Posts Categorized: HerbsIndex-Z

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Zeodary

Name : Zeodary Botanical : Curcuma zedoaria Other Names :Turmeric. Zitterwurzel. Family : Zingiberaceae Parts Used : Dried rhizome. Habitat : East Indies and Cochin-China. Description : There are two kinds of Zedoary, the long and the round, distinguished by the names of radix zedoaria longae (Curcuma Zerumbet, the Long Zedoary of the shops) and… Read more

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Zea Mays

Corn, Indian Name : Corn, Indian Botanical : Zea Mays Other Names :Maize. Family : Graminaceae Parts Used : Seeds. Habitat : South America; also cultivated in other parts of America, in the West Indian Islands, Australia, Africa, India, etc., and now in France. Description : A monoecious plant. Male flowers in terminal racemes; spikelets,… Read more

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Zanzibar Pepper

Name : Zanzibar Pepper Other Names :Africapepper, Africanred pepper, Americanpepper, Americanred pepper, Birdpepper, Capsicum, Chilipepper, Chilies, Cockspurpepper, Gardenpepper, Goatspepper, Podpepper, Redpepper, Spanishpepper, Zanzibarpepper Parts Used : Fruits Habitat : From the Greek kapto, I bite, capsicum is a biting plant. The bestcomes from Africa, Asia, and South America. It is produced in goodquality in the… Read more