An encyclopaedia of plants ... indigonous, cultivated in, or introducted to Britain

by John Claudius Loudon

Publisher: Longman in London

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An introduced species, alien species, exotic species, foreign species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species is a species living outside its native distributional range, but which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental. Non-native species can have various effects on the local ecosystem. Introduced species that become established and spread beyond the place. Iris sambucina ('elder scented iris') is a species in the genus Iris, it is also in the subgenus of is a rhizomatous perennial, from southern and central Europe (Germany, GB and Ireland, Italy, the Balkans, Croatia), and has green, curved or sword-like leaves, tall round stem (with branches), multiple flowers in shades from brown violet, or brown-purple, to purple-violet, blue Family: Iridaceae.   The genus Indigofera comprises more than species, two of which were popular as a dye source: I. tinctoria, native to Asia, and I. suffruticosa, native to Central and South gh the Asian variety was considered by some to be finer, planters in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida cultivated the New World variety extensively, perhaps due to similar climate.   The umbelliferous plant called Venus's-comb or shepherd's-needle (Scandix pecten or Scandix pecten veneris), a native of Europe, often found in grain-fields, and remarkable for the appearance and large size of its fruit, and another species, Scandix australis, which grows in the south of Europe, have a taste and smell resembling chervil, and.

OATS. OATS, grains of the genus Avena of the family Gramineae (grass family) thrive in the moist, temperate regions of the world, though they may be cultivated in a variety of climates. The most widely cultivated is the Avena sativa, a cereal grass used for food and fodder. The plant has a flowering and fruiting structure known as in-florescence and is made up of many branches bearing florets. : Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or, a Catalogue of Plants, Indigenous, or Cultivated in the Gardens of Great Britain, Arranged According to their Natural Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture) (): Sweet, Robert: Books.   BUCKWHEAT, the fruit (so-called seeds) of Fagopyrum esculentum (natural order Polygonaceae), a herbaceous plant, native of central Asia, but cultivated in Europe and North America; also extensively cultivated in the Himalaya, as well as an allied species F. tataricum. The Natural History of Maize Maize, also referred to as corn or Indian corn in the United States and Great Britain, respectively, is a cereal plant of the Gramineae family of grasses that today constitutes the most widely distributed food plant in the world. Source for information on The Natural History of Maize: Encyclopedia of Food and Culture dictionary.

  It is a remarkable fact that these genera, comprizing a separate family Lumbricidae, when introduced into tropical and other countries, thrive abundantly and oust the indigenous forms. In gatherings of earthworms from various extra-European countries it is always found that if the collections have been made in cultivated ground and near the.   Marijuana, also known as cannabis or pot, has a long history of human use. Most ancient cultures didn’t grow the plant to get high, but as herbal medicine, likely starting in Asia around BC. Often cultivated as house plants, Crassula species are equally at home outdoors in mild, near frost-free areas. Plant in a position in full or half-sun in light, gritty, well-drained soil, or in.   The encyclopedia, compiled by five shamans with assistance from conservation group Acaté, details every plant used by Matsés medicine to cure a massive variety of ailments.

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An encyclopedia of plants;: comprising the specific culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain: combining much of the information contained by Loudon, J.

(John Claudius), An encyclopædia of plants; comprising the description, specific character, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain, combining all the advantages of a Linnean and Jussieuean species plantarum, an historia plantarum, a grammar of botany, and a dictionary of botany and vegetable culture.

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(John Claudius) Loudon. Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of the Americas in led to the introduction of many novel crops to Europe and subsequently to European colonies in Asia and Africa, forever changing the global food gh it was the European explorers and colonizers who transported foods from the New World to the Old, the native peoples who domesticated these plants over millennia have.

Details - Loudon's Hortus britannicus: a catalogue of all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Edition: [3Rd Ed.]. Loudon's encyclopaedia of plants: comprising the specific character, description, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous to, cultivated in, or introduced into Britain.

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(John Claudius), Loudon's encyclopaedia of plants comprising the specific character, description, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous to cultivated in, or introduced into Britain.

Pachira is a genus of tropical trees distributed in Central and South America, Africa and India. They are classified in the subfamily Bombacoideae of the family usly the genus was assigned to Bombacaceae.

Prior to that the genus was found in the (now obsolete) Sterculiaceae. Some 77 species have been : Malvaceae. Loudon, J. (John Claudius), An encyclopedia of plants; comprising the specific culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain: combining much of the information contained in a species plantarum, a historia plantarum, a.

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Loudon's encyclopædia of plants: comprising the specific character, description, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous to cultivated in, or introduced into Britain.

Pickaback plant Pickaback plant, (Tolmiea menziesii), hairy-leaved herbaceous plant, in the family Saxifragaceae, native to western North America. The pickaback is a popular houseplant, particularly notable for its curious reproductive abilities: the leaves of the parent plant.

Loudon's Hortus Britannicus, A Catalogue of All the Plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain, second edition, modern half morocco, Longman, ; An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs; being the Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum abridged, publisher's cloth, blindstamped with leaf motif on covers, upper hinge strengthened with glued paper strip, Longman, ; An.

Corn was first domesticated by native peoples in Mexico ab years ago. Native Americans taught European colonists to grow the indigenous grains, and, since its introduction into Europe by Christopher Columbus and other explorers, corn has spread to all areas of the world suitable to its cultivation.

It is grown from 58° N latitude in Canada and Russia to 40° S latitude in South. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or, a Catalogue of All the Plants Indigenous or Cultivated in the Gardens of Great Britain (Paperback) - Common [By (author) Robert Sweet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or, A Catalogue of All the Plants Indigenous Or Cultivated in the Gardens of Great Britain, Arranged According to the Natural System, with the Generic and Specific Names, English Names, Accentuation, Derivation of Generic Names References to the Best Figures, the Most Useful Synonymes, the Linnean Class and Order to which Each Genus Belongs, &c.

Suitable plants. This list comprises trees and shrubs native to the Britain and Ireland. It excludes natural hybrids and non-native species that have naturalised (see section below).

Large Trees 25m (80ft) or over at maturity. Alnus glutinosa (alder): 25m, good on wet soils Betula pendula AGM (silver birch): 25m, attractive white bark. Heath, (genus Erica), genus of about species of low evergreen shrubs of the family Ericaceae.

Most heath species are indigenous to South Africa, where they are especially diverse in the southwestern Cape region.

Some also occur in the Mediterranean region and in northern Europe, and species have been introduced to North America. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus is described as a 'Catalogue of Plants cultivated in the Gardens of Great Britain' and 'Arranged in Natural Orders with the addition of the Linnean Classes and Orders to which they belong, Reference to the Books where they are described, their Native Places of Growth, when introduced, Time of Flowering, Duration, and Reference to Figures with numerous synonyms'.

A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place". Examples commonly are plants unwanted in human-controlled settings, such as farm fields, gardens, lawns, and parks.

Taxonomically, the term "weed" has no botanical significance, because a plant that is a weed in one context is not a weed when growing in a situation where it is in fact wanted, and.Mabberley's Plant-book is internationally accepted as an essential reference text for anyone studying, growing or writing about plants.

With s entries, this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including conifers), plus ferns and clubmosses, besides economically important mosses and by: Nasturtium, any of various annual plants of the genus Tropaeolum, in the family Tropaeolaceae, native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America and introduced into other regions as cultivated garden plants.

Nasturtium is also a genus of aquatic herbs of the family Cruciferae (see watercress).