Botanical Beads of the World

Acknowledgements  
INTRODUCTION  
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Chapter 1:  Decorative Seeds of the New World - North America  
     Cucumis melo L. – Melon – Cucurbitaceae  
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     Datura stramonium L. – Jimson weed - Solanaceae  
     Elaeagnus commutata Bernh. ex Rydb. – Wolf Willow - Elaeagnaceae  
     Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch – Kentucky coffee bean - Fabaceae  
     Iris douglasiana Herb. – Iris – Iridaceae  
     Juglans nigra L. – Black walnut  - Juglandaceae  
     Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little -  Desert juniper – Cupressaceae  
     Juniperus monosperma (Engelm.) Sarg. – One-seed juniper  
     Pinus spp.  – Pine – Pinaceae  
     Rosa  spp. – Roses – Rosaceae  
     Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C.K. Schneid. – Jojoba – Simmondsia  
     Sophora secundiflora (Ortega) Lag. ex DC. = Calia secundiflora (Ortega) Yakovlev – Mescal bean – Fabaceae  
     Umbellularia californica  (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt. – California  bay tree;  California  olive - Lauraceae  
     Ungnadia speciosa  Endl. – Texas buckeye - Sapindaceae  
     Viscainoa geniculata Greene - xneejam - Zygophyllaceae  
     Zea mays  L. – Corn - Poaceae  
Endnotes – Decorative Seeds of the New World - North America  
Chapter 2:  Decorative Seeds of the New World - Central and South America  
     Acacia spp.  
     Annona spp. – Custard apple;  Guanabana - Annonanceae  
     Cardiospermum halicacabum L. – Heartseed;  Balloon vine - Sapindaceae  
     Cassia spp. – Cassia – Fabaceae  
     Dipteryx micrantha Harms – Coin plant – Fabaceae  
     Dipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd. – Tonka bean - Fabaceae  
     Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) deWit – Lead tree - Fabaceae  
     Mirabilis jalapa L. – Four o’clock - Nyctaginaceae  
     Phenakospermum guyannense (Rich.) Endl. ex Miq. - Strelitziaceae  
     Sapindus saponaria L.  Soapberry;  Black pearl - Sapindaceae  
     Schizolobium parahyba (Vell.) S.F. Blake – Schizolobium - Fabaceae  
     Swietenia macrophylla King – Honduras mahogany; Mexican mahogany – Meliaceae  
     Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K. Schum. – Yellow oleander - Apocynaceae  
Endnotes:  Decorative Seeds of the New World – Central and South America.  
Chapter 3:  Religious and Secular Beads of India, Nepal and Tibet  
     Ocimum tenuiflorum L. – Holy basil; Sacred basil - Lamiaceae  
     Abelmoschus moschatus  Medik. – Muskmallow;  Ambrette - Malvaceae  
     Adenanthera pavonina  L. Red sandalwood;  Saga – Fabaceae  
     Bambusa spp. – Bamboo – Poaceae  
     Coix lacryma – jobi L. Job’s tears – Poaceae  
     Elaeocarpus  spp. – Rudraksha - Elaeocarpaceae  
     Elaeocarpus spp. Pictures  
     Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton –Cardamom -  Zingiberaceae  
     Amomum subulatum Roxb. – Nepal cardamom - Zingiberaceae  
     Melia azedarach L. – Chinaberry;  Persian lilac - Meliaceae  
     Musa spp. – Banana - Musaceae  
     Nelumbo nucifera  Gaertn. – Sacred lotus - Nymphaceae  
     Olea spp. – Olive - Oleaceae  
     Santalum album L. – Sandalwood - Santalaceae  
     Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L. M. Perry – Cloves - Myrtaceae  
     Ziziphus jujuba Mill. – Chinese date – Rhamnaceae  
Endnotes:  Religious and Secular Beads of India, Nepal and Tibet.  
Chapter 4:  African Botanical Jewelry  
     Erythrina lysistemon Hutch. - Kafferboom - Fabaceae  
     Abrus precatorius L. – Rosary pea;  Jequirity - Fabaceae  
     Afzelia quanzensis Welw. – Rhodesian mahogany - Fabaceae  
     Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. – Lebbek tree - Fabaceae  
     Blighia sapida K. D. Koenig – Akee - Sapindaceae  
     Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Benedict - Capparidaceae  
     Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston – Mysore thorn – Fabaceae  
     Cedrela spp. – Cedrela – Meliaceae  
     Coffea arabica L. – Coffee - Rubiaceae  
     Cleistopholis patens (Benth.)Engl. & Diels – Salt and oil tree -   Annonanceae  
     Combretum spp. – Combretum – Combretaceae  
     Cyperus papyrus L. – Bulrush - Cyperaceae  
     Cyperus rotundus L. – Coco grass - Cyperaceae  
     Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf. – Royal poinciana - Fabaceae  
     Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr. – Dank - Fabaceae  
     Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth. – Oil bean tree – Fabaceae  
     Ozoroa reticulata (Baker f.) R. Fern & A. Fern. – Resin tree - Anacardiaceae  
     Quercus  spp. – Acorn – Fagaceae  
