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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia coleiCole's wattle, Candelabra Wattle, Soap wattle, 32
Acacia cowleanaHall’s Creek wattle32
Acacia holosericeaStrap wattle, Candelabra wattle12
Acacia murrayanaMurray’s wattle, Colony wattle32
Acacia victoriaeBramble wattle. Gundabluey, Bardi bush30
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian Millet, Indian ricegrass30
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Allanblackia floribundaVegetable Tallow. Tallow tree32
Allanblackia parvifloraVegetable tallow tree, Ouotera32
Allanblackia stuhlmanniiMkani, Msambo32
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Camptotheca acuminataHappy Tree, Cancer Tree05
Castanea speciesChestnut Hybrids42
Colophospermum mopaneRhodesian ironwood, Rhodesian mahogany12
Copaifera langsdorffiiCopaiba, Langsdorf's copaifera14
Corylus hybrids & neohybridsHybrid & Neohybrids, Hazel, Filbert52
Crescentia alataJicaro. Mexican calabash22
Crescentia cujeteCalabash Tree32
Cucurbita digitataCoyote Gourd30
Cucurbita foetidissimaBuffalo Gourd, Missouri gourd32
Echinochloa polystachyaAleman Grass. German grass00
Gevuina avellanaChilean Hazel30
Gnetum africanumEru, African Jointfir42
Gnetum buchholzianumJointfir42
Lupinus polyphyllusBig-Leaf Lupin, Lupine11
Phalaris arundinaceaCanary Grass, Reed canarygrass, Gardener's Garter Grass, Ribbon Grass00
Plukenetia volubilisInca peanut30
Pongamia pinnataPongam, Karum Tree, Poonga-Oil Tree, Indian Beech03
Ricinodendron heudelotiiManketti nut, Zambezi almond, African oil-nut-tree33
Saccharum hybridsEnergy Cane42
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