Catalogue of the Economic Products of the Presidency of Bombay. DIV. 1

Catalogue of the Economic Products of the Presidency of Bombay. DIV. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... as a vegetable. Vernacular, lihramoka, Soorjya-mookhee, Beng. Habitat. Brazil. Widely cultivated. Remarks. First described by Columna. Jerusalem Artichoke) is a corruption of giro sole, the Italian for turn and sun. Lactuca sativa. De C. Garden Lettuce, Cos Lettuce. Linn. Sj/tt. Sjngeneftia Polygtmia-equtlU. The herb, --used as a salad. Vernacular. Kahoo, Hind. Salada, Cey. Chaff', Egypt. Habitat. India 1 Widely cultivated in Europe. Remarks. The 6pl8a of Greeks and Romans. Dioscorides mentions 6pi&a rjnepos and 6pi&a aypia. The first is considered the Garden and the second the Strong-scented Lettuce. Musa the brother ofEuphorbus is said to have saved the life of Augustus by prescribing Lettuce ad libitum. see " Drugs." The following edible Composites also deserve attention in India. Artemisia Absinthium. W. Common Wormwood. The tyivQiov of the Greeks. Artemisia Dracunculus. W. Tarragon. Tarchon, Arab. Calendula officinalis. W. Common Marygold.' Caltha luteola of Virgil and Caltha of Pliny according to Samasius and Sprengel. Carduus Mariamus. Linn. Our Lady's Thistle. Curduus virginianus. 1 Thistle of the Rocky Mountains. Cichorium Endivia. W. Endive. According to Sprengel the vipis Kijirevrrj orcvo(pvXX.os, and according to Fraas the 6ptha.KoStTTfpa vipis of Dioscorides. Cichorium Intybus. Linn. Wild Succory. The Ktxapwv of Theophrastus; and, according to Sprengel, the 0pi8aKo&corcpa tripw, and, Recording to Fraas, the a-ipis Knircvrri orevojiXos of Dioscorides. Crepis parviflora. 1 Used as a salad. Cynura Cardunculus. W. Cardoon. Perhaps the Kapros of Theo-phrastus. Inula Helenium. W. Elecampane. The IKiviov of Hippocrates and Dioscorides; and Helenium of Pliny. Leontodon Taraxacum. W. Common Dandelion....show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502159
  • 9781236502155