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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Attalea funiferaBahia Piassava, Conquilla Nut, Piassaba Palm10
Cocos nuciferaCoconut Palm, Coconut52
Corypha utanGebang Palm. Corypha palm, Sugar palm32
Mauritia flexuosaBuriti Palm, Aguaje Palm42
Metroxylon amicarumCaroline Ivory Nut Palm31
Phytelephas aequatorialisVegetable ivory, Corozo, Ivory palm20
Phytelephas macrocarpaVegetable Ivory, Tagua, Nut Palm, Ivory nut palm20
Quercus agrifoliaEncina, California live oak, Coast Live Oak32
Quercus cerrisTurkey Oak, European turkey oak32
Quercus douglasiiBlue Oak32
Quercus frainettoHungarian Oak, Italian Oak, Forest Green Oak42
Quercus gambeliiShin Oak, Gambel oak, Rocky Mountain White Oak32
Quercus phellosWillow Oak22
Quercus prinusRock Chestnut Oak42
Raphia fariniferaRaffia Palm30
Sapindus drummondiiWestern Soapberry11
Sapindus saponariaSoapberry, Wild Chinaberry, Florida Soap Berry, Soap Nut, Soap Tree02
Schizolobium parahybaGuapiruvu00
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