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Index of Latin Names: B
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White AlderBetulaceaeBetula alnus incana.00
Alnus serrulataSmooth Alder, Hazel alderBetulaceaeBetula serrulata.02
Ardisia sieboldiiDuo Zhi Zi Jin NiuPrimulaceaeBladhia sieboldii.10
Babiana plicataBaboon RootIridaceaeB. caerulescens. B. reflexa.10
Baccharis genistelloidesCarquejaAsteraceaeBaccharis triptera Mart. Conyza genistelloides Lam.04
Baccharis halimifoliaBush Groundsel, Eastern baccharis, High Tide Bush, Sea Myrtle, Salt BushAsteraceae or Compositae 01
Baccharis patagonica Asteraceae or Compositae 00
Baccharis pilularisDwarf Chaparral Broom, Coyotebrush , Chaparral BroomAsteraceae or CompositaeB. consanguinea.01
Baccharis vimineaMule's FatAsteraceae or CompositaeB. glutinosa. B. salicifolia. (Ruiz.&Pavon.)Pers.11
Baccharoides hymenolepisBaccharoidesAsteraceaeBaccharoides calvoana var. microcephala (C.D.Adams, Vernonia homilocephala S.Moore42
Backhousia myrtifoliaGrey MyrtleMyrtaceae 00
Bacopa monnieriHerb of Grace, Brahmi, Smooth Water HyssopPlantaginaceaeAnisocalyx limnanthiflorus (L.) Hance Bacopa micromonnieria (Griseb.) B.L.Rob. Bacopa micromonnieria34
Bactris gasipaesPeach Palm, PupunhaArecaceaeBactris caribaea H.Karst. Bactris ciliata (Ruiz & Pav.) Mart. Bactris coccinea Barb.Rodr. Bactris da52
Baeckea gunniana Myrtaceae 10
Baikiaea plurijugaRhodesian Teak, Zambesi RedwoodFabaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.12
Baillonella toxispermaAfrican Pearwood, False Shea ButternutSapotaceaeBaillonella djave (Engl.) Pierre ex Dubard. Baillonella pierriana (Engl.) A.Chev. Mimusops djave Eng33
Balanites aegyptiacaDesert Date. Desert date, Soapberry treeZygophyllaceaeAgialida aegyptiaca Kuntze Balanites ferox G.Don Balanites racemosa Chiov. Balanites roxburghii Planch. Ximenia aegyptiaca L.32
Ballota acetabulosa Lamiaceae or Labiatae 00
Ballota nigraBlack HorehoundLamiaceae or Labiatae 03
Ballota pseudodictamnus Lamiaceae or Labiatae 00
Balsamorhiza deltoideaDeltoid BalsamrootAsteraceae or Compositae 41
Balsamorhiza hookeriBalsam Root, Hooker's balsamroot, Hairy balsamroot, Idaho balsamroot, Rabbithead balsamroot, NegleAsteraceae or CompositaeB. hirsuta.41
Balsamorhiza incanaHoary BalsamrootAsteraceae or CompositaeB. floccosa. B. hookeri incana.31
Balsamorhiza sagittataOregon Sunflower, Arrowleaf balsamrootAsteraceae or CompositaeBupthalmium sagitattum.42
Bambusa bambosGiant Thorny BambooPoaceaeArundarbor agrestis (Lour.) Kuntze Arundarbor arundinacea (Retz.) Kuntze Arundarbor bambos (L.) Kunt33
Bambusa blumeanaSpiny Bamboo. Spiny bamboo, Thorny bambooPoaceaeBambusa pungens Blanco Bambusa spinosa Blume ex Nees20
Bambusa heterostachyaMalay Dwarf GreenPoaceaeBambusa diversistachya Munro Bambusa latispiculata (Gamble) Holttum Gigantochloa heterostachya Munro Gigantochloa latispiculata Gamble00
Bambusa multiplexHedge Bamboo, Chinese Goddess BambooPoaceae or GramineaeB. argentea. B. glaucescens. B. nana. Leleba multiplex.20
Bambusa nutansNodding Bamboo, Mai bongPoaceaeArundarbor nutans (Munro) Kuntze Bambusa crinita Thomson ex Munro Bambusa falconeri Munro20
Bambusa odashimaeOdashimae BambooPoaceaeDendrocalamopsis edulis (Odash.) P.C.Keng. Leleba edulis Odash. Sinocalamus edulis (Odash.) P.C.Keng40
Bambusa oldhamiiRyoku-Chiku, Giant Timber Bamboo, Oldham's BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Bambusa polymorphaBurmese bamboo, Jama BetuaPoaceaeArundarbor polymorpha (Munro) Kuntze Bambusa cyanostachya Kurz ex Gamble20
Bambusa tuldaBengal Bamboo. Spineless Indian bambooPoaceaeBambusa macala Buch.-Han. ex Munro Bambusa trigyna Roxb. ex Munro Dendrocalamus tulda (Roxb.) Voight.20
Bambusa vulgarisCommon BambooPoaceaeArundarbor blancoi (Steud.) Kuntze Arundarbor fera (Oken) Kuntze Arundarbor monogyna (Blanco) Kuntze32
Banisteriopsis caapiYage, Ayahuasca, CaapiMalpighiaceaeBanisteria caapi Spruce ex Griseb. Banisteria inebrians (C.V.Morton) J.F.Macbr. Banisteria quitensis04
Banksia integrifoliaCoast BanksiaProteaceaeB. spicata.20
Banksia marginataSilver BanksiaProteaceae 20
Baphia nitidaCamwood, BaphiaFabaceaeBaphia angolensis Lest.-Garl. Baphia barombiensis Taub. Baphia haematoxylon (Schum. & Thonn.) Hook.22
Baphicacanthus cusia Acanthaceae 02
Baptisia australisWild Indigo, Blue wild indigo, Blue False IndigoFabaceae or LeguminosaeB. exaltata.02
