Scientific Names

Abelmoschus esculentus - crop
Abelmoschus sagittifolius - ornamental
Acacia auriculiformis - ornamental
Acacia cornigera - ornamental
Acacia mangium - ornamental, forestry
Acalypha chamaedrifolia - ornamental
Acalypha godseffiana - ornamental
Acalypha hispida - ornamental
Acalypha wilkesiana - ornamental
Acanthus montanus - ornamental
Achillea millefolium - medicinal
Adansonia digitata - ornamental
Adenium obesum - ornamental
Adenanthera pavonina - ornamental, shade
Agave americana - ornamental, curiosity
Agave angustifolia - ornamental
Agave desmettiana - ornamental
Agave franzosini - ornamental
Agave parryi - ornamental
Agave sisalana - ornamental, handicraft
Agave tequilana - ornamental
Aglaonema species - ornamental
Albizia lebbeck - ornamental
Alcea rosea - ornamental
Aleurites moluccanus - curiosity
Allamanda cathartica - ornamental
Allamanda neriifolia - ornamental
Allamanda violacea - ornamental
Allium fistulosum - crop, medicinal
Allium tuberosum - crop
Alocasia cucullata - ornamental
Alocasia macrorrhizos - ornamental
Alocasia plumbea - ornamental
Alocasia sanderiana - ornamental
Aloe vera - medicinal
Alpinia galanga - crop
Alpinia purpurata - ornamental
Alpinia vittata (sanderae) - ornamental
Alpinia zerumbet - ornamental, medicinal
Alsomitra sarcophylla - ornamental
Alternanthera ficoidea (bettzickiana, amoena) - ornamental
Alternanthera brasiliana - ornamental, medicinal
Amaranthus cruentus (paniculatus) - ornamental
Amaranthus dubius - crop
Amaranthus hybridus? - crop
Ambrosia hispida - medicinal
Anacardium occidentale - crop
Ananas bracteatus - ornamental
Ananas comosus - crop, medicinal
Angelonia angustifolia - ornamental
Annona muricata - crop, medicinal
Annona reticulata - crop
Annona squamosa - crop, medicinal
Anthurium andraeanum - ornamental
Apium graveolens - crop
Aptenia species - ornamental
Arachis hypogaea - crop
Arachnis species - ornamental
Araucaria cunninghamii - ornamental
Araucaria heterophylla - ornamental
Arecastrum romanzoffianum - ornamental
Argyreia nervosa - ornamental
Aristolochia constricta - medicinal
Aristolochia elegans - ornamental
Aristolochia trilobata - medicinal
Artemisia vulgaris - medicinal
Artocarpus altilis - crop, medicinal
Artocarpus camansi - crop
Artocarpus heterophyllus - crop
Asclepias physocarpa - ornamental
Ascocenda - ornamental
Asparagus densiflorus - ornamental
Asparagus setaceus - ornamental
Aster species - ornamental
Asystasia gangetica - ornamental
Averrhoa bilimbi - fruit crop
Averrhoa carambola - fruit crop
Axonopus compressus - lawn grass
Ayapana triplinervis - medicinal
Azadirachta indica - medicinal etc.
Bactris gasipaes - ornamental
Bambusa multiplex - ornamental
Bambusa vulgaris - many uses
Barleria cristata - ornamental
Barleria lupulina - ornamental
Barleria repens - ornamental
Barringtonia asiatica - ornamental
Basella alba - vrop
Bauhinia acuminata - ornamental
Bauhinia x blakeana - ornamental
Bauhinia galpinii - ornamental
Bauhinia monandra - ornamental
Bauhinia purpurea - ornamental
Bauhinia tomentosa - ornamental
Bauhinia variegata - ornamental
Begonia species - ornamental
Begonia obliqua - ornamental
Belamcanda chinensis - ornamental
Beloperone guttata - ornamental
Beta vulgaris - crop
Billbergia pyramidalis - ornamental
Bismarckia nobilis - ornamental
Bixa orellana - ornamental, crop
Bletia purpurea - crop
Bougainvillea × buttiana - ornamental
Brassica juncea - crop
Brassica oleracea - crop
Brassica rapa - crop
Breynia disticha - ornamental
Bromeliaceae - ornamental
Brownea grandiceps - ornamental
Brugmansia × candida - ornamental
Brunfelsia americana - ornamental
Brya buxifolia - ornamental
Bryophyllum pinnatum - ornamental, med
Buddleia davidii - ornamental
Caesalpinia pulcherrima - ornamental
Cajanus cajan - crop, med
Caladium bicolor - ornamental
Caladium humboldtii - ornamental
Marantaceae includes Calathea, Ctenanthe, Maranta and Stromanthe species.
