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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies delavayi 00
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia. Timbre. Fernleaf Acacia23
Acacia catechuCutch tree, Catechu acacia12
Acacia concinnaShikakai, Soap-Pod21
Acacia dealbataMimosa, Silver wattle20
Acacia decurrensGreen Wattle21
Acacia farnesianaSweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, Huisache22
Acacia mearnsiiBlack Wattle, Late black wattle13
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwood, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia, Blackwood Acacia21
Acacia pycnanthaGolden Wattle20
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Acer ginnalaAmur Maple10
Acer spicatumMountain Maple22
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Aegle marmelosBael Tree, Golden Apple, Bengal Quince33
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Afzelia xylocarpaMakha Tree, Cambodia Beng Tree22
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian Walnut12
Albizia proceraWhite Siris, Tall Albizia, Forest Siris12
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country Walnut33
Allocasuarina littoralisBlack She Oak, Bull Oak, Wayetuck10
Alnus acuminataAlder02
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White Alder00
Alnus jorullensisMexican alder, Evergreen Alder00
Alnus rhombifoliaWhite Alder12
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
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