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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam Fir13
Agathis dammaraAmboina Pine00
Agathis macrophyllaDakua00
Agathis robustaQueensland Kauri00
Allanblackia floribundaVegetable Tallow. Tallow tree32
Araucaria araucanaMonkey Puzzle Tree51
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruit52
Azorella caespitosa 21
Azorella yareta 00
Callitris columellarisWhite Cypress-Pine00
Callitris endlicheriRed Cypress-Pine01
Cedrus libaniCedar Of Lebanon11
Chamaecyparis lawsonianaLawson Cypress, Port orford cedar, Oregon Cedar, Port Orford Cedar, Lawson's Cypress01
Cistus creticusRock Rose, Cretan rockrose22
Cistus ladaniferLabdanum, Common gum cistus22
Dacrycarpus dacrydioidesKahikatea20
Dorema ammoniacumAmmoniacum03
Encelia farinosaBrittle Bush, Brittlebush, Incienso21
Juniperus communisJuniper, Common juniper33
Juniperus communis nanaJuniper33
Lagarostrobus frankliniiHuon Pine20
Larix deciduaLarch, European Larch, Common Larch23
Larix gmeliniiDahurian Larch, Kurile larch00
Larix laricinaTamarack, Hackmatack, American Larch22
Larix x marschlinsiiDunkeld Hybrid Larch00
Liquidambar formosanaFormosan Gum, Chinese Sweet Gum, Formosa Sweet Gum03
Liquidambar orientalisOriental Sweet Gum23
Liquidambar styracifluaSweet Gum, Red Gum, American Sweet Gum, Red Sweet Gum,23
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