Calathea allouia - crop
Calathea concinna - ornamental
Calathea crotalifera - ornamental
Calathea insignis - ornamental
Calathea loeseneri - ornamental
Calathea ornata - ornamental
Calathea roseopicta - ornamental
Calathea rufibarba - ornamenta
Calathea zebrina - ornamental
Calliandra calothyrsus - forestry
Calliandra haematocephala - ornamental
Calliandra surinamensis - ornamental
Callisia fragrans - ornamental
Callisia repens - ornamental
Callistemon viminalis - ornamental
Calophyllum antillanum - forestry
Calotropis gigantea - ornamental
Calotropis procera - ornamental
Cananga odorata - ornamental, perfume
Canavalia ensiformis - magical
Canna indica - crop, medicine
Canna species - ornamental
Cannabis sativa - medicinal
Capsicum annuum - crop
Capsicum chinense - crop
Capsicum frutescens - crop
Carissa macrocarpa - ornamental
Carica papaya - crop
Caryota mitis - ornamental
Cascabela thevetia - ornamental
Cassia fistula - ornamental
Cassia fruticosa - ornamental
Cassia javanica - ornamental
Casuarina equisetifolia - ornamental
Catharanthus roseus - ornamental, medicinal
Cattleya species - ornamental
Cavanillea philippensis - crop
Celosia argentea var. argentea - ornamental
Celosia argentea var. cristata - ornamental
Celosia argentea var. argentea - ornamental
Celosia argentea var. cristata - ornamental
Cenchrus alopecuroides - ornamental
Cenchrus setaceum - ornamental
Centratherum punctatum - ornamental, folk
Cereus hexagonus - ornamental
Cestrum nocturnum - ornamental
Chamaedorea elegans - ornamental
Chaptalia nutans - medicinal
Chlorophytum cosmosum - ornamental
Chorisia speciosa - ornamental
Chorisia speciosa - ornamental
Chrysalidocarpus lutescens - ornamental
Chrysophyllum cainito - crop
Chrysopogon zizanioides - soil
Chrysothemis pulchella - ornamental
Cinnamomum verum - crop
Cissus quadrangula - ornamental
Cissus rotundifolia - ornamental
Citrullus lanatus - crop
Citrus × aurantiifolia - crop
Citrus × aurantium - crop
Citrus × limettioides - crop
Citrus maxima - crop
Citrus medica - crop
Citrus × paradisi - crop
Citrus × sinensis - crop
Clerodendrum paniculatum - ornamental
Clerodendrum quadriloculare - ornamental
Clerodendrum speciosissimum - ornamental
Clerodendrum ugandense - ornamental
Clerodendrum × speciosum - ornamental
Clitoria ternatea - ornamental
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius - crop
Coccothrinax barbadensis - handicraft
Cochlospermum vitifolium - ornamental
Cocos nucifera - crop, handicraft, medicinal
Codiaeum variegatum - crop, handicraft, medicinal
Coffea arabica - crop
Coffea canephora - crop
Coffea liberica - crop
Cola acuminata - crop
Colocasia esculenta - crop
Colubrina arborescens - crop
Colubrina elliptica - crop
Combretum rotundifoliuma - ornamental
Commelina species - ornamental
Congea tomentosa - ornamental
Conocarpus erectus - ornamental
Consolea - ornamental
Cordyline fruticosa - ornamental
Cordia sebestena - ornamental
Coriandrum sativum - crop
Corypha umbraculifera - ornamental
Cosmos caudatus - ornamental
Cosmos sulphureus - ornamental
Costus sanguineus - ornamental
Costus speciosus - ornamental
Costus woodsonii - ornamental
Couroupita guianensis - ornamental
Crescentia cujete - craft
Crinum asiaticum - ornamental
Crinum bulbispermums - ornamental
Crinum zeylanicum - ornamental
Crossandra infundibuliformiss - ornamental
Cryptostegia madagascariensis - ornamental
Cryptanthus zonatus - ornamental
Ctenanthe setosa - ornamental
Cucumis anguria - crop
Cucumis melo - crop
Cucumis sativus - crop
Cucurbita moschata - crop
Cucurbita pepo - crop
Cucumis sativus - crop
Cuphea species - ornamental
Cuphea hyssopifolia - ornamental
