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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes faureri 11
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Aconitum septentrionale 10
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Actinidia chinensisKiwi42
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Aegle marmelosBael Tree, Golden Apple, Bengal Quince33
Agathis dammaraAmboina Pine00
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alangium platanifoliumAlangium11
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian Walnut12
Albizia proceraWhite Siris, Tall Albizia, Forest Siris12
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Allium flavumSmall Yellow Onion, Ornamental Onion22
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Amianthium muscitoxicumFly Poison01
Amorpha canescensLead Plant22
Amorpha fruticosaFalse Indigo, False indigo bush12
Amorpha nanaDwarf Indigobush, Dwarf false indigo, Dwarf Indigo01
Amorphophallus rivieriDevil's Tongue, Umbrella Arum, Leopard Palm, Snake Palm22
Anabasis aphylla 01
Anacardium occidentaleCashew, Caju53
Anemone vitifolia 02
Anethum graveolensDill43
Annona atemoyaAtemoya50
Annona cherimolaCherimoya, Custard Apple52
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