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Index of Common Names: G
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies cephalonicaGrecian FirPinaceae 00
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White FirPinaceaeA. excelsior.22
Acacia decurrensGreen WattleFabaceae or LeguminosaeMimosa decurrens.21
Acacia pycnanthaGolden WattleFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet FlagAraceae 33
Adenostoma fasciculatumGreasewoodRosaceae 01
Aegilops speltoidesGoatgrassPoaceae or Gramineae 10
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's WeedApiaceae or Umbelliferae 32
Agalinis tenuifoliaSlenderleaf False FoxgloveScrophulariaceaeGerardia tenuifolia.01
Agastache urticifoliaGiant Hyssop, Nettleleaf giant hyssopLamiaceae or LabiataeA. glaucifolia. Lophanthus urticifolius.31
Ageratum conyzoidesGoatweed, Tropical whiteweedAsteraceae or Compositae 03
Agrostemma githagoCorncockle, Common corncockleCaryophyllaceaeGithago segetum. Lychnis githago.11
Ajuga chamaepitysGround Pine, Yellow bugleLamiaceae or Labiatae 02
Alisma plantago-aquaticaGreat Water Plantain, ZE-XIE, European water plantain, American water plantain, Northern water planAlismataceaeA. parviflorum. A. subcordatum. A. triviale. Pursh.13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic MustardBrassicaceae or CruciferaeA. officinalis. Erysimum alliaria. Sisymbrium alliaria.32
Allium geyeriGeyer's Onion, Bulbil onionAlliaceae 32
Allium giganteumGiant Onion, Ornamental OnionAlliaceae 32
Allium molyGolden Garlic, Ornamental OnionAlliaceae 42
Allium sativumGarlic, Cultivated garlicAlliaceaeAllium controversum. Allium longicuspis. Allium ophioscorodon. Porrum ophioscorodon.55
Allium schoenoprasum sibiricumGiant ChivesAlliaceaeA. sibiricum. L.52
Allium senescensGerman GarlicAlliaceaeA. lusitanicum.42
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,Alliaceae 52
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White AlderBetulaceaeBetula alnus incana.00
Alocasia macrorrhizosGiant Taro, Giant Elephant EarAraceaeAlocasia cordifolia (Bory) Cordem. Alocasia gigas Chantrier ex Andre Alocasia grandis N.E.Br. Alocasia indica (Lour.) Spach. Alocasia marginata N.E.Br. Alocasia metallica Schott Alocasia montana (Roxb.) Schott Alocasia pallida K.Koch & C.D.Bouche Alocasia plumbea Van Houtte Alocasia rapiformis (Roxb.) Schott Alocasia uhinkii Engl. & K.Krause Alocasia variegata K.Koch & C.D.Bouche Arum cordifolium Bory Arum indicum Lour. Arum macrorhizum L. Arum montanum Roxb. Arum mucronatum Lam. Arum peregrinum L. Arum rapiforme Roxb. Caladium indicum K.Koch Caladium macrorrhizon (L.) R.Br. Caladium metallicum Engl. Caladium odoratum Lodd. Caladium plumbeum K.Koch Calla badian Blanco Calla maxima Blanco Calocasia indica (Lour.) Kunth Colocasia boryi Kunth Colocasia macrorrhizos (L.) Schott Colocasia montana (Roxb.) Kunth Colocasia mucronata (Lam.) Kunth Colocasia peregrina (L.) Raf. Colocasia rapiformis (Roxb.) Kunth Philodendron peregrinum (L.) Kunth Philodendron punctatum Kunth31
Ambrosia trifidaGiant Ragweed, Great ragweed, Texan great ragweed, Bitterweed, Bloodweed, Buffalo Weed, Horse CaneAsteraceae or Compositae 13
Anacolosa frutescensGalo Nut, Kopi gunung, Tangki leuweung, Belian landak.OlacaceaeAnacolosa arborea Koord. & Valeton Anacolosa celebica Valeton ex Koord. Anacolosa heptandra Maingay40
Andrographis paniculataGreen Chireta, Creat, Nilavembu, Kirayat, Chuan Xin Lian, King of BittersAcanthaceaeAndrographis subspathulata C.B.Clarke14
Angelica gigasGiant Angelica, Purple Parsnip, Korean AngelicaApiaceae or Umbelliferae 22
