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Index of Latin Names: H
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkraMalvaceaeHibiscus esculentus. L.43
Abelmoschus manihotAibikaMalvaceaeHibiscus manihot.21
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk OkraMalvaceaeHibiscus abelmoschus.23
Anemopsis californicaYerba MansaSaururaceaeHouttuynia californica.22
Calocedrus decurrensIncense Cedar, California Incense CedarCupressaceaeHeyderia decurrens. Libocedrus decurrens. Thuja gigantea. non Nutt.11
Centella asiaticaGotu Kola, SpadeleafApiaceae or UmbelliferaeHydrocotyle asiatica. L. H. cordifolia. H. repanda.25
Clappertonia ficifoliaBolo BoloMalvaceaeHonkenya ficifolia Willd.01
Decemium appendiculatumWaterleafHydrophyllaceaeHydrophyllum appendiculatum. Michx.10
Habenaria intermedia Orchidaceae 20
Habenaria sparsifloraSparse-flowered bog orchidOrchidaceaePlatanthera sparsiflora.10
Hablitzia tamnoidesCaucasian spinachAmaranthaceaeNone Known40
Hackelia uncinatum Boraginaceae 02
Hakea drupaceaSweet HakeaProteaceae 00
Hakea sericeaSilky HakeaProteaceaeH. acicularis. H. tenuifolia. Conchium aciculare. Banksia tenuifolia.00
Hakea subereaCork TreeProteaceae 10
Halenia ellipticaSpurred GentianGentianaceae 02
Halerpestes sarmentosa Ranunculaceae 02
Halesia carolinaSilver-Bell Tree, Carolina silverbell, Mountain silverbellStyracaceaeH. carolina.10
Halimione portulacoidesSea PurslaneChenopodiaceaeAtriplex portulacoides. Obione portulacoides.30
Halimodendron halodendronSalt Tree, Common salttreeFabaceae or LeguminosaeH. argenteum.00
Halogeton arachnoideus Chenopodiaceae 10
Haloxylon ammodendronSaxaulChenopodiaceae 00
Haloxylon persicumSalt TreeChenopodiaceae 00
Haloxylon sppSaxaulAmaranthaceaeSee individual species.32
Hamamelis virginianaWitch Hazel, American witchhazel, Common Witchhazel, Virginian Witchhazel, WitchhazelHamamelidaceaeHamamelis androgyna Walter. Hamamelis corylifolia Moench. Trilopus nigra Raf.15
Hancornia speciosaMangaba Rubber Tree, MangabieraApocynaceaeHancornia gardneri Muell.Arg.; Hancornia lundii A DC.; Hancornia maximiliana A DC.; Hancornia pubescens Muell.Arg.; Ribeirea sorbilis Arr.Cam.; Echites glauca Roem. & Schult.;.32
Handroanthus guayacanGuayacanBignoniaceaeTabebuia guayacan (Seem.) Hemsl. Tecoma guayacan Seem.00
Handroanthus impetiginosusPau D'Arco, Pink Trumpet TreeBignoniaceae 24
Handroanthus serratifoliusYellow Trumpet TreeBignoniaceaeBignonia araliacea Cham. Bignonia conspicua Rich. ex DC. Bignonia flavescens Velloso Bignonia patris02
Haplopappus nuttallii Asteraceae or CompositaeEriocarpum grindelioides.11
Haplopappus spinulosusSpiny IronplantAsteraceae or CompositaeSideranthus spinulosus.01
Hardenbergia violaceaCoral Pea, Purple Coral Pea, False Sarsaparilla, Vine LilacFabaceae or LeguminosaeH. monophylla. Kennedya monophylla. K. ovata.10
Hebe brachysiphon Scrophulariaceae 00
Hebe dieffenbachii Scrophulariaceae 00
Hebe 'Great Orme' Scrophulariaceae 00
Hebe rakaiensis Scrophulariaceae 00
Hebe salicifolia ScrophulariaceaeVeronica salicifolia.01
Hebe speciosaNew Zealand hebeScrophulariaceaeVeronica speciosa.00
Hebe x franciscanaHebeScrophulariaceaeVeronica decussata. V. elliptica. Hort non Forst.f. V. franciscana. V. lobelioides.00
Hedeoma pulegioidesAmerican Pennyroyal, American false pennyroyalLamiaceae or Labiatae 33
Hedera helixIvy, English ivy, Algerian ivy, Baltic Ivy, Common IvyAraliaceaeHedera poetica Salisb. [Illegitimate]03
Hedera nepalensisNepal IvyAraliaceae 02
Hedychium coronariumButterfly Ginger, White garland-lily, Garland Flower, Butterfly LilyZingiberaceae 22
Hedychium gracile Zingiberaceae 10
Hedychium spicatum Zingiberaceae 12
Hedysarum alpinumAlpine SweetvetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeH. americanum. H. boreale. Hort. non Nutt.30
Hedysarum arcticum Fabaceae or LeguminosaeH. hedysaroides arcticum. (B.Fedtsch)P.W.Ball.20
Hedysarum borealeSweet Vetch, Utah sweetvetch, Northern sweetvetchFabaceae or Leguminosae 40
Hedysarum boreale mackenziiLiquorice RootFabaceae or LeguminosaeH. mackenzii. Richardson.40
Hedysarum hedysaroidesAlpine French HoneysuckleFabaceae or LeguminosaeH. obscurum.30
