Meiwa’. Citrus japonica ‘Nagami’. Citrus japonica ‘Polyandra’. Citrus latifolia. Citrus maxima. Citrus medica. Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis. Citrus reticulate. Citrus reticulata Satsuma Group. Citrus reticulata ‘Shiranui’. Citrus wintersii. Citrus x aurantiifolia. Citrus x aurantium Grapefruit Group. Citrus x aurantium Sour Orange Group. Citrus x aurantium Sweet Orange Group. Citrus x aurantium Tangelo Group. Citrus x aurantium Tangor Group. Citrus x floridana. Citrus x taitensis. Citrus x limon. Citrus x microcarpa. Clausena lansium. Limonia acidissima. Merrillia caloxylon. Poncirus trifoliata. Triphasia trifolia. Zanthoxylum simulans.- Medical Glossary. Scientific glossary. Common Name Index. Scientific Name Index.

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