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Index of Common Names: J
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer palmatumJapanese MapleAceraceaeA. polymorphum20
Achyranthes japonicaJapanese Chaff FlowerAmaranthaceae 03
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshoodRanunculaceaeA carmichaeli wilsonii. A. fischeri. Forbes.&Hemsl. non Rchb.02
Aesculus turbinataJapanese Horse ChestnutHippocastanaceaeAe dissimilis.20
Aleurites cordataJapan Wood-Oil TreeEuphorbiaceae 00
Allium wallichiiJimburAlliaceae 32
Alnus japonicaJapanese AlderBetulaceae 01
Amelanchier canadensisJuneberry, Canadian serviceberry, Serviceberry Downy, Shadblow, Shadbush, ServiceberryRosaceaeA. oblongifolia. Mespilus canadensis.41
Amelanchier intermediaJune berry,Rosaceae 30
Amelasorbus jackiiJack's amelasorbusRosaceae 20
Aralia elataJapanese Angelica Tree, Angelica TreeAraliaceaeDimorphanthus elatus.22
Archidendron jiringaJengkol, JiringaFabaceaeAlbizia jiringa (Jack) Kurz Feuilleea jiringa (Jack) O.Kuntze Inga jiringa Jack ex DC. Inga kaeringa42
Arisaema triphyllumJack In The Pulpit, Dragonroot, Indian TurnipAraceaeA. atrorubens. Blume. Arum triphyllum.32
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruitMoraceaeArtocarpus brasiliensis Gomez. Artocarpus integer Auct. Artocarpus integrifolius Auct. Artocarpus ph52
Atractylodes japonicaJapanese AtractylodesAsteraceae or Compositae 23
Berberis thunbergiiJapanese BarberryBerberidaceae 22
Brassica oleracea palmifoliaJersey KaleBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 30
Bromus japonicusJapanese Chess, Field bromePoaceae or Gramineae 10
Butia capitataJelly Palm, South american jelly palmArecaceae or PalmaeCocos capitata. C. coronata.20
Buxus harlandiiJapanese BoxBuxaceaeB. japonica. Muell-Arg. B. microphylla japonica. (Muell-Arg.)Rehd.&Wils.00
Calystegia hederaceaJapanese false bindweedConvolvulaceae 21
Calystegia pubescensJapanese BindweedConvolvulaceaeC. subvolubilis. non Don.11
Canarium vulgareJava Almond, Kenari NutBurseraceaeCanarium commune Auct.41
Carex kobomugiJapanese sedgeCyperaceaeC. macrocephala. non Willd.10
Carya aquaticaWater HickoryJuglandaceaeJuglans aquatica.10
Caryota urensJaggary Palm, Toddy Palm, Fishtail Wine PalmArecaceae 42
Castanea crenataJapanese ChestnutFagaceaeC. japonica.30
Castanopsis cuspidataJapanese ChinquapinFagaceaeQuercus cuspidata.20
Cephalotaxus harringtoniaJapanese Plum YewCephalotaxaceaeTaxus harringtonia.50
Cephalotaxus harringtonia drupaceaJapanese Plum YewCephalotaxaceaeC. drupacea. C. harringtonia 'Fastigiata'50
Cephalotaxus harringtonia nanaJapanese Plum YewCephalotaxaceaeC. nana. Nak.50
Cercis siliquastrumJudas Tree, RedbudFabaceae or Leguminosae 40
Chaenomeles speciosaJapanese Quince, Flowering quinceRosaceaeC. laganaria. Cydonia lagenaria. Cydonia speciosa. Pyrus japonica. non Thunb.32
Chenopodium botrysJerusalem Oak, Jerusalem oak goosefootChenopodiaceae 22
Clerodendrum japonicumJapanese glorybowerVerbenaceae 11
Coix lacryma-jobiJob's TearsPoaceae or Gramineae 33
Corchorus capsularisJuteTiliaceae 32
Corchorus olitoriusJew's Mallow, Nalta juteTiliaceae 42
Cornus kousaJapanese Dogwood, Kousa dogwood, Chinese Dogwood,Cornaceae 50
Cornus kousa chinensisJapanese DogwoodCornaceaeDendrobenthamia japonica. (Thunb.)Hutch.50
Corylus sieboldianaJapanese HazelBetulaceae 30
Cryptomeria japonicaJapanese Cedar, SugiTaxodiaceaeC. fortunei. Cupressus japonica.01
Cuscuta japonicaJapanese DodderConvolvulaceaeC. systyla.12
Cycas revolutaJapanese Sago Palm, Sago palm, King Sago PalmCycadaceae 22
Cyperus articulatusJointed flatsedge, Priprioca, PiripiriCyperaceaeCyperus corymbosus Rottb.14
Disporum sessileJapanese Fairy BellsColchicaceaeUvularia sessile.10
Echinochloa colonaJungle RicePoaceae or Gramineae 20
Echinochloa frumentaceaJapanese Millet, Billion-dollar grassPoaceae or GramineaePanicum frumentacea.31
Elsholtzia fruticosaJi Gu ChaiLamiaceae or LabiataeE. polystachya.11
Euonymus japonicusJapanese Spindle Tree, Box-leaf Euonymus, Evergreen Euonymus, Japanese EuonymusCelastraceae 11