Hedysarum occidentaleLiquorice Root, Western sweetvetchFabaceae or Leguminosae 40
Hedysarum sachalinense Fabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Hedysarum vicioides Fabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Heimia myrtifolia Lythraceae 11
Heimia salicifoliaErva De Vida, Shrubby yellowcrestLythraceae 11
Heldreichia rotundifolia Brassicaceae or CruciferaeH. kotschyi.20
Helenium amarumBitter Sneezeweed, SneezeweedAsteraceae or Compositae 01
Helenium autumnaleSneezeweed, Common sneezeweed, Fall sneezeweed, Mountain sneezeweed, False SunflowerAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Helenium hoopesiiOwls Claws, Orange SneezeweedAsteraceae or CompositaeDugaldia hoopesii. (Gray.)Rydb.11
Helenium puberulumRosillaAsteraceae or Compositae 11
Helianthemum canadenseFrostweed, Longbranch frostweedCistaceae 02
Helianthemum nummulariumCommon Rockrose, Sun Rose, Rock RoseCistaceaeH. chamaecistus. Mill. H. vulgare. Gaertn.01
Helianthus annuusSunflower, Common sunflowerAsteraceae or Compositae 52
Helianthus cusickiiCusick's sunflowerAsteraceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.31
Helianthus doronicoides Asteraceae or Compositae 20
Helianthus giganteusGiant SunflowerAsteraceae or CompositaeH. altissimus. H. decapitalus sulphureus elatior. H. giganteus var. subtuberosus Britton is a synonym of H. giganteus L.30
Helianthus hybridsPerennial SunflowerAsteraceaeMany. See individual species.42
Helianthus laetiflorusShowy Sunflower, Cheerful sunflowerAsteraceae or Compositae 20
Helianthus lenticularisWild SunflowerAsteraceae or CompositaeH. annuus lenticularis.30
Helianthus maximilianiiMaximillian Sunflower, Maximillian DaisyAsteraceae or Compositae 30
Helianthus pauciflorusStiff Sunflower, Prairie SunflowerAsteraceaeHarpalium rigidum Cass. [Invalid]. Helianthus × laetiflorus var. rigidus (Cass.) Fernald. Helianthus laetiflorus var. rigidus (Cass.) Fernald. Helianthus pauciflorus var. pauciflorus. Helianthus pauciflorus subsp. pauciflorus. Helianthus rigidus (Cass.) Desf. Helianthus rigidus subsp. rigidus. Helianthus rigidus var. rigidus40
Helianthus petiolarisPrairie SunflowerAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Helianthus strumosusPaleleaf Woodland SunflowerAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Helianthus tuberosusJerusalem ArtichokeAsteraceae or Compositae 41
Helichrysum apiculatumCommon Everlasting FlowerAsteraceae or Compositae 01
Helichrysum arenariumEverlasting FlowerAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Helichrysum italicumCurry PlantAsteraceae or CompositaeH. angustifolium. (Lam.)DC.20
Helichrysum orientale Asteraceae or Compositae 00
Helichrysum stoechas Asteraceae or Compositae 01
Helicostylis tomentosaLetterhout, Letter WoodMoraceaeGreeneina affinis (Steud. ex Tr?cul) Kuntze Greeneina poeppigiana (Mart.) Kuntze Helicostylis affini42
Heliotropium arborescensHeliotrope, Garden heliotrope, Cherry Pie, HeliotropeBoraginaceaeH. peruvianum. L.01
Heliotropium ellipticum Boraginaceae 01
Helleborus foetidusStinking Hellebore, Setterwort, Bear's Foot, Bearsfoot, Setterwort, Stinkwort, Stinking HelleboreRanunculaceae 02
Helleborus nigerBlack HelleboreRanunculaceae 02
Helleborus viridisGreen HelleboreRanunculaceae 02
Helwingia chinensis Cornaceae 11
Helwingia himalaica Cornaceae 10
Helwingia japonica CornaceaeH. rusciflora. Osyris japonica.10
Helwingia liukiuensis Cornaceae 10
Hemerocallis altissima Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis aurantiaca Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis bulbiferum Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis citrinaCitron daylilyHemerocallidaceaeH. baroni.41
Hemerocallis coreana Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis darrowiana Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis dumortieriDumortier's daylilyHemerocallidaceaeH. ruticans. H. sieboldii.41
Hemerocallis exaltata Hemerocallidaceae 41
Hemerocallis forrestii Hemerocallidaceae 21
Hemerocallis fulvaCommon Day Lily, Orange daylily, Tawny Daylily, Double DaylilyHemerocallidaceae 52
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