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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam Fir13
Abutilon theophrastiChina Jute, Velvetleaf, Butterprint Buttonweed Jute, China Mallow, Indian Velvet Leaf32
Acaenia anserinifoliaPirri-Pirri Bur11
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Achillea erba-rotta moschataMusk Milfoil02
Achyranthes asperaDevil's Horsewhip23
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes faureri 11
Achyranthes japonicaJapanese Chaff Flower03
Acinos arvensisBasil Thyme21
Aconitum chasmanthum 01
Aconitum chinense 01
Aconitum feroxIndian aconite01
Aconitum fischeriFischer monkshood01
Aconitum kusnezoffiiBei Wu Tou01
Aconitum lycoctonumWolfsbane11
Aconitum lycoctonum vulpariaWolfbane11
Aconitum napellusAconite, Venus' chariot, Wolfsbane Garden, Monk's Hood Garden12
Aconitum orientale 01
Aconitum uncinatumWild Monkshood, Southern blue monkshood01
Aconitum volubile 11
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Actinidia chinensisKiwi42
Actinidia deliciosaKiwi Fruit51
Adiantum venustumEvergreen Maidenhair Fern01
Adonis aestivalisPheasant's Eye, Summer pheasant's eye01
Adonis amurensis 01
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