We really need more donations to enable us to keep going – to maintain and further develop our free-to-use database of over 8000 edible and useful plants. We need at least £1000 (or $1300/ €1200) every month and recently donations are running at less than half that. If you value what we do please give what you can to support our work. More >>>

Follow Us:
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aloe macrosiphonTanzanian Aloe04
Aloe perryiPerry's Aloe04
Andrographis paniculataGreen Chireta, Creat, Nilavembu, Kirayat, Chuan Xin Lian, King of Bitters14
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Canavalia gladiataSword Bean32
Capparis spinosaCaper,Common Caper, Caper Bush23
Capsicum annuumSweet Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper43
Capsicum baccatumLocoto, Aji33
Capsicum frutescensTabasco Pepper, Cayenne pepper34
Capsicum pubescensTree Pepper, Rocoto33
Cassia sieberianaWest African Laburnum14
Cirsium vulgareCommon Thistle, Bull thistle, Dodder, Boar Thistle, Bull Thistle21
Cissus quadrangularisVeldt Grape24
Cola acuminataCola Nut, Kola, Bissy Nut34
Cola nitidaCola Nut, Kola, Bissy Nuts34
Costus aferSpiral Ginger, Ginger lily, White spiral costus.24
Croton lechleriSangre De Grado, Dragon's blood04
Croton palanostigmaSangre De Grado, Dragon's blood04
Croton salutarisSangre De Grado, Dragon's blood04
Curculigo orchioidesStar grass, Golden-eyed grass14
Cynoglossum officinaleHound's Tongue, Gypsyflower12
Dioscorea bulbiferaAerial Yam, Air Potato42
Euphorbia tirucalliAfrican Milkbush, Pencil Cactus, Milk Bush02
Gloriosa superbaGloriosa Lily, Climbing Lily, Flame Lily04
Gnetum africanumEru, African Jointfir42
Gnetum buchholzianumJointfir42
Indigofera tinctoriaIndigo, True Indigo, dye indigo22
Ipomoea aquaticaKangkong, Swamp Morning Glory42
Jatropha curcasPhysic Nut, Barbados Nut23
Landolphia heudelotiiGuinea gumvine, Landolphia rubber32
123
© 2010, Plants For A Future. Plants For A Future is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Charity No. 1057719, Company No. 3204567. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified (but some can). Please view the copyright link for more information.
Web Design & Management