Tag Archive | herb

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

2017-05-18 White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花 (2) - Copy

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) seeds. 白洛神花的種子.

Annual or biennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mainly are grown for its expanded sepal after blooming.  Good for herbal tea, beverage, jam, candied snack.  White flowers in summer.      This white Roselle have white sepal.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.    Medicinal.   Propagate by seeds.

一年生或二年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  主要種植來採收開花後脹大的花萼.  可用來泡茶,做成飲品,果醬,蜜餞等. 夏天開白色花,其花萼也為白色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  藥用.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_(plant)                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%8E%AB%E7%91%B0%E8%8C%84                 http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1.htm

 

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

2017-04-30 Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲 (1) - Copy

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

2017-04-30 Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲 (2) - Copy

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) flower heads are seeding. 菖蒲的花序結種子中.

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.

芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78454/#b

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

2017-04-29 Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根 (1) - Copy

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

2017-05-01 Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根 - Copy

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) foliage. 崩大碗or雷公根的葉.

2017-05-01 Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根 (3) - Copy

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) flowers are very tiny. 崩大碗or雷公根的花超級迷你的.

Tropical perennial herb. Ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. Tiny purple flowers is not so notiecable.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″(H) X 9″-1′(W). Propagate by seeds, runner, cutting, offset, rhizomes, division.  Medicinal.   Leaves are harvested to cook for food or drinks in many cultures in the world.

傘形科積雪草屬的熱帶多年生草本地被植物.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤. 紫紅色的小花很迷你不易被注意到.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,走莖,扦插,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.   葉片採摘後可料理成粥品或涼茶.

Reference inks: 參考網站資料連結:                                                                                                                                                                        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centella_asiatica                                                              https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%b4%a9%e5%a4%a7%e7%a2%97                          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/64222/#b

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd's-needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 (1) - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) seeds. 耻骨梳針果芹的種子.

2017-05-01 Shepherd's-needle or Venus's comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) seeds germination rather fast and easy. 耻骨梳針果芹的種子很快也很容易孵出.

Annual vegetable.  Native in Eurasia.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Mature size:2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.

又名維納斯的髮梳,這種針果芹是一年生葉菜, 原生於歐亞大陸的常見植物.  它是具有歷史悠久的地中海地區常見的可食野菜,針果芹屬. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏秋開白色小花. 成熟株高/寬幅約2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandix_pecten-veneris                                               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/151490/                                http://www.arkive.org/shepherds-needle/scandix-pecten-veneris/

Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) 食茱萸/紅刺蔥

Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) 食茱萸/紅刺蔥

2016-08-30Japanese Prickly-ask (2) (Medium)

Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) seeds.食茱萸/紅刺蔥的種子.

Hardy tropical tree/shrub with green onion like scented foliage.  Sharp thorny foliage.   Harvest the leave, clean and remove the thorns then chop the leaves for cooking.  It is also medicinal herb.  Easy to grow from seeds.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in late summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:40′-45′(H/W) if plant is not controlled.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or air layering.  Medicinal.

強健的熱帶樹/灌木,其葉片有如青蔥般的濃香.  葉脈有尖刺. 採收要採老葉香氣會較重,去除刺後,將葉片切碎後料理.  它也是具有藥效的香草. 容易由種子栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開白色花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅任其生長的話可達40-45呎.  繁殖方式以種子,枝條扦插或高壓方式來進行.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanthoxylum_ailanthoides
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%A3%9F%E8%8C%B1%E8%90%B8
http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E9%A3%9F%E8%8C%B1%E8%90%B8/%E9%A3%9F%E8%8C%B1%E8%90%B8.htm
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/199620/

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) 刺芫荽

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) 刺芫荽

2016-07-04 026 (Medium)

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) flowers are forming!刺芫荽的花形成中!

2016-07-15Mexican Coriander (Medium)

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) are ready to flower soon! 刺芫荽快開花了!

2016-06-08刺芫荽 (1) (Medium)

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) are planted after plant rooted.刺芫荽發根後入盆種植.

2015-12-22 010 (Medium)

Mexican Coriander/Culantro (Eryngium foetidum) easy to root from cuttings. 刺芫荽很容易扦插發根.

 

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) seeds. 刺芫荽種子.

Mexican Coriander (Eryngium foetidum) seeds. 刺芫荽種子.

2016-05-13 044 (Medium)

Mexican Coriander/Culantro (Eryngium foetidum) easy to root from cuttings in water. 刺芫荽很容易水中扦插發根.

Fragrant edible herb for culinary use.  Tender perennial. (In cold region this herb is grown as annual herb.)  Easy to grow in warm region.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Light blue flowers in summer to fall.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  USDA Zones:8-11.  Self seeds easily.  Propagate by seeds.  The foliage with spiny edge, remove spiny edge before cooking.  Suitable for container indoors.  Medicinal.  If you don’t like regular annual coriander because the fragrance is over powering, this perennial herb is great choice!

香氣濃郁的可食性料理用香草.   不耐寒的多年生草本植物. (在溫帶地區當作一年生.) 容易栽種在全日照到半日照處,散光處也能生長,喜溫暖濕潤. 淡藍色花於夏開到秋季.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  容易自行落籽繁殖.  主以種子繁殖.  葉緣的刺要在料理前剪除. 也適合在室內盆植.  也是藥用植物:芳香健胃,行氣止痛,驅風解表.  如果一般一年生的芫荽對你而言味道過重的話,這個多年生的是味道比較柔和的選擇!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eryngium_foetidum  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/94023/    http://baike.baidu.com/view/268882.htm?reforce=%B4%CC%C7%DB&hold=synstd

Pignut/Wild Spikenard (Hyptis suaveolens)山香/山粉圓

Pignut/Wild Spikenard (Hyptis suaveolens)山香/山粉圓

2015-12-16 008 (Medium)

Pignut/Wild Spikenard (Hyptis suaveolens) seeds. 山香/山粉圓的種子.

Flowers see link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyptis_suaveolens#/media/File:Hyptis_suaveolens_(Vilayti_Tulsi)_in_Hyderabad,_AP_W_IMG_0117.jpg

2015-12-16 009 (Medium)

Pignut/Wild Spikenard (Hyptis suaveolens) seeds absorb water quickly and then chilled after adding flavor and sweetener, it became a refreshing drink/dessert! 山香/山粉圓的種子遇水吸收後外皮脹大變白,加入甜味及香味冰鎮即成清涼飲品/甜點.

2016-04-11山粉圓 (1) (Medium)

Pignut/Wild Spikenard (Hyptis suaveolens) seed germination. 山香/山粉圓種子孵出.

Aromatic annual herb/pseudocereals with seeds that are often collected and soaked into water/drinks and refrigerated to make refreshing beverage or dessert.  Tropical.  Very easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small purple/deep pink flowers bloom from spring to summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Mature size:3′-5′(H) X 4′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.   Plant has mint like aroma and whole plant is medicinal.

一年生香草/類穀物,其種子常被用來加水/飲料後冰涼後作為清涼飲品或甜點,含有很高的膳食纖維.  喜熱. 非常容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小唇狀紫花於春夏開放.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  成熟株高3-5呎,寬幅4-6呎.  以種子來繁殖.  容易自行落籽繁殖.  全株有類似薄荷的香氣.  全株可入藥.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyptis_suaveolens     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%b1%b1%e9%a6%99    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/31784/    http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1517-83822010000100006         http://blog.igarden.com.tw/2008/06/5M80604.html