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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Rosa caninaDog Rose33
Lepidium sativumCress, Gardencress pepperweed31
Vaccinium macrocarponAmerican Cranberry, Cranberry31
Trollius europaeusGlobeflower, Common Globeflower, European Globeflower02
Citrus limonLemon45
Ranunculus ficariaLesser Celandine - Pilewort, Fig buttercup12
Citrus aurantiumBitter Orange, Sour orange, Bergamot orange33
Sorbus aucupariaMountain Ash, European mountain ash22
Cochlearia officinalisScurvy Grass, Spoonwort12
Eugenia unifloraBrazil Cherry43
Hylocereus megalanthusYellow Pitaya43
Litchi chinensisLychee, Litchi52
Malpighia emarginataAcerola, Barbados Cherry40
Malpighia glabraEscobillo, Acerola41
Mangifera indicaMango, Bowen Mango53
Manihot esculentaCassava, Tapioca Plant, Yuca52
Mauritia flexuosaBuriti Palm, Aguaje Palm42
Muntingia calaburaCalabura, Panama berry, Capulin32
Parinari curatellifoliaMbola, Grys Appel42
Parkia biglobosaAfrican Locust Bean42
Passiflora laurifoliaYellow Granadilla42
Phyllanthus emblicaEmblica, Indian Gooseberry35
Physalis peruvianaGoldenberry, Peruvian groundcherry51
Physalis pubescensGround Cherry, Husk tomato41
Plinia caulifloraJaboticaba40
Prunus armeniaca mandschuricaManchurian apricot43
Psidium guajavaGuava, Tropical Guava, Goiaba, Araçá-goiaba52
Sambucus nigra spp canadensisAmerican Elder43
Wolffia globosaKhai Nam40
Citrus hystrixKaffir Lime32
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