Baptisia bracteataPlains Wild Indigo, Longbract wild indigo, False Indigo, Cream Wild IndigoFabaceae or LeguminosaeB. leucophaea. Nutt. B. villosa. Auct.02
Baptisia lacteaWild IndigoFabaceae or LeguminosaeB. leucantha. Torr.&Gray.01
Baptisia pendulaWhite False Indigo, False IndigoFabaceae or Leguminosae 00
Baptisia tinctoriaWild Indigo, HorseflyweedFabaceae or LeguminosaeBaptisia gibbesii. Podalyria tinctoria. Sophora tinctoria.13
Barbarea australis Brassicaceae or Cruciferae 21
Barbarea orthocerasAmerican YellowrocketBrassicaceae or CruciferaeB. americana. Rydb. B. stricta. non Andrz.20
Barbarea vernaLand Cress, Early yellowrocketBrassicaceae or CruciferaeB. praecox. (Sm.)R.Br. Campe verna.30
Barbarea vulgarisYellow Rocket, Garden yellowrocketBrassicaceae or CruciferaeCampe barbarea. Erysimum barbarea.31
Barringtonia edulisVutu kana, Cut nutLecythidaceaeButonica edulis (Seem.) Miers Huttum edule (Seem.) Britten32
Barringtonia novae hiberniaePao NutLecythidaceaeBarringtonia brosimos Merr. & L.M.Perry Barringtonia excelsa Guill. Barringtonia oblongifolia R.Knuth32
Barringtonia proceraPao nuts, Cut nutLecythidaceaeBarringtonia guppyana R.Knuth Barringtonia magnifica Lauterb. Barringtonia schuchardtiana K.Schum. Butonica procera Miers32
Basella albaIndian Spinach, Ceylon spinachBasellaceaeB. cordifolia. B. rubra.42
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, BurningbushChenopodiaceaeChenopodium scoparia. Kochia scoparia. (L.)Schrad. K. trichophila.22
Bauhinia forficataBrazilian Orchid TreeFabaceaeBauhinia candicans Benth.04
Bauhinia petersianaWhite bauhinia, Zambezi coffeeFabaceaeBauhinia macrantha Oliv. Bauhinia serpae Ficalho & Hiern Perlebia macrantha (Oliv.) A.Schmitz Perlebia petersiana (Bolle) A.Schmitz32
Bauhinia purpureaOrchid Tree, Purple Butterfly Tree, Mountain Ebony, Geranium Tree, Purple BauhiniaFabaceaeBauhinia castrata Blanco Bauhinia coromandeliana DC. Bauhinia platyphylla Zipp. ex Spanoghe Bauhinia22
Bauhinia vahliiMalu Creeper, Adda Leaf, Pahur Camel's Foot CreeperFabaceaeBauhinia racemosa Vahl23
Bauhinia variegataMountain EbonyFabaceae or Leguminosae 12
Beckmannia eruciformisSloughgrassPoaceae or GramineaeB. syzigachne. (Steud.)Fern.20
Beckmannia syzigachneAmerican SloughgrassPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Begonia grandis evansianaHardy BegoniaBegoniaceaeB. evansiana. Andr.02
Begonia palmata BegoniaceaeB. laciniata. Roxb.11
Begonia picta Begoniaceae 22
Beilschmiedia sikkimensis Lauraceae 00
Beilschmiedia tawaTawaLauraceae 20
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard FlowerIridaceaeIris chinensis. Ixia chinensis.13
Bellis perennisDaisy, Lawndaisy, English DaisyAsteraceae or Compositae 23
Benincasa hispidaWax GourdCucurbitaceaeB. cerifera.33
Berberidopsis corallinaCoral PlantFlacourtiaceae 00
Berberis aggregataSalmon BarberryBerberidaceaeB. geraldi32
Berberis amurensis BerberidaceaeB. vulgaris amurensis.22
Berberis angulosa Berberidaceae 32
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree TurmericBerberidaceaeB. chitria. B. coriaria.43
Berberis asiaticaChutro, Rasanjan (Nep); marpyashi (Newa); Daruharidra, Darbi (Sans)Berberidaceae 43
Berberis buxifoliaMagellan BarberryBerberidaceaeB. dulcis.42
Berberis calliantha Berberidaceae 22
Berberis canadensisAllegheny Barberry, American barberryBerberidaceaeB. angulizans.32
Berberis capillaris BerberidaceaeB. ludlowii capillaris.22
Berberis chengii Berberidaceae 12
Berberis chinensis BerberidaceaeB. sinensis. Desf.12
Berberis chitria BerberidaceaeB. aristata. non D.C.22
Berberis concinna Berberidaceae 22
Berberis cooperi Berberidaceae 32
Berberis darwiniiDarwin's Barberry, Darwin's berberisBerberidaceae 42
Berberis empetrifolia Berberidaceae 22
Berberis everstiana Berberidaceae 22
Berberis fendleriColorado BarberryBerberidaceae 22
Berberis flexuosa Berberidaceae 12
Berberis gagnepainii BerberidaceaeB. acuminata. non Franch.22
Berberis georgiiBarberryBerberidaceae 32
Berberis heterophylla Berberidaceae 12
Berberis jaeschkeana Berberidaceae 12
Berberis koreanaKorean Barberry, BarberryBerberidaceae 12
Berberis lycium Berberidaceae 33
Berberis parisepala Berberidaceae 22
Berberis rariflora Berberidaceae 22
Berberis rubrostilla Berberidaceae 32
Berberis ruscifolia Berberidaceae 22
Berberis sherriffii Berberidaceae 12
Berberis sibirica Berberidaceae 22
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