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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Adenostoma fasciculatumGreasewood01
Brassica rapa trilocularisIndian Colza20
Dacrydium cupressinumRimu, New zealand red pine20
Juncus effususSoft Rush, Common rush, Lamp rush, Pacific rush12
Juniperus monospermaOne-Seed Juniper32
Juniperus occidentalisWestern Juniper32
Malus domesticaApple52
Nothofagus betuloides 00
Nothofagus pumilioLenga10
Opuntia imbricataTree Chola20
Passiflora tetrandra 10
Pinus rigidaNorthern Pitch Pine, Pitch pine12
Pinus roxburghiiChir Pine22
Pinus sylvestrisScot's Pine, Scotch Pine23
Pinus teocoteTwisted Leaf Pine12
Pinus wallichianaHimalayan Blue Pine, Bhutan pine, Himalayan Pine22
Typha latifoliaReedmace, Broadleaf cattail, Bullrush, Nailrod53
Verbascum thapsusGreat Mullein, Common mullein, Aaron's Rod, Flannel Plant, Hag Taper, Mullein, Torches, Velvet Plant13
Agathis macrophyllaDakua00
Allanblackia floribundaVegetable Tallow. Tallow tree32
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Attalea speciosaBabassu, American Oil Palm, Motacu, Motacuchi42
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Bertholletia excelsaBrazil Nut52
Brosimum utileCow Tree, Palo De Vaca32
Canarium indicumCanarium Nut, Ngali, Galip nut, kenari nut42
Canarium schweinfurtiiAfrican elemi33
Chrysobalanus icacoCoco Plum, Paradise Plum42
Cocos nuciferaCoconut Palm, Coconut52
Dacryodes edulisBush Butter Tree, Butterfruit, African Plum, bush pear, bush plum, safou52
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