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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Encelia farinosaBrittle Bush, Brittlebush, Incienso21
Picea abiesNorway Spruce21
Picea sitchensisSitka Spruce22
Rhus copallinaDwarf Sumach, Winged sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac42
Rhus succedaneaWax Tree12
Rhus toxicodendronEastern Poison Oak02
Rhus vernixPoison Sumach01
Sciadopitys verticillataUmbrella Pine, Japanese Umbrella Pine00
Xanthorrhoea australisGrasstree21
Yucca aloifoliaSpanish Bayonet, Aloe yucca, Dagger Plant, Yucca, Spanish Bayonet31
Agathis dammaraAmboina Pine00
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country Walnut33
Anacardium occidentaleCashew, Caju53
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruit52
Artocarpus integerChampedak40
Canarium luzonicumManila Elemi43
Canarium vulgareJava Almond, Kenari Nut41
Copernicia pruniferaBrazilian Wax Palm, Carnauba Palm, Carnauba Wax33
Couma utilisSorva, Milk Tree42
Diospyros mespiliformisWest African Ebony, Monkey guava, jackalberry43
Dipterocarpus alatusApitong, baume de gurjun, gurjun balsam02
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