By T. K. Lim
This e-book covers such vegetation with fit for human consumption transformed garage subterranean stems (corms, rhizomes, stem tubers) and unmodified subterranean stem stolons, above floor swollen stems and hypocotyls, garage roots (tap root, lateral roots, root tubers), and bulbs, which are eaten as traditional or sensible foodstuff as greens and spices, as natural teas, and should offer a resource of nutrition additive or neutraceuticals. This quantity covers chosen plant species with safe to eat transformed stems, roots and bulbs within the households Iridaceae, Lamiaceae, Marantaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Rubiaceae and Simaroubaceae. The suitable for eating species handled during this paintings comprise wild and underutilized plants and likewise universal and commonly grown ornamentals. to assist in identity of the plant and fit to be eaten components colored illustrations are included.
As within the previous ten volumes, themes lined contain: taxonomy (botanical identify and synonyms); universal English and vernacular names; beginning and distribution; agro-ecological requirements
edible plant elements and makes use of; plant botany; nutritive, medicinal and pharmacological homes with up to date learn findings; conventional medicinal makes use of; different non-edible makes use of; and selected/cited references for additional examining. This quantity has separate indices for clinical and customary names; and separate medical and clinical glossaries.