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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Adenophora triphyllaNan Sha Shen21
Adenophora verticillata 22
Agastache rugosaKorean Mint43
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Allium fistulosumWelsh Onion52
Alocasia macrorrhizosGiant Taro, Giant Elephant Ear32
Ampelopsis japonica 02
Anacardium occidentaleCashew, Caju53
Anemarrhena asphodeloidesZhi Mu03
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arctium minusLesser Burdock35
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruit54
Artocarpus mariannensisSeeded breadfruit, Marianas bread43
Aster tataricusTartarian Aster13
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, Burningbush22
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard Flower13
Betula platyphyllaWhite Birch, Asian white birch,22
Bidens pilosaBeggar's Ticks, Blackjack, Hairy beggarticks22
Cananga odorataYlang Ylang, Perfume Tree23
Canarium luzonicumManila Elemi43
Cedrus atlanticaAtlas Deodar, Atlantic cedar02
Centaurea cyanusCornflower, Garden cornflower, Blue Bottle, Cornflower22
Chenopodium ambrosioidesMexican Tea23
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