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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Agave fourcroydesHenequen01
Agave sisalanaSisal22
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian Walnut12
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alocasia macrorrhizosGiant Taro, Giant Elephant Ear32
Amorpha fruticosaFalse Indigo, False indigo bush12
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Arachis glabrataPerennial peanut10
Arachis pintoiPinto peanut00
Areca catechuBetel Palm, Betel Nut Palm33
Arenga pinnataSolitary Sugar Palm41
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruit54
Artocarpus camansiBreadnut, Kamansi41
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruit52
Arundinaria sppRunning Bamboo31
Arundo donaxGiant Reed, Giant Reed Grass32
Astragalus glycyphyllosMilk Vetch, Licorice milkvetch10
Atriplex canescensGrey Sage Brush, Fourwing saltbush41
Atriplex semibaccataAustralian Saltbush. Australian saltbush, Creeping saltbush20
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Bambusa atraClumping Bamboo. Long pipe bamboo.20
Bambusa bambosGiant Thorny Bamboo33
Bambusa blumeanaSpiny Bamboo. Spiny bamboo, Thorny bamboo20
Bambusa heterostachyaMalay Dwarf Green00
Bambusa nutansNodding Bamboo, Mai bong20
Bambusa oldhamiiRyoku-Chiku, Giant Timber Bamboo, Oldham's Bamboo20
Bambusa pervariabilisClumping Bamboo30
Bambusa polymorphaBurmese bamboo, Jama Betua20
Bambusa textilisClumping Bamboo. Weaver's bamboo30
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