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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Areca catechuBetel Palm, Betel Nut Palm33
Castanospermum australeMoreton Bay Chestnut41
Maclura pomiferaOsage Orange, Bois D'Arc12
Dioscorea bulbiferaAerial Yam, Air Potato42
Caesalpinia digynaTeri pods, Udakiryaka02
Aesculus sppHorse chestnut44
Corynocarpus spp.Karaka20
Cycas spp.Cycas, Sago Palm22
Encephalartos spp.Bread trees, Bread palms, Kaffir bread10
Macrozamia spp.Burrawang, Cycads20
Microcycas calocomaPalma corcho00
Microlaena stipoidesWeeping rice grass30
Zamia sppZamia cycads. Pine cone cycad20
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