26 июля 2008 г.|
updated October 2000
Биология -> All The Plants of Pern
|| Redroots || Red willow salic ||
Redwort || Reeds ||
|| Rivergrains || Rock weeds ||
Rowan || Rosemary ||
Growth form: Earth raspberry bush|
Outside Info: Shrub grows to 1.5m. It has small pink or white flowers, and the fruit yields a
red dye. Is used to reduce anemia. Used in China for kidney problems and bedwetting. Dried leaves
contain tannin. Leaf tea is used in late pregnancy to tone uterine and pelvic muscles. Tea reduces
Redfruit (apple,I)||Growth form: Earth apple tree|
Known locations: Southern, Nerat, High Reaches hold, Nabol, Igen
Uses: edible, made into cider and brandy. Trees are also used for their wood.
Misc.: a native red fruit was listed in Dragonsdawn.
locations: northern farms (under protection of Benden), Ista, wild on the rocky forrested slopes
Red willow salic||Uses: analgesic herb|
form: grows in clumps close to the ground. Has a thick stem, with reddish veins and produces
flat-topped purple or rose flowers.|
Uses: as a scrubbing/cleansing agent (disinfectant?) and also for infection.
Misc.: leaves a red stain on hands, has nasty stench (Nirelka), clean-smelling herb (Dragonlovers)
used as an antiseptic wash and protects skin from being affected by numbweed.
Known location: Southern, Cove hold. Near Half-Circle seahold
Uses: can be used as straws for drinking, succulent reeds are edible. Can be used as fishing
poles and splints for threadscored dragon wings. Reeds are also made into baskets. Used to make
writing material. It's a 'local product' obtained by Petrion somwhere between Harper Hall and Pierie
hold. The writing material has a tendency to absorb ink, so it is a bit 'blotchy'.
Misc.: Both freshwater and sea water exist
Known location: Igen |
Growth form: rice|
Known locations: Fort hold, Igen plains swampland, Southern, wild rice in Paradise river.
Uses: steam cooked to eat.
Misc.: called 'rice' in Southern.
Outside Info: Grows to 180cm. Rice is easily digested. Rice porridge counters heavy feasting and
is a cooling dish with medicinal uses. Can be fermented into Sake (rice wine). Roots treat fever
sweating, sprouts relieve indigestion, strengthen stomach and spleen. The straw is made into hats.
Ripe stems yield rich oil.
Rock weeds||Known location: Ruatha (Pleateau hold)|
Rowan (I,H)||Growth form: Tree|
General habitat: 'higher reaches' (Dragonlovers guide)-hills/higher ground over the flat
Outside Info: Otherwise known as European Mountain Ash. It has clusters of cream colored spring
flowers, and dense clusters of red berries. Berries are rich in vitamin C, and can be made into
jelly, ground into flower, and fermented into wine. Seeds contain hydrocyanic acid and should be
removed before berries are used. Berries can be made into a sore throat gargle. Bark and leaves are
used in a gargle for thrush.
Rosemary (I,H)||Growth form: herb|
Uses: medicinal and/or cooking herb
Outside Info: Dense, evergreen aromatic shrub with blue spring flowers. Grows to 2m. There are
many varieties of rosemary. It goes well with pastas, shellfish, pork and lamb. It's antiseptic,
antioxidant leaves help preserve food. They aid in the digestion of fat. leaves used in conditioning
rinses for dark hair and for dandruff shampoos. stimulates circulation and eases aching joints by
increasing blood supply. The essential oil is invigorating, antibacterial, and antifungal.
stimulates central nervous system and blood circulation, and releavs muscle pain. Dried stems can be
burned on a fire for their aroma. Boil a handful of rosemary in 2 cups of water for 10 minutes for
an antiseptic solution for washig bathroom fixtures. Put leaves into bath to stimulate blood
circulation. Rosemary is good as a mouthwash.
Known locations: Fort hold, Ruatha, but probably in most areas of Pern (?)|