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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Castanea crenataJapanese Chestnut30
Castanea mollissimaChinese Chestnut32
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnut52
Casuarina equisetifoliaShe Oak, Common Ru, Australian Pine, Horsetail Casuarina12
Cotinus coggygriaSmoke Tree, European smoketree, Venetian Sumac, Wig Tree, Smoke Tree11
Eucalyptus camaldulensisRed River Gum, Murray Red Gum, River Red Eucalyptus13
Quercus acutissimaSawthorn Oak22
Quercus ilexHolly Oak, Evergreen Oak52
Quercus suberCork Oak22
Quercus variabilisChinese Cork Oak22
Salix viminalisOsier. Basket Willow12
Pithecellobium dulceManila Tamarind, Madras Thorn42
Caesalpinia digynaTeri pods, Udakiryaka02
Senna auriculataMatara Tea. Tanner's cassia23
Vachellia niloticaGum Arabic Tree22
Senegalia senegalGum Arabic32
Vachellia tortilisUmbrella Thorn22
Rhus copallinaDwarf Sumach, Winged sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac42
Acacia catechuCutch tree, Catechu acacia12
Quercus brantiiBarro, Brant's oak32
Quercus insignisChicalaba12
Castanea speciesChestnut Hybrids42
Quercus x hybridBurgambel oak32
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