Some wild flowering plants of Ethiopia
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Some wild flowering plants of Ethiopia an introduction by Sue Edwards

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Published in Addis Ababa : Addis Ababa University Press, c1976 .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementtext by Sue Edwards ; illustrations by Jonquil W. Ash, Sue Edwards and Anne E. Sandford.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/7605 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 61 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 x 24 cm.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4398622M
LC Control Number78980577

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Get this from a library! Some wild flowering plants of Ethiopia: an introduction. [Sue Edwards]. Ethiopia has a very rich flora. There are already over known species of flowering plants, and still more to be described. This book introduces its readers to a few of the more obvious flowering plants found around Addis Abeba, on the Plateau and in the higher parts of the Rift by: 7. Otostegia integrifolia, more commonly known as Abyssinian rose, a plant belonging to the family Lamiaceae, is endemic to Ethiopia, in the dry evergreen woodlands of the Tigray, Gondar, Wollo and Gojjam regions, North Shewa, Kaffa and Hararghe regions, as well as in the dry and moist agroclimatic zones of the district known as Dega, at altitudes of 1,—2, m. above : Lamiaceae. the families of flowering plants Download the families of flowering plants or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the families of flowering plants book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

This is a list of plants organized by their common names. However, the common names of plants often vary from region to region, which is why most plant encyclopedias refer to plants using their scientific names, in other words using binomials or "Latin" names. Bean – Fabaceae, specifically Phaseolus spp. Sword ferns – Polystichum spp.   Field and herbarium studies on wild flowering plants of Ethiopia furnished species consumed by the community. These account for about 3% of the higher plant species in the country and comprise herbs (37%), shrubs (32%), and trees (31%). Species with edible fruits contributed to %, leaves %, stems %, roots %, and seeds %. About 15% are considered famine foods. Cited by: Wild edible plants in Ethiopia: a review on their potential to combat food insecurity Ermias Lulekal (1), Zemede Asfaw (2), Ensermu Kelbessa (2), Patrick Van Damme (1,3) (1) (2) (3) Department of Plant Production, Ghent University, Belgium Department of Biology, .   Ethiopia is endowed with a large variety of plant and animal species. The ecological regions of Ethiopia are characterized by a great biodiversity of birds and wild animals supported by numerous species of plants. The flora of Ethiopia consists of many types of vegetation, flowers, and plants. The cactus plants grow in the highland : John Misachi.

Results also show that wild edible plants of Ethiopia are used as supplementary, seasonal or survival food sources in many cultural groups, and hence play a role in combating food insecurity. Collection of medicinal plants in the wild has been going on for ages in Ethiopia. Forests are still the primary source of these plants. A small part of the collected plants are used in the treatment of diseases, most of them are sold as crude herbs and mostly for domestic consumption. This effort has been complemented by an ongoing compilation, review and assessment of the threatened endemic flowering plants (the Red List Initiative for Plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea, Kelbessa. developed to test Ethiopian plants by some Institutes of Tropical Medicine in Great Britain. These preliminary efforts will no doubt reveal the need for more work in this line. No country in Africa enjoys as great a diversification of geology, land forms, soils, and climate as Size: KB.