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Index of Common Names: I
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelia trifloraIndian AbeliaCaprifoliaceaeZabelia triflora. (Wallich.)Makino.00
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian Millet, Indian ricegrassPoaceae or GramineaeO. cuspidata. O. membranacea. Stipa hymenoides. S. membranacea.30
Aconitum feroxIndian aconiteRanunculaceae 01
Aesculus indicaIndian Horse ChestnutHippocastanaceaePavia indica.31
Afzelia africanaAfrican MahoganyFabaceaeIntsia africana (Sm. ex Pers.) Kuntze Pahudia africana (Sm. ex Pers.) Prain22
Alchornea castaneifoliaIporuruEuphorbiaceaeAlchornea passargei Pax & K.Hoffm. Hermesia castaneifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Hermesia salicifo04
Alnus cordataItalian AlderBetulaceaeA. cordifolia.00
Amaranthus standleyanusIndehiscent PigweedAmaranthaceaeA. vulgatissimus. Speg.20
Apocynum cannabinumIndian HempApocynaceae 22
Arisaema quinatumIndian Turnip, Jack in the pulpitAraceae 10
Arum italicumItalian lords and ladies, Italian ArumAraceaeA. neglectum. A. modicense. A. numidicum.20
Aster amellusIalian AsterAsteraceae or CompositaeA. amelloides. Besser. A. trinervius. Roxb.22
Astragalus aboriginorumIndian MilkvetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. australis. (L.)Lam.20
Atropa acuminataIndian BelladonnaSolanaceae 03
Attalea maripaInaja, Maripa PalmArecaceaeAttalea cryptanthera Wess.Boer Attalea macropetala (Burret) Wess.Boer Attalea regia (Mart.) Wess.Boe32
Basella albaIndian Spinach, Ceylon spinachBasellaceaeB. cordifolia. B. rubra.42
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard FlowerIridaceaeIris chinensis. Ixia chinensis.13
Betula utilisIndian Paper Birch, Whitebarked Himilayan Birch, Jacquemontii BirchBetulaceaeBetula bhojpattra.02
Brassica rapa dichotomaIndian RapeBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 20
Brassica rapa trilocularisIndian ColzaBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 20
Bumelia tenaxIronwood, Tough bullySapotaceae 20
Calocedrus decurrensIncense Cedar, California Incense CedarCupressaceaeHeyderia decurrens. Libocedrus decurrens. Thuja gigantea. non Nutt.11
Canna indicaIndian ShotCannaceae 42
Carapichea ipecacuanhaIpecacRubiaceaeCallicocca ipecacuanha Brot. Cephaelis acuminata H.Karst. Cephaelis ipecacuanha (Brot.) A.Rich. Evea04
Carpobrotus modestusInland PigfaceAizoaceae 00
Catalpa bignonioidesIndian Bean Tree, Southern catalpaBignoniaceaeC. syringaefolia. Bignonia catalpa. L.02
Centaurea depressaIranian knapweedAsteraceae or CompositaeC. pygmaea20
Centaurea ibericaIberian Star Thistle, Iberian knapweedAsteraceae or Compositae 12
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichenParmeliaceae 33
Chasmanthium latifoliumIndian Woodoats, Wild Oats Grass, North American Wild Oats, Northern Sea Oats, Spanglegrass River OaPoaceae or GramineaeUniola palmeri. Vasey.10
Cirsium brevistylumIndian Thistle, Clustered thistleAsteraceae or Compositae 30
Citrus ichangensisIchang PapedaRutaceae 22