Cuphea melvilla - ornamental
Cupressus lusitanica - ornamental
Cupressus sempervivens - ornamental
Curcuma longa - crop
Cycas circinalis - ornamental
Cycas revoluta - ornamental
Cymbopogon citratus - crop
Cyperus articulatus - herbal
Cyperus involucratus - ornamental
Cyperus papyrus - ornamental
Cyrtostachys lakka - ornamental
Dalbergia sissoo - forestry
Datura metel - ornamental
Daucus carota - crop
Delonix regia - crop
Dendrobium - ornamental
Derris indica - ornamental
Dictyosperma album - ornamental
Dieffenbachia seguine - ornamental
Dioscorea alata - crop
Dioscorea bulbifera - crop
Dioscorea cayennensis - crop
Dioscorea esculenta - crop
Dioscorea trifida - crop
Diospyros blancoi - crop
Diospyros digyna - crop
Dipteryx odorata - crop
Doritis pulcherrima - ornamental
Dovyalis hebecarpa - crop
Dracaena fragrans - ornamental
Dracaena godseffiana - ornamental
Dracaena marginata - ornamental
Dracaena sanderiana - ornamental
Dracaena - see also Sansevieria and Pleomele
Duranta erecta - ornamental
Dypsis decaryi - ornamental
Dysphania ambrosioides - herbal
Eichhornia crassipes - ornamental
Elaeis guineensis - ornamental
Enterolobium cyclocarpum - ornamental
Epaltes brasiliensis - herbal
Epidendrum fulgens - ornamental
Epiphyllum oxypetalums - ornamental
Epipremnum pinnatum - ornamental
Episcia species - ornamental
Eranthemum pulchellum - ornamental
Eriobotrya japonica - crop
Eryngium foetidum - crop
Erythrina corallodendron - boundary
Erythrina fusca - cocoa shade
Erythrina poeppigiana - cocoa shade
Erythrina variegata - cocoa shade, ornamental, windbreak
Etlingera elatior - ornamental
Eucalyptus alba - ornamental
Eucalyptus deglupta - ornamental
Eucalyptus robusta - forestry
Eucharis amazonica - ornamental
Eugenia uniflora - crop
Euphorbia cotinifolia - ornamental
Euphorbia cyathophora - ornamental
Euphorbia guentheri - ornamental
Euphorbia lactea - ornamental
Euphorbia leucocephala - ornamental
Euphorbia milii - ornamental
Euphorbia neriifolia - ornamental
Euphorbia pulcherrima - ornamental
Euphorbia tirucalli - ornamental
Euphorbia tithymaloides - ornamental
Euphorbia triangularis - ornamental
Euphorbia trigonata - ornamental
Evolvulus glomeratus - ornamental
Excoecaria bicolor - ornamental
Ficus benjamina - ornamental
Ficus bennendijkii 'alii' - ornamental
Ficus cairica - ornamental, crop
Ficus elastica - ornamental
Ficus lyrata - ornamental
Ficus microcarpa - ornamental
Ficus pumila - ornamental
Ficus religiosa - ornamental
Fittonia albivenis - ornamental
Flacourtia jangomas - crop
Furcraea tuberos - ornamental
Gaillardia species - ornamental
Galphimia gracilis - ornamental
Gazania species - ornamental
Gerbera jamesonii - ornamental
Gibasis geniculata - ornamental
Gladiolus species - ornamental
Gloriosa superba - ornamental
Gloxinia perennis - ornamental
Glycine max - crop
Gmelina arborea - forestry
Gmelina philippensis - ornamental
Gomphrena globosa - ornamental
Graptopetalum paraguayense - ornamental
Graptophyllum pictum - ornamental
Grevillea robusta - ornamental
Guaiacum officinale - ornamental
Gynandropsis speciosa - ornamental
Gynura aurantiaca - ornamental
Gynura bicolor - ornamental

