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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seeds. 藥蜀葵的種子.

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seed germination in about 6 days.  藥蜀葵的種子約6天發芽.

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) has the first true leaf. 藥蜀葵小苗的第一片本葉!

Cold hardy perennial/medicinal herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pale pink flowers in summer to fall.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).   Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal part is the roots.  (Ancient Egyptians use the juice from the roots to treat cough and sore throat.   Tender leaves and flowers can be cooked and eaten as vegetable.

耐寒強健的多年生草花/藥草/蔬菜.   容易栽種.   最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   夏秋間開淡粉紅色花朵.   花頗吸引蜂蝶.  頗為耐寒也尚耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  作為藥用的部位為藥蜀葵的根.  (古埃及人搾取其根的汁液來紓緩喉痛和咳嗽.)  其嫩葉與花朵可以做為蔬菜煮後食用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althaea_officinalis                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/药蜀葵                                                      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1077/

Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) 黃花蒿

Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) 黃花蒿

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Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) is flowering. 黃花蒿開花了.

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Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) 黃花蒿 It has fragrant small pale yellow-green flowers. 它的芳香小小的淡黃綠色的花.

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Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) has sweet herbal fragrance when rubbing or bruising the leaf. 黃花蒿揉捏葉片會有甜甜的香味.

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Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) young plant. 黃花蒿的小苗.

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Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua) seeds. 黃花蒿的種子.

 

Annual herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellow flowers in summer to fall.  Fragrant flowers attract bees and butterflies. Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seed easily.  Harvest plant before flowering.  Medicinal.

一年生草花/藥草. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏到秋開小黃花.  芳香的小花頗吸引蜂蝶.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1.5-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  容易自行落籽繁殖.   採收通常是在開花前到未結籽的期間.  藥用.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/黄花蒿
http://yibian.hopto.org/esay/?eno=452
http://blog.udn.com/lucy66/18829451                         https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1140/

Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds. 澳洲茶樹的種子.

 

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds germination in about one week. 澳洲茶樹約1週發芽.

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seedlings. 澳洲茶樹的小苗.

Tropical small to medium tree/herb.  Easy to grow in warm region.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White brush like flowers bloom repeatedly in spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is aromatic.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:6′-20′(H/W). Propagate by seeds.  Fast growing.  Medicinal.   Could be invasive in warm region.  Suitable for containers.

桃金孃科白千層屬.  熱帶小中型樹種/藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  全年春到秋末開白色瓶刷似的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有香氣.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅6-20呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  生長快速.  藥用.  在氣候溫暖的地區可能成為強勢植物.  可盆植.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melaleuca_alternifolia                    http://bruce0342.blogspot.com/2016/05/blog-post_18.html                       http://www.tsherb.com.tw/indexDataDetail.php?herb_id=42                https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/74525/

Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) 雞屎藤

Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) 雞屎藤

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Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) dried mature fruit. Each fruit contains 1-2 seeds. 雞屎藤乾燥的熟果. 每顆果內有1-2顆種子.

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Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) seeds. 雞屎藤的種子.

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Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) seed germination in only several days. 雞屎藤種子還蠻快孵出的.

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Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) seed germination in only several days. 雞屎藤種子還蠻快孵出的.

 

Tender perennial flowering vine.  Whole plant is medicinal and edible.  Leaves can be harvested and cooked as leafy vegetable or as I remembered to chop the leaves and mix with eggs to make omelet.  It is very common used to give a boost for kids or young adults to grow taller.  Also could dry the harvested leaves then blend the dried leaves into powder for storage, when use the powder can mix with rice flour to make dumpling kind of food.  It is a fast growing vine so in some warm countries not eating them will be considered as invasive weed.  The whole plant has an strong scent/odour some people really dislike it hence the common name.

Best grow in full sun to partial shade loction.   Small bell shape, white flowers with magenta inner flower colour in large amount in summer.  Yellow-orange ripe fruit in fall, inside of its fruit with dark seeds. USDA Zones:6-11.   Mature size:20′(L/H) . Self-seed.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or dividing plants.

