Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 11 by T. K. Lim

By T. K. Lim

This e-book covers such crops with safe to eat converted 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 useful meals as greens and spices, as natural teas, and should offer a resource of foodstuff additive or neutraceuticals. This quantity covers chosen plant species with fit for human consumption transformed stems, roots and bulbs within the households Iridaceae, Lamiaceae, Marantaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Rubiaceae and Simaroubaceae. The fit to be eaten species handled during this paintings comprise wild and underutilized plants and likewise universal and extensively grown ornamentals.To assist in id of the plant and safe to eat components colored illustrations are included.

As within the previous ten volumes, issues lined comprise: taxonomy (botanical identify and synonyms); universal English and vernacular names; starting place and distribution; agro-ecological standards; fit to be eaten plant components and makes use of; plant botany; nutritive, medicinal and pharmacological houses with up to date learn findings; conventional medicinal makes use of; different non-edible makes use of; and selected/cited references for extra interpreting. This quantity has separate indices for clinical and customary names; and separate

scientific and scientific glossaries.

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1995). Iridal triterpenoids isolated from the rhizome included irisgermanicals A, B and C, isoiridogermanal, 16-O-acetylisoiridogermanal, a-irigermanal, g-irigermanal, a-dehydroirigermanal, iridal, iriflorental and iripallidal (Miyake et al. 1997). Four isoflavones glycoside iriskashmirianin 4′-O-β-D-glucoside, nigricin 4′-O-β-D-glucoside, irilone 4′-O-β-D-glucoside and iridin were isolated from the rhizomes (Atta-ur-Rahman et al. 2002). A monocyclic triterpene ester iristectorone K was isolated from the rhizomes of Iris germanica from Turkey (Orhan et al.

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