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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Najas flexilisNodding waternymph20
Pseudotsuga menziesiiDouglas Fir, Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir22
Ulex europaeusGorse, Common gorse11
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country Walnut33
Chamaecrista rotundifoliaRound-leaf cassia00
Croton megalocarpusCroton tree02
Elaeis guineensisAfrican Oil Palm52
Metroxylon saguSago Palm40
Moringa oleiferaHorseradish Tree, Moringa,44
Phragmites australisCommon Reed, American common reed, Hybrid common reed, European common reed, Subtropical common re52
Ricinodendron heudelotiiManketti nut, Zambezi almond, African oil-nut-tree33
Sesbania bispinosaPrickly Sesban22
Simarouba amaraParadise tree, bitterwood34
Stenocereus griseusCactaceae. Pitaya, Organpipe cactus30
Tithonia diversifoliaMexican Sunflower03
Vernicia montanaAbrasin oil tree03
Vitellaria paradoxaShea Butter Tree45
Gossypium herbaceumLevant cotton33
Hevea brasiliensisPara Rubber Tree, Brazilian Rubber Tree20
Reutealis trispermaOtaheite Walnut, Lumbang Tree02
Sapindus mukorossiChinese Soapberry, Soap Berry, Chinese Soapberry, Soapnut Tree12
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