Gazania species Haemanthus multiflorus Hamelia patens Hedychium flavum Helianthus annuus Heliconia caribaea Heliconia caribaea x bihai Heliconia chartacea Heliconia indica Heliconia latispatha Heliconia psittacorum Heliconia psittacorum x spathocircinata Heliconia rostrata Heliconia stricta Heliconia trichocarpa Heliconia wagneriana Hemigraphis alternata Heptapleurum arboricola Hernandia sonora Heterotis rotundifolia Hevea brasiliensis Hibiscus acetosella Hibiscus mutabilis Hibiscus radiatus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis v. rosa Hibiscus rosa-sinensis v. schiz Hibiscus sabdariffa Hippeastrum puniceum Hippobroma longiflora Holmskioldia sanguinea Holmskioldia tettensis Hosta species Hoya carnosa Huernia schneideriana Hura crepitans Hydnocarpus anthelminthica Hydrangea macrophylla Hylocereus undatus Hymenocallis caribaea Hyophorbe verchaffeltii Hypoestes phyllostachya Impatiens balsamina Impatiens walleriana Ipomoea alba Ipomoea aquatica Ipomoea batatas Ipomoea carnea Ipomoea horsfalliae Ipomoea quamoclit Ipomoea tricolor Iresine herbstii Iresine species Ixora dwarf Ixora chinensis Ixora coccinea Ixora finlaysoniana Ixora javanica Jacaranda mimosifolia Jasminum fluminense Jasminum grandifolium Jasminum humile Jasminum laurifolium Jasminum multiflorum Jatropha curcas Jatropha integerrima Jatropha multifida Jatropha podagrica Justicia betonica Justicia gendarussa Justicia pectoralis Kalanchoe Kalanchoe crenata Lablab purpureus Lactuca species Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia speciosa Lagenaria siceraria Lantana camara Lantana montevidensis Lawsonia inermis Lecythis pisonis Leea coccinea Leucaena leucocephala Licuala grandis Ligustrum sinense Lippia micromera Litchi sinensis Livistona chinensis Livistona rotundifolia Lonicera species Luffa acutangula Majidea zanguebarica Malpighia emarginata Malvaviscus penduliflorus Mammea americana Mammillaria prolifera Mandevilla splendens Mangifera indica Manihot esculenta Manilkara zapota Maranta arundinacea Maranta species Mascagnia macroptera Medinilla magnifica Megaskepasma erythrochlamys Melicoccus bijugatus Mentha species Merremia tuberosa Mimusops commersonii Mirabilis jalapa Momordica cochinchinensis Monstera deliciosa Moringa oleifera Mucuna pruriens Murraya paniculata Musa mannii Musa ornata Musa × paradisiaca Musa velutina Musa zebrina Musella lasiocarpa Mussaenda erythrophylla Mussaenda frondosa Mussaenda philippica Mussaenda x rosea Mussaenda treutleri Myristica fragrans Nasturtium officinale Nelumbo nucifera Neoalsomitra sarcophylla Neomarica caerulea Neomarica longifolia Nerium oleander Neoalsomitra sarcophylla Nicotiana tabacum Nolina recurvata Norantea guianensis Nymphaea caerulea Nymphaea species Nymphoides indica Ocimum basilicum Odontonema cuspidatum Ophiopogon species Oplismenus hirtellus Opuntia brasiliensis Opuntia cochenillifera Opuntia ficus-indica Opuntia microdasys Opuntia polyacantha Opuntia rufida Opuntia tuna Opuntia vulgaris Origanum marjorana Orthosiphon aristatus Oryza sativa Oxalis frutescens Oxalis latifolia Pachira glabra Pachypodium lamerei Pachystachys lutea Pachystachys spicata Pandanus tectorius Pandanus utilis Pandanus veitchii Parkinsonia aculeata Parkia pedunculata Parmentiera edulis Passiflora coccinea Passiflora edulis Passiflora quadrangularis Pelargonium zonale Peltophorum pterocarpum Pennisetum alopecuroides Pennisetum setaceum Pentas lanceolata Peperomia argyreia Peperomia obtusifolia Peperomia species Peperomia scandens Peperomia serpens Pereskia corrugata Persea americana Petroselinum crispum Petunia species Pfaffia iresinoides Phalaenopsis species Phaseolus lunatus Phaseolus vulgaris Philodendron bipinnatifidum Philodendron erubescens Philodendron lacerum Philodendrom sagittifolium Philodendron selloum Philodendron xanadu Phoenix canariensis Phoenix dactylifera Phoenix roebelenii Phryganocydia corymbosa Phyllanthus acidus Pilea species Pilea cadierei Pilea depressa Pilea microphylla Pimenta dioica Pinus caribaea Piper nigrum Pistia stratiotes Pithecellobium dulce Pittosporum tobira Plantago