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  • Sageby Spiridon E. Kintzios

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Sage, the genus Salvia is one of the most famous and used herbs in the world. This volume, containing twenty chapters written by the leading experts in the field, presents a comprehensive coverage on all aspects of Salvia. Topics covered include the presentation of the (approximately 400) most known Salvia species; the distribution of the genus; its... more...

  • Mistletoeby Arndt Bussing

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge in mistletoe use from well recognised researchers from Argentina, England, Greece, Korea, Switzerland, USA and Germany, and will be an invaluable reference source for anyone with an interest in the wide range of applications of this plant and its therapeutic potential in cancer therapy. more...

  • Steviaby A. Douglas Kinghorn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Stevia rebaudiana is a remarkable South American plant that has become widely used in certain parts of the world as a natural sweetening agent and dietary supplement. Purified extracts of S. rebaudiana have been used as sweeteners and flavor enhancers in the food industry in Japan for over a quarter of a century, and have been found to be up to 300... more...

  • Artemisiaby Colin W. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 159.95

    A comprehensive overview of this genus, Artemisia examines all aspects of the herbs uses and applications, its mode of action and clinical importance. Following a comprehensive introduction to the genus, the book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and biological aspects of a number of important species of Artemisis. Considering that the discovery... more...

  • Narcissus and Daffodilby Gordon R Hanks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Narcissus and Daffodil is the first book to provide a complete overview of the genus Narcissus. Prized for centuries in western Europe as an ornamental plant, it has recently attracted attention as a source of potentially valuable pharmaceuticals. In eastern European countries, however, Narcissus and other Amaryllidaceae have been valued as a source... more...

  • Echinaceaby Sandra Carol Miller; He-ci Yu

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 139.95

    Echinacea has emerged from the realm of folklore medicine and into the territory of valued and potentially fundamental therapy. While an understanding of the promising medicinal applications of Echinacea is important, knowledge of the herb's chemistry, cultivation, and analytical profiles is equally as significant. Echinacea: The genus Echinacea... more...

  • Coryphanthaby Reto F. Dicht; Adrian D. Lüthy

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    This unique reference work presents the first comprehensive taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a complete key to the genus. It contains a new taxonomic classification of all 43 species and 11 subspecies, with morphological and ecological descriptions. These cacti, which grow in Mexico and southern USA, are characterized by their typical grooved tubercles... more...

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa - Alliaceae (2003)by Sarah Smith; Jonathan Stansbie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Acaulescent or short-stemmed biennial or perennial geophytes. Stem usually swollen to form a bulb or tuberous rhizome, rarely a corm, covered with the dry remains of sheathing leaf-bases. Leaves linear, filiform, lanceolate or rarely ovate, flat, terete or cylindrical and hollow, bases sheathing, veins parallel. Scape leafless, terete, flat or cylindrical... more...

  • Practical Plant Identificationby James Cullen

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

    An essential guide to the identification of the flowering plants native to northern temperate regions. more...

  • CRC World Dictionary of Grassesby Umberto Quattrocchi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 805.00

    2008 NOMINEE The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Award for a Significant Work in Botanical or Horticultural Literature ?? now we have easier and better access to grass data than ever before in human history. That is a marked step forward. Congratulazioni Professor Quattrocchi!? ?Daniel F. Austin, writing in Economic... more...