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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abroma augustaCotton Abroma. Perennial Indian Hemp.03
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia. Timbre. Fernleaf Acacia23
Acacia catechuCutch tree, Catechu acacia12
Acacia koaKoa Acacia00
Acacia koaiaKoai'a01
Acacia leucophloeaKuteera-Gum, White-barked acacia.21
Acanthocereus tetragonusPitahaya. Barbed-wire cactus.30
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Acrocomia aculeataCoyoli Palm. Gru-Gru Palm, Macaw palm31
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Aechmea magdalenaePingwing. Ixtle, Pita plant30
Afraegle paniculataNigerian Powder-Flask Fruit. African afraegle23
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave cantala agaveAgave20
Agave lechuguillaIxtle, Chihuahua12
Agave salmianaPulque Agave, Giant Agave30
Agave tequilanaBlue Agave, Mescal, Tequila.30
Agave viviparaMescal Casero30
Albizia julibrissinMimosa, Silktree, Mimosa Tree,22
Albizia lucidiorPotka siris tree00
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country Walnut33
Alnus acuminataAlder02
Alnus jorullensisMexican alder, Evergreen Alder00
Alnus nepalensisNepalese Alder01
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
Amphicarpaea edgeworthii 40
Apocynum pictumKendyr02
Apocynum venetum 02
Araucaria angustifoliaParana Pine. Brazilian-pine, Candelabra-tree.20
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