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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Murraya koenigiiCurry tree, Curry leaf tree33
Ficus coronataSandpaper Fig31
Ananas comosusPineapple52
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruit52
Bixa orellanaAnnatto (Lipstick Plant, Urucum, Colorau, Achiote )33
Camellia sinensis assamicaTea Plant, Assam Tea44
Cananga odorataYlang Ylang, Perfume Tree23
Caryota urensJaggary Palm, Toddy Palm, Fishtail Wine Palm42
Eugenia unifloraBrazil Cherry43
Gustavia superbaMembrillo30
Litchi chinensisLychee, Litchi52
Nephelium lappaceumRambutan, Hairy Lychee52
Phoenix dactyliferaDate Palm52
Piper nigrumBlack Pepper43
Quararibea cordataSouth American Sapote, Chupa Chupa, Matisia43
Coffea arabicaCoffee Arabica33
Piper sarmentosumBetel Leaf, Wild Betel32
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