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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aechmea magdalenaePingwing. Ixtle, Pita plantBromeliaceaeAnanas magdalenae (Andre) Standl. ex Standl. & S.Calderen Bromelia longissima Pos.-Arang. Bromelia magdalenae (Andre) C.H.Wright Chevaliera magdalenae Andre Chevalieria magdalenae Andre30
Ananas comosusPineappleBromeliaceaeAnanas ananas (L.) H.Karst. ex Voss Ananas argentata J.C.Wendl. ex Schult. & Schult.f. Ananas aurata52
Azadirachta indicaNeemMeliaceaeAntelaea azadirachta (L.) Adelbert. Melia azadirachta L. Melia indica Brandis.24
Bromelia karatasAnanas pingouin, Karatas, CamburitoBromeliaceaeBromelia acanga L. Bromelia acaulis Stokes Bromelia caratas Hill Bromelia plumieri (E.Morren) L.B.Sm. Karatas karatas (L.) Voss Karatas lagopus E.Morren ex Devans. Karatas plumieri E.Morren Nidularium karatas (L.) Lem.32
Bromelia pinguinPinuela. PinguinBromeliaceaeAgallostachys fastuosa (Lindl.) Beer Agallostachys pinguin (L.) Beer Ananas pinguin (L.) Gaertn. Bromelia fastuosa Lindl. Bromelia ignea Beer Bromelia sepiaria Schult. & Schult.f. Karatas pinguin (L.) Mill.30
Bromelia serraBayonet bromeliadBromeliaceaeBromelia lindmanii Mez Karatas laciniosa Lindm. Karatas serra (Griseb.) Burkill Rhodostachys argentina Baker10
Carapa guianensisAndirobaMeliaceaeAmapa guinaensis (Aubl.) Steud. Carapa latifolia Willd. ex C.DC. Carapa macrocarpa Ducke Carapa nica04
Cedrela fissilisCedro, Cigar Box TreeMeliaceaeCedrela barbata C.DC. Cedrela brasiliensis A.Juss. Cedrela brunellioides Rusby.Cedrela elliptica Riz02
Cedrela odorataCedar Wood, West Indian Cedar, SpanishCedar, Cigar-box Cedar, Cedro HembraMeliaceaeCedrela dugesii Watson Cedrela glaziovii C.DC. Cedrela guianensis A.Juss. Cedrela longipes Blake Ced12
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichenParmeliaceae 33
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