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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Astragalus gummiferTragacanth, Gum tragacanth milkvetch23
Bletilla striataHyacinth Orchid, Urn orchid, Hyacinth Bletilla, Hardy Orchid, Chinese Ground Orchid03
Canna edulisAchira, Indian shot30
Cydonia oblongaQuince42
Eremurus spectabilis 20
Linum usitatissimumFlax, Common flax43
Schisandra chinensisMagnolia Vine, Wu Wei Zi45
Solanum tuberosumPotato, Irish potato52
Triticum aestivumBread Wheat, Common wheat42
Xanthorrhoea australisGrasstree21
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