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Plant Database


Common Names A - B

Acacia Tree, African Hibiscus, African Malve, African (Wild) Mango, African Marigold, African Prune, Alfalfa, Almonds, Aloe Vera, Amaranth, Annato, Apple, Apricot, Arrowroot, Artemisinin, Artichoke, Asthma Weed, Ashwagandha, Aspilia, Avocado, Balsam, Bamboo, Banana, Basil, Beets, Beniseed, Bitter Apple, Bitter Leaf, Black Walnut, Bougainvillea, Brazilian Paw Paw, Breadfruit, Burdock, Bush Mango


Common Names C

Cabbage, Calabash Gourd Tree, Carob, Carrot, Cashew, Cassava, Cassia, Catnip, Cat’s Claw, Cayenne Peppers, Celery, Chamomile, Chaya, Cinchona, Cilantro (Coriander), Cinnamon, Cloves, Cocoa, Cocoa Yams, Coconut, Coffee, Coffee Senna, Cola Nut, Cotton Tree, Comfrey, Corn, Cranberry, Craw-Craw, Cucumber, Curcumin (Tumeric), Custard Apple


Common Names D - H

Dandelion, Dikka Nut (Dikanut), Dill, Drumstick Tree, Echinacea, Elemi, Elderberry, Elephant Grass, Espelette Chile Pepper, Eucalyptus, Evening Primrose, Fennel, Fenugreek, Feverfew, Flaxseed, Garden Egg, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Gotu Kola, Grapefruit, Grovoila, Guava, Hibiscus, Horseradish


Common Names I - L

Iba Tree, Indian Snakeroot, Irish Potato, Irvingia, Jamaica Mountain Sage, Jamaica Sorrel, Jimson Weed, Kalanchoe, Kelp, Kola, Lantana, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Grass, Leucena, Licorice, Lime, Locust Bean Tree


Common Names M - P

Maize, Mango, Marshmallow, Melon, Mexican Sunflower, Milk Thistle, Mint, Mistletoe, Monkey Bread, Moringa, Mutamba, Neem, Nutmeg, Okra, Olive Oil, Onion, Orange, Oregano, Palm, Papaya, Parsley, Passion Fruit, Paullinie, Paw-Paw, Peanut, Periwinkle, Pili-Pili Pepper, Piment, Pineapple, Plantain, Pomegranate, Potato, Psyllium, Pumpkin  


Common Names Q - T

Quinine, Rice, Ringworm Bush, Roselle, Rosemary, Safou (African Prune), Sage, Sasaparilla, Saw Palmetto, Sesame, Slippery Elm, Sodom Apple, Soursop, Soybean, Spanish Flag Flower, Spilanthes, Squash, Stevia, Stink Weed, Stinking Pea, St. John’s Wort, Sugar Cane, Surinam Tea Plant, Sweet Potato, Swizzle Stick Tree, Temarind, Tephrosia, Thorn Apple, Thyme, Tithonia, Tree Marigold, Tomato, Tumeric (Curcumin), Tomato


Common Names U - Z

Umbrella Tree, Verbena, Vernonia, Walnut, Wasabi, Watermelon, Wild Sage, Wormwood, Yams, Yams (Cocoa), Yarrow


Index of Latin Names

A

allium cepa

allium sativum

aloe arborescens

aloe barbadensis  

aloe ferox

aloe vera

anacardium occidentale

annona muricata

arachis hypogaea

artemisia annua

artocarpus communis

aspilia africana


B

bougainvillea glabra


C

capsicum annuum

capsicum frutescens

carica papaya

cassia occidentalis

citrus aurantifolia

citrus limon

citrus sinensis

cnidoscolus chayamansa

cocos nucifera

coffee arabica

coffee robusta

cola acuminata

cola nitida

crescentia cujete

cymbopogon citratus


D

dacryodes edulis

daucus carota


E

elaeis guineensis


H

hibiscus sabdariffa


I

irvingia gabonensis


M

mangifera indica

manihot utilissima

manihot esculenta

moringa oleifera

moringa stenopetala

musaceae sapientum

musaceae paradisiaca


N

nepeta cataria


O

ocimum basilicum

oryza sativa


P

parkia biglobosa

passiflora incarnata

persea americana

petroselinum crispum

psidium guajava


S

senna occidentalis

sesamum indicum

solanum incanum


T

theobroma cacao

tithonia diversifolia


V

vernonia ambigua

vernonia amygdalina


Z

zea mays

zingiber officinale