Eupatorium maculatumJoe Pye Weed, Spotted joe pye weedAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Euterpe edulisJucara Palm, Assai PalmArecaceaeEuterpe egusquizae Bertoni ex Hauman Euterpe espiritosantensis H.Q.B.Fern52
Fagus crenataJapanese BeechFagaceae 20
Fagus japonicaJapanese BeechFagaceae 20
Gnaphalium luteoalbumJersey CudweedAsteraceae or Compositae 11
Gnetum buchholzianumJointfirGnetaceaeThoa buchholziana (Engl.) Doweld42
Helianthus tuberosusJerusalem ArtichokeAsteraceae or Compositae 41
Hovenia dulcisJapanese Raisin TreeRhamnaceaeH. acerba. H. inequalis.32
Humulus japonicusJapanese HopCannabidaceaeH. scandens. (Louriero.)Merrill.21
Hydrophyllum canadenseJohn's Cabbage, Bluntleaf waterleafHydrophyllaceae 30
Ilex crenataJapanese Holly, Box Leaved HollyAquifoliaceae 10
Impatiens capensisJewelweedBalsaminaceaeI. biflora. I. fulva.32
Impatiens glanduliferaJewelweed, Ornamental jewelweedBalsaminaceaeI. roylei.31
Ipomoea jalapaJalapConvolvulaceaeI. purga.03
Ipomoea nilJapanese Morning Glory, Whiteedge morning-gloryConvolvulaceaePharbitis nil02
Iris ensataJapanese Water IrisIridaceaeI. kaempferi. I. lactea.11
Jasminum grandiflorumJasminOleaceaeJasminum aureum D.Don Jasminum catalonicum DC. Jasminum floribundum R.Br. ex Fresen. Jasminum hispan33
Jasminum humileYellow JasmineOleaceaeJ. bignoniaceum. Wall.11
Jasminum nudiflorumWinter-Flowering Jasmin, Winter jasmineOleaceaeJ. sieboldianum.01
Jasminum officinaleJessamine, Poet's jasmineOleaceae 22
Jeffersonia diphyllaTwinleaf, Rheumatism RootBerberidaceaeJ. binata. Podophyllum diphyllum.02
Jubaea chilensisChilean Wine Palm, Chile cocopalmArecaceae or PalmaeJ. spectabilis. Cocos chilensis30
Juglans ailanthifoliaJapanese WalnutJuglandaceaeJ. allardiana. J. correctata. J. lavellei. J. mirabunda. J. sachalinense. J. sieboldiana. non Goeppe31
Juglans majorArizona WalnutJuglandaceaeJ. microcarpa major. J. rupestris major. J. torreyi.20
Juglans microcarpaTexas Walnut, Little walnut, Stewart's little walnutJuglandaceaeJ. nana. J. rupestris.20
Juglans neotropicaAndean WalnutJuglandaceaeJugans andina Triana & Cortés Juglans columbiensis Dode Juglans equatoriensis Linden Juglans granate32
Juglans regia fallaxWalnutJuglandaceaeJ. duclouxiana. Dode.30
Juglans regia kamaoniaWalnutJuglandaceaeJ. kamaonia. Dode.33
Juglans sinensis JuglandaceaeJ. regia sinensis. DC.31
Juncus effususSoft Rush, Common rush, Lamp rush, Pacific rushJuncaceaeJ. communis effusus.12
Juncus inflexusHard Rush, European meadow rushJuncaceaeJ. glaucus. Sibth.00
Juniperus chinensisChinese Juniper, Sargent juniperCupressaceaeJ. sheppardii. J. sphaerica.02
Juniperus communisJuniper, Common juniperCupressaceaeJuniperus albanica. Juniperus argaea. Juniperus compressa. Juniperus kanitzii.33
Juniperus communis nanaJuniperCupressaceaeJ. nana. Willd. J. sibirica. Burgsdorf.33
Juniperus confertaShore JuniperCupressaceaeJ. littoralis.20
Juniperus deppeanaAligator JuniperCupressaceaeJ. pachyphlaea. J. deppeana pachyphlaea. (Torr.)Martinez.30
Juniperus excelsaGrecian JuniperCupressaceaeJ. macropoda. Boiss.21
Juniperus occidentalisWestern JuniperCupressaceaeJ. pyriformis.32
Juniperus osteospermaDesert Juniper, Utah juniperCupressaceaeJ. californica utahensis. J. utahensis.22
Juniperus recurvaHimalayan JuniperCupressaceaeJ. religiosa. J. repanda.11
Juniperus scopulorumRocky Mountain Juniper, Weeping Rocky Mountian Juniper, Colorado Red CedarCupressaceaeJ. virginiana scopulorum. (Sarg.)Lemmon.32
Juniperus squamataFlaky JuniperCupressaceaeJ. recurva squamata.01
Juniperus tetragona CupressaceaeJ. mexicana.20
Kalimeris pinnatifidaJapanese AsterAsteraceae or CompositaeAster cantoniensis. Boltonia cantoniensis. (Blume.)Franch.&Savat.10
Koeleria macranthaJune Grass, Prairie JunegrassPoaceae or GramineaeK. cristata. K. gracilis. K. pyramidata. Aira cristata.11
Larix kaempferiJapanese LarchPinaceae 00
Ligustrum japonicumJapanese Privet, Japanese Ligustrum, Waxleaf Ligustrum, Texas Privet, Waxleaf PrivetOleaceae 11
Lithocarpus glaberJapanese OakFagaceaePasania glabra. (Thunb.)Oerst. Quercus glabra. Thunb.10
Lonicera japonicaJapanese HoneysuckleCaprifoliaceaeNintooa japonica. (Thunb.)Sweet.23
Lysimachia christiniaeJin Qian CaoPrimulaceae 02
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