多年生草花爬藤.  不甚耐寒.  全草具有藥用及食用價值. 葉片可採來如葉菜類煮食,或切碎後炒蛋吃. 老一輩的人說給小孩吃能幫助長高.   根切小段後燉煮粉腸可以治頑強咳嗽.    中國南方通常藉由乾燥葉片後搗成粉狀來貯存或和麵包餡做成粿或餃或丸形來吃.  由於它生長快速,在某些不吃它的溫暖國家被視為強勢的雜草.  全株有濃濃特殊的味道,有些人很不喜歡所以有臭藤的別名.  易於栽種,不耐寒.  開小花如小鈴鐺,外白內紅,數量多.  果熟呈橘黃色,外有薄硬殼,內有種子1-2枚.  種子約播下後5-7天內發芽.  繁殖以種子,壓條,扦插或分株.  它算是兼具食用與藥用的路邊野草!  非常容易栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏天開花,秋結橘黃色果實,果實內種子黑色.  容易結子.  成熟藤高/長20呎.

Reference links:  參考資料的網站連結:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paederia_foetida                                             http://www.doctorayur.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=195:paederia-foetida&catid=34:health-guide

Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seeds. It is needed to rub off the seed coating before planting. 通天草種子種植前要先揉去外殼.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seedling and seeds. 通天草的小苗與尚未孵出的種子.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seedling is growing true leaves. 通天草的小苗長出本葉了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) flower bud is forming.通天草的花苞形成了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) is going to flower soon. 通天草快開花了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) has many small flowers on a flower stems.通天草的花是由許多小花組成的花序.

Tropical perennial, medicinal herb.  Seeds will need to remove the outer seed coating first then soak in water to germinate.  Normally about  7-10 days seeds will sprout.   Usually plants can be harvested about 10 months after planting from seeds.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Long slender purple and white flowers on stems, flower shape like foxtail, hence the common name.   Bloom in spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:3′-5′(H) X   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

又稱狗尾草.  多年生草本的草藥.   種子去殼泡水後播種.  通常約7-10天會出芽.  從種子到採收約10個月.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春天開紫色與白色細長花頂生成串外型如狐尾或狗尾,故有此名.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-5呎,寬幅呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/Special-Pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=2537                  http://www.tdais.gov.tw/view.php?catid=1504                         http://www.miji.org.tw/main.asp?BodySel=036              http://jmsu99.blogspot.ca/2011/06/blog-post_29.html http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89/%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89.htm http://rein1638.pixnet.net/blog/post/17564588-%E9%80%9A%E5%A4%A9%E8%8D%89~%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89~%E5%8F%B0%E7%81%A3%E4%BA%BA%E8%94%98~%E5%85%83%E6%B0%A3%E7%9A%84%E9%A3%9F%E6%9D%90

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) ripe dry seed pod. 黨蔘的成熟乾燥種莢.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) viable seeds from a seed pod. 黨蔘種莢內取出的種子.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) seeds germinate in 2 weeks. 黨蔘的種子約2週發芽.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) seedlings.黨蔘的種苗.

Cold hardy perennial flowering vine/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late summer to fall with pale green/pale maroon bell shaped flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/L) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

耐寒強健的多年生草本開花藤/中藥.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的地方.  夏末到秋天開淡綠色帶淡暗紅色的鐘形花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長6-8呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codonopsis_pilosula                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%BB%A8%E5%8F%83                             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62659/                                     http://yibian.hopto.org/yao/?yno=195

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) Leaves are growing! 菲律賓石梓枝條長出葉片了!

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings start to grow shoots. 菲律賓石梓扦插枝條開始長出新芽.

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings. 菲律賓石梓有癒合組織的扦插枝條.

Parrot's Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Parrot’s Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Tropical shrub/vine.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Unique yellow hanging flowers look like a head down lobster shape or parrot’s beak, flowers bloom from mid spring to mid fall.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9+.  Mature size:10′-15′(H) X 8′-15′(W). Evergreen in warm climate.   Fleshy fruit contain only one seed.    Medicinal plant.  The stems is prickly with small amount of thorns, handle with care!

熱帶灌木/木本開花藤.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   黃色花獨特的花串看起來像是龍蝦頭下尾上或者形如鸚鵡的鳥喙.  花期從仲春到中秋.  花期很長.  花吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.   植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高10-15呎, 寬幅8-15呎.  溫暖環境下是常綠的.  一果一籽.  藥用. 莖幹有刺, 要小心.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78257/                                    https://toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?uid=Gmelina_philippensis          http://www.stuartxchange.com/Alipung.html              http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Parrot’s%20Beak.html