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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acanthus mollisBear's BreechesAcanthaceaeA. latifolius.02
Andrographis paniculataGreen Chireta, Creat, Nilavembu, Kirayat, Chuan Xin Lian, King of BittersAcanthaceaeAndrographis subspathulata C.B.Clarke14
Baphicacanthus cusia Acanthaceae 02
Justicia gendarussa AcanthaceaeGendarussa vulgaris. Nees.02
Justicia procumbens Acanthaceae 22
Peristrophe japonica Acanthaceae 01
Rungia klossiiMushroom PlantAcanthaceaeRungia klossii S.Moore is an unresolved name40
Trichanthera giganteaGiant trichanthera, NacaderoAcanthaceaeBesleria surinamensis Miq. Clerodendrum verrucosum Splitg. ex de Vriese Ruellia gigantea Humb. & Bonpl.22
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