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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of HeavenSimaroubaceaeA. glandulosa. Toxicodendron altissimum.13
Brucea antidysentericaWaginosSimaroubaceaeBrucea abyssinica Spreng. Brucea ferruginea L'H?r. Brucea salutaris A.Chev.14
Picrasma excelsaJamaican QuassiaSimaroubaceaePicraena excelsa (Sw.) Lindl. Quassia excelsa Sw.24
Picrasma quassioidesNigakiSimaroubaceae 12
Quassia amaraBitterwood, Amargo BarkSimaroubaceaeQuassia alatifolia Stokes Quassia officinalis Rich.24
Simarouba amaraParadise tree, bitterwoodSimaroubaceaeQuassia simaruba L.f. Simarouba opaca (Engl.) Radlk. ex Engl. Zwingera amara (Aubl.) Willd.34
Simarouba glaucaParadise Tree, Bitterwood, Dysentery-barkSimaroubaceae 34
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