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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Asphodelus albusAsphodel, Gamón-blanco21
Aniba rosaeodoraBrazilian Rosewood, Rosewood-oil tree23
Garcinia mangostanaMangosteen, Manggis52
Gliricidia sepiumGliricidia, Forest Lilac, Mexican Lilac22
Gnetum africanumEru, African Jointfir42
Gnetum buchholzianumJointfir42
Platonia insignisBakuri, Bacuri42
Tarchonanthus camphoratusCamphor Bush, Wild Camphor Bush13
Vitellaria paradoxaShea Butter Tree45
Citrus hystrixKaffir Lime32
Pandanus amaryllifoliusFragrant Pandan32
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