Tag Archive | medicinal

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


Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

2017-05-16 Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) foliage. 山白竹的葉.

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Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) root cuttings.  山白竹的根芽.

This low mound of bamboo is common in Japan.  Evergreen.  Green leaves through coldness will develop white edge, other kind of fall color!  Often used as ground cover and low hedges.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:3’/4′-6′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizomes/tubers/bulbs or division.  Young shoots is edible when cooked.  Leaves are used to make tea in Japan.  Medicinal.

禾本科山白竹屬. 這種低矮的竹類是日本所常見的.  常綠.  綠葉於秋冬寒冷時會形成綠葉上有白色邊,是另類的秋色.  多用於地被或低矮綠籬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅為3-4呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根芽/走莖或分株的方式來進行.  嫩芽料理後可食.  在日本葉子可用於泡茶.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.bamboogarden.com/Sasa%20veitchii.htm                                 http://www.naturalmedicinalherbs.net/herbs/s/sasa-veitchii=kuma-zasa.php              http://www.midatlanticbamboo.com/bamboo-frames/bamboo-0001.htm                    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2168/

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥

Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥


Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya) fresh tuber. 薯蕷or山藥的根.

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Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tubers. 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子.

Very cold hardy, fast growing perennial vine.  Mainly are growing for its large/long fleshy starchy tubers.  Also called  cinnamon-vine.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained, moist and rich soil.  USDA Zones:5-11.  Mature size:10′-17′(H/L).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, aerial tubers, tuber or division.  Medicinal.  Could be invasive in warmer climate region.

非常耐寒,生長快速的多年生藤蔓. 主要種來採收他極富澱粉的長條形塊根. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳的濕潤,肥沃的土壤.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟植株可高/藤長10-17呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,零餘子或分株的方式來進行.  既可食用也可藥用.  由於生長的限制少因此被認為是強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yam                                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%AF%E8%95%B7

Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

2017-05-10 Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉 (2)(Medium)

Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

Tropical hardy aquatic perennial.  In cold climate there is something similar (Hydrocharis morsus‐ranae).  East to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in pond or container.  Floating aquatic but still need soil.  Small white flowers in summer, male and female flowers in same plant.  USDA Zones:9-11.    Mature size:  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.  Suitable growing in small containers.

熱帶強健的多年生水生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的池塘或容器內. 雖為浮水性植物但根部需有泥土才能生長. 夏開小白花,同株雌雄異花. 喜熱不甚耐寒. 成熟株高  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  有藥用價值.  可栽種在小容器內.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrocharis                      http://wmwm5600.nidbox.com/diary/read/8438167                        http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200024722         http://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/ss/SS1048.pdf     http://www.lfes.tc.edu.tw/%E5%AD%B8%E7%BF%92%E5%A4%A9%E5%A0%82/%E7%B6%A0%E6%A0%A1%E5%9C%92%E7%B6%B2%E9%A0%81/%E6%B0%B4%E7%94%9F%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9%E5%8D%8040/%E6%B0%B4%E7%94%9F%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9-%E6%B0%B4%E9%B1%89.htm

Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

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Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

Tropical tender perennial.  Nice green foliage texture with purple/burgundy under side of foliage.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers bloom repeatedly.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

又稱紫背萬年青. 可以食用.  它是熱帶多年生的植物. 綠葉背面是紫色的.  很容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的白花開花不斷. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅僅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%b4%ab%e8%83%8c%e4%b8%87%e5%b9%b4%e9%9d%92  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tradescantia_spathacea    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/650/


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

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

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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

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

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Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) has pretty foliage. 亞洲蓍的葉片蠻美的.

Cold hardy perennial. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink fade to white flowers are very showy in late spring to fall. Long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:2-10.  Mature size:6″-2′(H) X 1′-2′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

耐寒的多年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋天開粉紅色轉白色的花朵. 花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  喜寒也耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到2呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.richters.com/Web_store/web_store.cgi?product=X7003&show=all&prodclass=&cart_id=6587295.13039                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e4%ba%9a%e6%b4%b2%e8%93%8d                       http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200023007          https://hardyherbs.com/category/yarrow/