     Psidium cattleianum Sabine – Strawberry guava - Myrtaceae  
     Ricinus communis L. – Castor oil plant - Euphorbiaceae  
     Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro – Marula - Anacardiaceae  
     Strychnos pungens Soler. – Monkey orange - Loganiaceae  
     Tamarindus indica L. – Tamarind - Fabaceae  
     Turraea spp. – Meliaceae  
     Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman - Musaceae  
     Grass - Poaceae  
Endnotes:  African  Botanical Jewelry  
Chapter 5:  Drift Seeds  
     Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. – Nickernut - Fabaceae  
     Canavalia rosea (SW.) DC. – Bay bean – Fabaceae  
     Canavalia gladiata  (Jacq.) DC. – Sword bean – Fabaceae  
     Dalbergia monetaria L .f. – Coin plant - Fabaceae  
     Dioclea reflexa Hook. f.  – Sea purse - Fabaceae  
     Dioclea spp. Pictures  
     Entada gigas (L.) Fawc.& Rendle – Sea heart - Fabaceae  
     Entada phaseoloides (L.)Merr. – Snuffbox seabean – Fabaceae  
     Entada spp.  
     Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb. – Large ear pod; Guancaste – Fabaceae  
     Oxyrhynchus trinervius (Donn.Sm.) Rudd – Fabaceae  
     Hymenaea courbaril L. – West Indian locust – Fabaceae  
     Merremia discoidesperma (Donn.Sm.) O’Donnell- Mary’s bean - Convolvulaceae  
     Mucuna spp. – True sea beans - Fabaceae  
     Macuna spp. Pictures  
Endnotes:  Drift Seeds  
Chapter 6:  Tarahumara Ornamental Seeds  
     Ceiba acuminata (S. Watson) Rose = Ceiba aesculifolia (Kunth) Britten & Baker – Cotton tree - Bombacaceae  
     Erythrina flabelliformis Kearney – Coral bean - Fabaceae  
     Juniperus deppeana Steud. – Alligator juniper - Cupressaceae  
     Martynia annua L. – Devil’s claw - Martyniaceae  
     Pinus leiophylla Schltdl. & Cham. – Octote chino - Pinaceae  
     Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth. – Manila tamarind - Fabaceae  
     Quercus spp. – Acorns - Fagaceae  
     Rhynchosia precatoria DC. – Piule - Fabaceae  
Endnotes:  Tarahumara Indians  
Chapter 7:  Palms  
     Acrocomia spp. – Corozo palm – Arecaceae  
     Lepidocaryum tenue Mart. – Carani palm - Arecaceae  
     Areca catechu L. Betel nut - Arecaceae  
     Astrocaryum spp. – Starnut palm - Arecaceae  
     Calamus spp. – Rattan palm – Arecaceae  
     Cocos nucifera L. – Coconut - Arecaceae  
     Cocos nucifera Pictures  
     Hyphaene thebaica  (L.) Mart. – Doum palm - Arecaceae  
     Phytelephas spp. – Tagua - Arecaceae  
     Raphia spp. – Raffia - Arecaceae  
     Veitchia merrillii (Becc.) H.E. Moore – Manila palm; Christmas palm – Arecaceae  
Endnotes:  Palms  
Chapter 8:   Yagua Indians  
     Couratari guianensis Aubl. – Barkcoth - Lecythidaceae  
     Anacardium occidentale L. – Cashew nut - Anacardiaceae  
     Canna indica L. – Canna; Indian Shot – Cannaceae  
     Canna – pictures  
     Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll.Arg. – Rubber – Euphorbiaceae  
     Hura crepitans L. – Sandbox tree – Euphorbiaceae  
     Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen – Chicle;  Sapodilla – Sapotaceae  
     Ormosia spp. – Necklace tree - Fabaceae  
     Oenocarpus bacaba Mart – Bacaba - Arecaceae  
     Parkia spp. – African locust beans - Fabaceae  
     Socratea exorrhiza  (Mart) H. Wendl. – Stilt palm -Arecaceae  
Endnotes - Yagua  
Chapter 9:   Botanical Beads of the Far East  
     Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze – Parana pine - Araucariaceae  
     Betula spp. – Birches - Betulaceae  
     Canarium album (Lour.) Raeusch. – Chinese white olive - Burseraceae  
     Ginkgo biloba L. – Maidenhair tree; ginkgo - Ginkgoaceae  
     Cannabis sativa  L. – Hemp – Cannabinaceae  
     Choerospondias axillaris (Roxb.) B. L. Burtt & A.W. Hill - Anacardiaceae  
     Hernandia nymphaefolia (C.Presl.) Kubitzki – Lantern tree – Hernanadiaceae  
     Juglans spp. – Walnut – Juglandaceae  
     Prunus spp. – Peach, plum, cherry, apricot - Rosaceae  
     Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc. – Japanese apricot – Rosaceae  
Endnotes - Botanical Beads of the Far East  
Chapter 10: Hawaiian Seed Leis and Pendants  
     Aleurites moluccana (L.)Willd. – Kukui nut – Euphorbiaceae  
     Calophyllum inophyllum L. – Alexandrian laurel; kamani - Clusiaceae  
     Ochrosia elliptica Labill. – Pokosola – Apocynaceae  
Endnotes - Hawaiian Seed Leis and Pendants  
Chapter 11:  Australian Aboriginal Ornament  
     Choricarpia leptopetala (F. Muell.) Domin – Brown myrtle - Myrtaceae  
     Eucalyptus – spp. – Gum nuts - Myrtaceae  
     Strychnos nux-vomica  L. – Poison nut;  Strychnine - Loganaceae  
     Santalum acuminatum (R.Br.) DC. – Quandong - Santalaceae  
Endnotes – Australian Aboriginal Ornament  
Index  
Bibliography  

 

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