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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.

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

Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa) 擬美國薄荷

Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa) 擬美國薄荷

Flower image and info see link: http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/wld_bergamotx.htm

Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa) seed pods and seeds. 擬美國薄荷的種莢與種子.

Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa) seed pods and seeds.
擬美國薄荷的種莢與種子.

This wild pink bee balm is truly a bee magnet!  Aromatic perennial.  Vey hardy and easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink tuberous flowers with lavender tone blooming from late spring to late summer/early fall.  Flowers attract bees/butterflies and humming birds. Medicinal.  Leaves and flowers are excellent for herbal tea.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, runners or division.  Mature size:2.5′-3.5′(H) X 2′-3′(W).

這種野生的粉紅色花的擬美國薄荷真的是蜂類的最愛!  很香的多年生草花.  非常強健易於栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  粉紅色管狀花有著偏藍的色調,花期從春末夏初一直開到夏末秋初.  花是吸引蜂蝶及蜂鳥的蜜源.  可藥用.  葉與花均可泡茶. 極其耐寒也耐熱.  繁殖以種子,扦插,走莖或分株來進行. 成熟株高2.5-3.5呎,寬幅2-3呎.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarda_fistulosa
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1097/                          http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/wld_bergamotx.htm

Korean Perilla/Shiso (Perilla frutescens ‘Crispa’) 韓國大葉紫蘇

Korean Perilla/Shiso (Perilla frutescens ‘Crispa’) 韓國大葉紫蘇

Foliage image see link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perilla#/media/File:Korean_perilla_leaves.jpg

Korean Perilla (Perilla frutescens 'Crispa') seeds.韓國大葉紫蘇種子.

Korean Perilla (Perilla frutescens ‘Crispa’) seeds.韓國大葉紫蘇種子.

Easy to grow self seeded annual for food!  Often use leaves and seeds.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Mature size:1′-3′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Whole plant is very aromatic but lest sharp than red Perilla.  Small white flowers in summer and self seed easily.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Propagate by seeds.   It is so yummy that Korean BBQ wrap with this Perilla leaf!  So well balanced! 🙂  Medicinal.

容易栽種的一年生草本,韓國大葉紫蘇(綠葉,韓國稱芝麻葉用來包烤肉吃的). 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  成熟株高1-3呎高,寬幅1-2呎.  全株有香氣但沒有紅紫蘇來的嗆. 夏開小白花後容易自行落籽繁殖. 花吸引蜂蝶.   以種子繁殖.  以此紫蘇葉包烤肉吃真的很對味很好吃!  很好的中和!

參考網站資料連結:

Reference links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perilla

http://www.maangchi.com/ingredient/perilla-leaves

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草

2016-04-28 053 (Medium)

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) is now trailing down from the pot. 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草長的茂盛並垂墜盆外了.

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) seeds. 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草種子.

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) seeds. 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草種子.

Its small purple-white flowers and purple berries image see: http://bruce0342.blogspot.ca/2008/06/blog-post_10.html

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) seeds start to germinate in 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草

Pratia (Lobelia nummularia/Pratia nummularia) seeds start to germinate in 3 weeks. 普剌特草/銅錘玉帶草種子播種後3週內開始發芽.

Hardy perennial.  Low mound ground cover.  Native in Asia.  Small purple white flowers in spring and berries ripe tuning very showy purple.  Its ripe purple fruit are edible but taste spicy.  Medicinal herb.   It is a perennial ground cover, native in Asia cooler region or mountain woods area.  Best growing in partial/dapple shade location in moist soil.   Mature size:1″-3″(H) X 1′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  USDA Zones:4-9.

桔梗科/山梗菜科/半邊蓮科的多年生地被植物,春開小小的紫白色花結小小的可愛小果子.  夏秋果實轉為紫色,其漿果可食但味辛辣. 是藥用植物. 原生亞洲山區.  最好種植在半日照到散光處用溼潤的土壤種.  成熟株高1-3吋,寬幅1-3呎.  以種子,扦插或分株來繁殖. 耐寒.

Reference Links: 參考網站:

http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobelia_nummularia

http://bruce0342.blogspot.ca/2008/06/blog-post_10.html

http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%99%AE%E5%89%8C%E7%89%B9%E8%8D%89/%E6%99%AE%E5%89%8C%E7%89%B9%E8%8D%89.htm