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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Gunnera tinctoriaGunnera, Chilean gunnera11
Juniperus excelsaGrecian Juniper21
Leptospermum scopariumTea Tree, Broom teatree, Manuka, New Zealand Tea Tree30
Picea smithianaMorinda Spruce20
Pinus monophyllaSingle Leaf Piñon, Single Leaf PinyonPine, Stone Pine, Pine Pinyon42
Pinus quadrifoliaParry Piñon, Parry's Pinyon Pine, Four-leaved Pinyon42
Quercus variabilisChinese Cork Oak22
Thuja plicataWestern Red Cedar, Giant Arborvitae, Giant Cedar, Incense Cedar, Western Red Cedar12
Ulmus rubraSlippery Elm25
Bambusa tuldaBengal Bamboo. Spineless Indian bamboo20
Bambusa vulgarisCommon Bamboo32
Cajanus cajanPigeon Pea, Puerto Rico Bean, Gandul, Dhal, Congo Pea42
Cocos nuciferaCoconut Palm, Coconut52
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