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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Burchardia umbellataMilkmaidsColchicaceae 20
Colchicum autumnaleAutumn Crocus, Meadow Saffron,Colchicaceae 03
Colchicum bivonae ColchicaceaeC. bowlesianum. C. latifolium. C. sibthorpii. Baker. C. visianii.00
Colchicum luteum Colchicaceae 02
Disporum cantoniense Colchicaceae 21
Disporum sessileJapanese Fairy BellsColchicaceaeUvularia sessile.10
Disporum smilacinum Colchicaceae 20
Disporum trachycarpumFairybellsColchicaceae 21
Disporum viridescens ColchicaceaeUvularia viridescens.10
Gloriosa superbaGloriosa Lily, Climbing Lily, Flame LilyColchicaceaeEugone superba (L.) Salisb. Gloriosa angulata Schumach. Gloriosa cirrhifolia Stokes Gloriosa doniana04
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