An Economic Botany Collection
Richard H. Zander
July 21, 2006
Res Botanica, a Missouri Botanical Garden Web Site

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Vanilla plant in greenhouse.

 

Almonds.

 

Aloes, Medicinal Plant Store, Mexico City, 1972.

 

Gum Arabic candies.

 

Bananas.

 

White baneberry, Actea pachypoda.

 

False face mask, Seneca Iroquois.

 

Bok choy,

 

Boniata batatas.

 

Brazil nuts, Bertholletia excelsa, Myrtaceae.

 

Chayotes, Sechium edule.

 

Indian tobacco, Lobelia antisyphilitica.

 

Jimsonweed, Datura stramonium. Above, capsules. Below, in Elk compound at Buffalo (New York) Zoo (the animals would not eat it).

 

Eupatorium purpureum, Joe-Pye Weed.