Antennaria dioicaCatsfoot, Stoloniferous pussytoesAsteraceae or CompositaeGnaphalium dioicum. Antennaria hibernica. Antennaria insularis. Cyttarium dioicum.02
Apios americanaGround NutFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. tuberosa. Glycine tuberosa.51
Apios priceanaTraveler's delightFabaceae or LeguminosaeGlycine priceana.50
Arbutus andrachneGrecian StrawberryTreeEricaceae 30
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, GoboAsteraceae or CompositaeArctium majus. Arcion majus. Arcion tomentosum. Lappa glabra.45
Arctostaphylos patulaGreenleaf ManzanitaEricaceae 31
Arisaema dracontiumGreen-DragonAraceae 11
Aristolochia fangchiGuan Fang ChiAristolochiaceae 02
Artemisia glacialisGlacier WormwoodAsteraceae or Compositae 12
Arthrocnemum fruticosumGlasswortChenopodiaceaeSalicornia fruticosa. L.10
Arthrocnemum subterminaleGlasswort, Parish's glasswortChenopodiaceae 10
Aruncus dioicusGoat's Beard, Bride's feathersRosaceaeA. silvester. A. vulgaris.22
Arundo donaxGiant Reed, Giant Reed GrassPoaceae or GramineaeA. maxima.32
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Milkweed, Green comet milkweedAsclepiadaceae 32
Asperula tinctoriaDyer's WoodruffRubiaceaeGalium triandrum.00
Aspidosperma albumGuatambuApocynaceaeAspidosperma centrale Markgr. Aspidosperma latisiliqua (Poir.) A.DC. Bignonia latisiliqua Poir. Maca02
Astragalus crassicarpusGround Plum, Groundplum milkvetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. caryocarpus. Ker-Gawl. A. mexicanus. A. succulentus. Geoprumnon succulentum.41
Astrantia majorGreat MasterwortApiaceae or UmbelliferaeA. biebersteinii. A. carinthiaca. A. carniolica. non Wulf. A. trifida.01
Atriplex canescensGrey Sage Brush, Fourwing saltbushChenopodiaceae 41
Atriplex gmeliniiGmelin's saltbushChenopodiaceae 20
Atriplex nummulariaGiant Saltbush, Bluegreen saltbushChenopodiaceae 30
Aurinia saxatilisGolden Alyssum, Basket of goldBrassicaceae or CruciferaeAlyssum saxatile. L.00
Backhousia myrtifoliaGrey MyrtleMyrtaceae 00
Bambusa bambosGiant Thorny BambooPoaceaeArundarbor agrestis (Lour.) Kuntze Arundarbor arundinacea (Retz.) Kuntze Arundarbor bambos (L.) Kunt33
Betula ermaniiGold BirchBetulaceaeB. incisa. B. shikokiana.01
Betula populifoliaGrey BirchBetulaceaeBetula acuminata, Betula cuspidata Schrad. ex Regel21
Bloomeria aureaGolden Stars, Common goldenstarAlliaceaeB. crocea aurea. (Kell.)Ingram. Nothoscordum aurea.10
Bloomeria croceaGolden Stars, Common goldenstarAlliaceaeNothoscordum aureum.10
Brahea edulisGuadalupe Palm,Arecaceae or Palmae 10
Brassica juncea multicepsGreen In The SnowBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 42
Brassica juncea tsatsai multicepsGreen In The SnowBrassicaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.42
Bulbinopsis bulbosaGolden LilyAsphodelaceaeBulbine bulbosa. (R.Br.)Haw.30
Bulnesia arboreaVerawoodZygophyllaceaeGuaiacum arboreum (Jacq.) DC. Zygophyllum arboreum Jacq.00
Bursera simarubaGum Tree, Gumbo LimboBurseraceaeBursera gummifera L. Bursera ovalifolia (Schldl.) Engl. Elaphrium ovalifolium Schltdl. Elaphrium sim22
Byrsonima crassifoliaGolden Spoon, Nance, Nancy TreeMalpighiaceaeByrsonima coriacea (Sw.) DC. Byrsonima cotinifolia Kunth Byrsonima cubensis A.Juss. Byrsonima cuming42
Caesalpinia echinataPau Brasil, Brazil Wood, Indian SavinFabaceaeGuilandina echinata (Lam.) Spreng.02
Calotropis giganteaGiant Milkweed, Crown Flower, Giant Calotrope, Swallow-wortApocynaceaeAsclepias gigantea L. Periploca cochinchinensis Lour. Streptocaulon cochinchinense (Lour.) G.Don23
Camelina sativaGold Of PleasureBrassicaceae or CruciferaeMyagrum sativum.30
Carex ripariaGreat Pond SedgeCyperaceae 10