major Platycladus orientalis Plectranthus amboinicus Plectranthus barbatus Plectranthus caninus Plectranthus verticillatus Pleomele angustifolia Pleomele reflexa Plumbago auriculata Plumbago coccinea Plumeria pudica Plumeria rubra Podocarpus species Podranea ricasoliana Pogostemon cablin Polyalthia longifolia Polyscias filicifolia Polyscias fruticosa Polyscias grandifolia Polyscias guilfoylei Polyscias obtusa Polyscias pinnata Polyscias scutellaria Poranopsis paniculata Portulaca grandiflora Portulaca oleracea Portulaca umbraticola Pouteria campechiana Pouteria sapota Pritchardia pacifica Prosopis juliflora Pseuderanthemum carruthersii Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides Psidium guajava Psophocarpus tetragonolobus Ptychosperma macarthurii Punica granatum Quisqualis indica Radermachera sinica Raphanus sativus Ravenala madagascariensis Rhapis excelsa Rhapis humilis Rhipsalis salicornioides Rhododendron simsii Ricinus communis Rondeletia odorata Rosa canina Rosa species Rosmarinus officinalis Roystonea oleracea Roystonea regia Ruellia simplex Russelia equisetiformis Ruttya species Sabal causiarum Sabal mauritiiformis Sabinea carinalis Saccharum officinarum Saintpaulia ionantha Salvia officinalis Salvia splendens Samanea saman Sambucus canadensis Sanchezia parvibracteata Sansevieria cylindrica Sansevieria gracilis Sansevieria hyacinthoides Sansevieria trifasciata Scadoxus multiflorus Scaevola taccada Schefflera actinophylla Schefflera elegantissima Scutellaria longifolia Sechium edule Seemania sylvatica Selenicereus anthonyanus Selenicereus grandiflorus Senna fruticosa Senna multijuga Senna siamea Sesbania grandiflora Sinningia eriantha Solandra longiflora Solanum lycopersicum Solanum melongena Solenostemon scutellarioides Sorghum bicolor Spathodea campanulata Spathiphyllum Spondias dulcis Spondias purpurea Stachytarpheta urticifolia Stapelia nobilis Stephanotis floribunda Strelitzia reginae Strobilanthes dyerianus Strophanthus gratus Strongylodon macrobotrys Swietenia macrophylla Swietenia mahagoni Syagrus amara Symphytum officinale Syngonium podophyllum Syzygium aromaticum Syzygium cumini Syzygium malaccense Syzygium samarangense Tabebuia argentea Tabebuia caraiba Tabebuia chrysantha Tabebuia ochracea Tabebuia rosea Tabebuia serratifolia Tabernaemontana divaricata Tagetes erecta Tagetes species Talinum paniculatum Talinum fruticosum Talipariti elatum Talipariti tiliaceum Tamarix gallica Tamarindus indica Tanacetum vulgare Tecoma stans Tectona grandis Terminalia catappa Theobroma cacao Thespesia populnea Thevetia peruviana Thrinax species Thunbergia erecta Thunbergia grandiflora Thymus vulgaris Tibouchina multiflora Tibouchina urvilleana Tinospora crispa Tithonia diversifolia Tithonia rotundifolia Tradescantia pallida Tradescantia spathacea Tradescantia zebrina Trichosanthes cucumerina Triplaris species Triphasia trifolia Tristellateia australasiae Turnera subulata Turnera ulmifolia Urechites lutea Vanda species Vanda (Papilionanthe) teres Vangueria madagascariensis Vanilla planifolia Veitchia merrillii Verbena Vigna radiata Vigna unguiculata Vitex agnus-castus Vitis tiliifolia Wedelia calycina Wodyetia bifurcata Xanthosoma brasiliense Xanthosoma sagittifolium Xanthosoma violaceum Xiphidium caeruleum Yucca aloifolia Zamia furfuracea Zamioculcas zamiifolia Zamia species Zea mays Zephyranthes candida Zephyranthes citrina Zephyranthes puertoricensis Zephyranthes rosea Zingiber officinale Zingiber spectabile Zingiber zerumbet Zinnia violacea Ziziphus mauritiana Zoysia tenuifolia Zygocactus species

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