Linum Usitatissimum = Linum usitatissimum (Cooper's capitalization varies) is the botanical name
for the variety of flax from which linen is made}
: Chir- Pinus Roxburghii, Fir- Abies Spp
The variety Calocarpa, with the unwieldy botanical name
Malus x Zumi var.
The botanical name
of the controversial medicine ' Putrajeevak Beej' is ' Putranjiva roxburghii'.
Onion originated from Western Asia (Iran) and hails from Amaryllidaceae family and its botanical name
was Allium Cepa.
This plant, also known as sweet box or by its botanical name
Sarcococca confusa, produces delicate flowers with a powerful, honey-like fragrance between December and February.
The botanical name
is supplied along with the popular name and description for each indigenous plant species, along with the range of its medicinal and/or cosmetic uses.
In my first column (January/February, "Botanicals--Not Your Simple Chemical Ingredients"), I discussed what's in a botanical name
, pointing out that a single name can refer to herb materials at different stages of processing, with the example of a reference to coffee possibly including the live plant, the dried bean, the drink in a cup or even a "let's do coffee" event.
There is a total of 27 lengthy herbal monographs included, listed alphabetically by botanical name
Leguminous and non-leguminous forage species used for the experiment Family Common name Botanical name
Rhizophoraceae Dawata Carallia integerrima Euphorbiaceae Kebella Aporosa lindeliyana Boraginaceae Imbul Ceiba perntandra Moraceae Jak fruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Leguminoseae Ipil ipil Leucaena leucocephala Leguminoseae Glirizidia Gliricidia sepium Table 2.
Their botanical name
, Tulipa, is derived from the Turkish word 'turban', in which the Turks used to wear the flowers.
The plant, which has the botanical name
Fagonia cretica, is found in arid, desert regions of Pakistan, India, Africa and parts of Europe.