Cassia fistulaGolden Shower, Purging Cassia, Golden Chain Tree, Indian LaburnumFabaceaeBactyrilobium fistula Willd. Cassia bonplandiana DC. Cassia excelsa Kunth. Cassia fistuloides Collad14
Catabrosa aquaticaWater WhirlGrassPoaceae or GramineaeGlyceria aquatica.11
Caulanthus glaucusGlaucous wild cabbageBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 10
Centaurea scabiosaGreater KnapweedAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Centella asiaticaGotu Kola, SpadeleafApiaceae or UmbelliferaeHydrocotyle asiatica. L. H. cordifolia. H. repanda.25
Chamaecrista fasciculataGolden Cassia, Partridge peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 00
Chamaesaracha coronopusGreenleaf Five EyesSolanaceaeSolanum coronopus11
Chelidonium majusGreater Celandine, Swallow Wort, Greater CelandinePapaveraceaeChelidonium haematodes. Chelidonium laciniatum. Chelidonium luteum. Chelidonium umbelliferum.13
Chenopodium bonus-henricusGood King HenryChenopodiaceaeC. esculentus.42
Chenopodium fremontiiGoosefoot, Fremont's goosefoot, Pringle's goosefootChenopodiaceae 20
Chlorocardium rodieiGreenheart, Demerara GreenheartLauraceaeNectandra rodioei R.H.Schomb. Ocotea rodiei (R.H.Schomb.) Mez20
Chrysolepis chrysophyllaGolden Chinquapin, Giant chinquapinFagaceaeCastanea chrysophylla. Castanopsis chrysophylla.20
Chrysosplenium alternifoliumGolden Saxifrage, Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage, Iowa golden saxifrageSaxifragaceae 20
Chrysosplenium oppositifoliumGolden SaxifrageSaxifragaceae 20
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorusGreen Rabbitbrush, Yellow rabbitbrushAsteraceae or CompositaeBigelovia douglasii.21
Citropsis gilletianaGillet's cherry-orangeRutaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.00
Citrus x paradisiGrapefruit, Pomelo, PamplemousseRutaceaeNone known41
Clarkia bilobaTwolobe clarkia, Mariposa clarkia, Brandegee's clarkiaOenotheraceaeGodetia biloba. Dur.11
Clarkia purpureaWinecup clarkiaOenotheraceaeGodetia albescens. G. viminea10
Claytonia umbellataGreat Basin Spring BeautyPortulacaceae 20
Clematis rectaGround virginsbowerRanunculaceae 11
Cleome gynandraAfrican Spider Flower, SpiderwispCapparidaceaeGynandropsis gynandra. (L.)Briq. G. pentaphylla. DC.02
Clerodendrum bungeiGlory Flower, Rose glorybower, Cashmere Bouquet, Mexican Hydrangea, Glory BowerVerbenaceaeClerodendrum yatschuense H.J.P.Winkl. Pavetta esquirolii H.Lév. Volkameria bungei (Steud.) L01
Coleus edulisGala DinichLamiaceae or Labiatae 10
Commiphora wightiiGuggul, Indian bdellium-treeBurseraceaeCommiphora roxburghii (Stocks) Engl.23
Coniogramme japonicaBamboo FernPolypodiaceaeGymnogramma japonica. Dyctyogramma japonica.01
Coptis trifoliaGoldthread, Threeleaf goldthreadRanunculaceaeC. groenlandica. (Oeder.)Fern.22
Coreopsis giganteaGiant coreopsis, Sea DahliaAsteraceae or CompositaeLeptosyne gigantea.00
Cornus alternifoliaGreen Osier, Alternateleaf dogwood, Alternate Leaf Dogwood, Golden Shadows Pagoda Dogwood, Green OsiCornaceaeSwida alternifolia.02
Cornus controversaGiant Dogwood, Wedding Cake Tree,CornaceaeC. brachypodia.21
Corypha utanGebang Palm. Corypha palm, Sugar palmArecaceaeBorassus sylvestris Giseke Corypha elata Roxb. Corypha gebang Mart. Corypha gembanga (Blume) Blume Corypha griffithiana Becc. Corypha macrophylla Roster Corypha macropoda Kurz ex Linden Corypha macropoda Linden ex Kurz Corypha sylvestris Mart. Gembanga rotundifolia Blume Livistona vidalii Becc. Taliera elata (Roxb.) Wall. Taliera gembanga Blume Taliera sylvestris Blume32
Cruciata laevipesCrosswort, Smooth bedstrawRubiaceaeGalium cruciata.22
Cucumis anguriaGherkin, West Indian gherkinCucurbitaceae 31
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