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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Artemisia ludovicianaWhite Sage, Louisiana Sage, Prairie Sage, Western Mugwort22
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruit54
Artocarpus integerChampedak40
Asclepias currasavicaBlood Flower01
Asclepias erosaDesert Milkweed20
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed, Swamp Butterfly Weed, Marsh Milkweed32
Asclepias speciosaShowy Milkweed32
Asclepias subulataRush Milkweed01
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed, Silkweed, Milkweed32
Asclepias tuberosaPleurisy Root, Butterfly milkweed, Rolfs' milkweed, Indian Paintbrush33
Brosimum alicastrumBreadnut. Maya nut32
Brosimum utileCow Tree, Palo De Vaca32
Calotropis giganteaGiant Milkweed, Crown Flower, Giant Calotrope, Swallow-wort23
Calotropis proceraAuricula Tree, Dead Sea Apple, Sodom Apple13
Castilla elasticaPanama Rubber Tree. Mastate blanco20
Castilla uleiCaucho Negro20
Chiococca albaWest Indian Snow Berry, David's rot, Skunk-root, Snowberry.02
Chondrilla ambiguaChondrilla, Sha di fen bao ju00
Cistus ladaniferLabdanum, Common gum cistus22
Cnidoscolus elasticusHighland chilte00
Copaifera langsdorffiiCopaiba, Langsdorf's copaifera14
Copaifera multijugaHayne oil, Copaiba,14
Copaifera officinalisCopaiba Balsam, Medicinal Copaiba24
Couma macrocarpaBarca, Milk Tree, Couba, Sorva, Sorva grande42
Couma utilisSorva, Milk Tree42
Croton tigliumCroton Oil Plant. Croton, Purging croton.03
Cryptostegia grandifloraIndia Rubber Vine00
Daniellia ogeaAccra copal, Ogea copal00
Daniellia oliveriAfrican Copaiba Balsam Tree22
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