Encyclopedia of Cultivated Plants: From Acacia to Zinnia

Editor: Cumo, Christopher
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $294.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $441.00
ISBN: 978-1-59-884774-1
Category: Science - Botany
Image Count: 103
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Readers of this expansive, three-volume encyclopedia will gain scientific, sociological, and demographic insight into the complex relationship between plants and humans across history.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Preface
  • “Without Plants We Would Not Be Here”: An Introduction to Cultivated Plants
  • The Encyclopedia
  • A
  • Acacia
  • Agave
  • Ageratum
  • Alfalfa
  • Almond
  • Aloe Vera
  • Amaranth
  • Anemone
  • Anise
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Arrowroot
  • Artichoke
  • Ash
  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Azalea
  • B
  • Baby's Breath
  • Bamboo
  • Banana
  • Barley
  • Basil
  • Beans
  • Beet
  • Begonia
  • Belladonna
  • Bellflower
  • Birch
  • Bird of Paradise
  • Blackberry
  • Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Bladderwort
  • Blueberry
  • Botanical Illustration
  • Bougainvillea
  • Boysenberry
  • Breadfruit
  • Brier
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Buckwheat
  • Butterbur
  • Butterwort
  • C
  • Cabbage
  • Cacao
  • Cactus
  • Calendula
  • Campanula
  • Canna
  • Cannabis
  • Canola
  • Cantaloupe
  • Caraway
  • Cardamom
  • Carnation
  • Carrot
  • Cassava
  • Castor Bean
  • Cauliflower
  • Cedar
  • Celandine
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Cherry
  • Chestnut
  • Chickpea
  • Chicory
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cinchona
  • Cinnamon
  • Clover
  • Cloves
  • Coca
  • Cocklebur
  • Coconut
  • Coffee
  • Collard
  • Columbine
  • Coneflower
  • Corchorus
  • Coriander
  • Corn
  • Costmary
  • Cotton
  • Cottonwood
  • Cowpea
  • Cranberry
  • Cucumber
  • Currant
  • Cypress
  • D
  • Daffodil
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy (Bellis)
  • Dandelion
  • Date Palm
  • Dill
  • E
  • Ebony
  • Eggplant
  • Elderberry
  • Elm
  • Endive
  • Eucalyptus
  • F
  • Fennel
  • Fern
  • Fig
  • Fire Lily
  • Flax
  • Forget-Me-Not
  • G
  • Garden Angelica
  • Garden Cress
  • Garlic
  • Geranium
  • Gerbera
  • Ginger
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Ginseng
  • Gladiola
  • Good King Henry
  • Gooseberry
  • Gourd
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Guava
  • H
  • Hazel
  • Hibiscus
  • Hickory
  • Hollyhocks
  • Honeydew
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hops
  • Horseradish
  • Horsetail
  • Houseleek
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea
  • I
  • Impatiens
  • Indigo
  • Iris
  • J
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper
  • K
  • Kale
  • Khat
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kumquat
  • L
  • Larkspur
  • Laurel
  • Lavender
  • Leek
  • Lemon
  • Lentils
  • Lettuce
  • Licorice
  • Lilac
  • Lily
  • Lily of the Field
  • Lime
  • Locust
  • Lotus
  • Lovage
  • Lupine
  • M
  • Magnolia
  • Mahogany
  • Mango
  • Mangrove
  • Maple
  • Marigold
  • Marshmallow
  • Masterwort
  • Millet
  • Mint
  • Mistletoe
  • Morning Glory
  • Motherwort
  • Mulberry
  • Mullein
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard
  • N
  • Nasturtium
  • Nectarine
  • Nettle
  • Nigella
  • Nutmeg
  • O
  • Oak
  • Oats
  • Oil Palm
  • Okra
  • Olive
  • Onion
  • Orange
  • Orange Lily
  • Orchid
  • Oregano
  • P
  • Painted Tongue
  • Pansy
  • Papaya
  • Papyrus
  • Parsley
  • Parsnip
  • Peach
  • Peanut
  • Pear
  • Peas
  • Peony
  • Pepper
  • Peppermint
  • Peppers
  • Petunia
  • Phlox
  • Pine
  • Pineapple
  • Pistachio
  • Pitcher Plant
  • Plantain
  • Plum
  • Poinsettia
  • Pomegranate
  • Poppy
  • Potato
  • Pumpkin
  • Purslane
  • Q
  • Quince
  • Quinoa
  • R
  • Radish
  • Raffia
  • Raspberry
  • Rattan
  • Redwood
  • Rhubarb
  • Rice
  • Ricinus
  • Rosebush
  • Rosemary
  • Rubber
  • Rudbeckia
  • Rue
  • Rutabaga
  • Rye
  • S
  • Safflower
  • Sage
  • Sagebrush
  • Sago Palm
  • Saint John's Wort
  • Salpiglossis
  • Sea Buckthorn
  • Sesame
  • Shea Tree
  • Snapdragon
  • Sorghum
  • Southernwood
  • Soybeans
  • Spinach
  • Spruce
  • Squash
  • Strawberry
  • Sugar Beet
  • Sugarcane
  • Sundew
  • Sunflower
  • Sweet Flag
  • Sweet Pea
  • Sweet Potato
  • Swiss Chard
  • Sycamore (American Sycamore)
  • T
  • Tansy
  • Taro
  • Tea
  • Teak
  • Teff
  • Thyme
  • Timothy
  • Tobacco
  • Tomato
  • Triticale
  • Tulip
  • Turk's Cap Lily
  • Turnip
  • V
  • Vanilla
  • Venus's Fly Trap
  • Verbena
  • Vetch
  • Violet
  • W
  • Walnut
  • Watercress
  • Water Lily
  • Watermelon
  • Wheat
  • White Bryony
  • White Horehound
  • Willow
  • Wintergreen
  • Wormwood
  • Y
  • Yam
  • Z
  • Zinnia
  • Organizations Providing Information on Cultivated Plants
  • Selected Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors