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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian Walnut12
Amorpha fruticosaFalse Indigo, False indigo bush12
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Melia azederachBead Tree, Pride of India, Chinaberry33
Nicotiana glaucaTree Tobacco12
Tanacetum cinerariifoliumDalmation Pellitory, Pyrethrum01
Tephrosia virginianaCatgut, Virginia tephrosia02
Sapindus saponariaSoapberry, Wild Chinaberry, Florida Soap Berry, Soap Nut, Soap Tree02
Duboisia myoporoidesCorkwood03
Tephrosia vogeliiFish-poison-bean,02
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