Cliftonia monophyllaIronwood, Buckwheat treeCyrillaceaeC. ligustrina. (Willd.)Spreng. Ptelea monophylla. Lam.00
Coccinia grandisIvy GourdCucurbitaceaeBryonia acerifolia D.Dietr. Bryonia alceifolia Willd. Bryonia barbata Buch.-Ham. ex Cogn.22
Coptis occidentalisIdaho goldthreadRanunculaceae 00
Corylus jacquemontiiIndian Tree HazelBetulaceaeC. colurna jacquemontii. C. lacera.30
Crepis bursifoliaItalian hawksbeardAsteraceae or Compositae 20
Cupressus sempervirensItalian CypressCupressaceae 02
Diospyros celebicaIndonesian Ebony, black ebony, makassar-ebenholtsEbenaceaeSantalum myrtifolium (L) Roxb. Santalum ovatum R.Br. Sirium myrtifolium L.20
Diospyros malabaricaIndian Persimmon, Gaub, Timbiri, Mountain ebonyEbenaceaeDiospyros biflora Blanco Diospyros citrifolia Wall. ex A.DC. Diospyros embryopteris Pers. Diospyros13
Distylium racemosumIsu TreeHamamelidaceae 00
Dittrichia viscosaFalse yellowheadAsteraceae or CompositaeInula viscosa. (L.)Ait.00
Fagraea fragransIronwood, TembusuGentianaceaeFagraea cochinchinensis A.Chev. Fagraea gigantea Ridl. Fagraea sororia J.J.Smith Fagraea wallichiana02
Fragaria nubicolaIndian StrawberryRosaceae 21
Gillenia trifoliataIndian Physic, Bowman's rootRosaceaePorteranthus trifoliatus. (L.)Britt.03
Gynandriris sisyrinchiumSpanish NutIridaceaeIris sisyrinchium.10
Hedera helixIvy, English ivy, Algerian ivy, Baltic Ivy, Common IvyAraliaceaeHedera poetica Salisb. [Illegitimate]03
Hoffmannseggia densifloraIndian Rush-PeaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Idesia polycarpaIdesiaFlacourtiaceaePolycarpa maximowiczii.10
Ilex cassineCassine, Dahoon, Cassine HollyAquifoliaceaeI. caroliniana.11
Ilex glabraInkberryAquifoliaceaePrinos glaber.10
Ilex opacaAmerican HollyAquifoliaceaeI. quercifolia. Meerb.22
Ilex purpurea AquifoliaceaeI. chinensis. Sims.02
Illicium anisatumStar Anise, Chinese Anise,Japanese AniseIlliciaceaeI. religiosum. Sieb.&Zucc.12
Impatiens capensisJewelweedBalsaminaceaeI. biflora. I. fulva.32
Impatiens glanduliferaJewelweed, Ornamental jewelweedBalsaminaceaeI. roylei.31
Impatiens sulcata BalsaminaceaeI. gigantea. Edgew.20
Imperata cylindricaCogongrass, Japanese Blood GrassPoaceae or GramineaeI. arundinacea. Miscanthus arundinacea. Saccharum cylindricum.33
Indigofera arrectaBengal Indigo, Java indigo, Natal indigoFabaceaeIndigofera kisantuensis De Wild. & T.Durand Indigofera scopa De Wild. & T.Durand Indigofera tinctori22
Indigofera cassioides Fabaceae or LeguminosaeI. pulchella. Roxb.11
Indigofera decoraChinese indigoFabaceae or LeguminosaeI. incarnata. Hedysarum incanum. Thunb. 1784. - this does not relate to I. incanum. Hedysarum incarn21
Indigofera hendecaphyllaCreeping indigo, spicate indigo, trailing indigoFabaceaeIndigofera anceps Vahl ex Poir. Indigofera bolusii N.E.Br. Indigofera endecaphylla Jacq. Indigofera00
Indigofera heteranthaIndigo BushFabaceae or LeguminosaeI. dosva. Lindl. non D.Don. I. gerardiana. Baker. I. rubroviolacea.10
Indigofera kirilowiiKirilow's indigo, IndigoFabaceae or LeguminosaeI. macrostachya. Bunge. non Vent. I. koreana. Ohwi.01
Indigofera pseudotinctoriaIndigoFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Indigofera suffruticosaAnil Indigo, Anil de pastoFabaceaeIndigofera anil L.02
Indigofera tinctoriaIndigo, True Indigo, dye indigoFabaceaeAnila tinctoria normalis Kuntze Indigofera anil orthocarpa DC. Indigofera bergii Vatke Indigofera ci22
Inga cinnamomeaInga Assu, Inga AcuFabaceaeFeuilleea cinnamomea (Spruce ex Benth.) Kuntze40
Inga densifloraDensely flowered IngaFabaceaeInga heinei Harms Inga java Pittier Inga langlassei Pittier Inga limonensis Pittier Inga microdonta40
Inga edulisIce Cream Bean, Monkey TamarindFabaceaeFeuilleea conferta (Benth.) Kuntze Feuilleea edulis (Mart.) Kuntze Feuilleea scabriuscula (Benth.) K42
Inga jinicuilIce Cream Bean, JinicuilFabaceaeFeuilleea jinicuil (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze40
Inula conyzaPloughman's SpikenardAsteraceae or CompositaeI. squarrosa. non L. Conyza squarrosa.01
Ipomoea aquaticaSwamp Morning GloryConvolvulaceaeIpomoea reptans Poir.42
Ipomoea jalapaJalapConvolvulaceaeI. purga.03
Ipomoea tricolorMorning Glory, GrannyvineConvolvulaceaeI. rubrocaerulea. Pharbitis rubrocaerulea. P. tricolor.01
Iris decora IridaceaeI. nepalensis. D.Don.01
Iris douglasianaMountain Iris, Douglas irisIridaceaeI. beecheyana. I. watsoniana.00
Iris ensataJapanese Water IrisIridaceaeI. kaempferi. I. lactea.11
Iris filifolia IridaceaeI. juncea.10
Iris germanica florentinaOrris, Orris-rootIridaceaeI. florentina. L.13
Iris macrosiphonBowltube IrisIridaceaeI. amabilis. I. californica. I. elata.01
Iris tenaxTough-Leaf Iris, Klamath irisIridaceaeI. gormanii.01
Iris versicolorBlue Flag, Harlequin blueflagIridaceaeIris boltoniana, Iris caurina, Iris dierinckii, Limniris versicolor.03
Irvingia gabonensisDika NutIrvingiaceaeIrvingia barteri Hook.f. Irvingia caerulea Tiegh. Irvingia duparqueti Tiegh. Irvingia erecta Tiegh.43
Irvingia womboluBitter bush-mangoIrvingiaceaeIrvingia gabonensis wombolu Vermoesen42
Lactuca indicaIndian LettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. amurensis. L. laciniata. L. saligna.32
Lagochilus inebriansIntoxicating MintLamiaceae or Labiatae 12
Lobelia inflataIndian TobaccoCampanulaceaeDortmannia inflata. Lobelia michauxii. Rapuntium inflatum. Rapuntium michauxii03
Lolium multiflorumItalian RyegrassPoaceae or GramineaeL. italicum. L. perenne multiflorum.00
Lonicera caprifoliumItalian Honeysuckle, Italian woodbineCaprifoliaceae 12
Medeola virginianaIndian Cucumber RootTrilliaceae 41
Mesembryanthemum crystallinumIce Plant, Common iceplantAizoaceaeCarpobrotus crystallinum. Cryophytum crystallinum.31
Mezilaurus itaubaItaubaLauraceaeAcrodiclidium anacardioides Meisn. Acrodiclidium itauba Meisn. Endiandra itauba (Meisn.) Benth. & Ho22
Mimusops elengiSpanish Cherry, BakulSapotaceaeImbricaria perroudii Montrouz. Kaukenia elengi (L.) Kuntze Kaukenia javensis (Burck) Kuntze Kaukenia32
Mollugo verticillataIndian Chickweed, Green carpetweedMolluginaceae 11
Monotropa unifloraIndian PipeEricaceae 23
Muscari botryoidesItalian Grape Hyacinth, Common grape hyacinth, White Grape HyacinthHyacinthaceae 10
Octomeles sumatranaIlimo TreeDatiscaceaeThis name is unresolved.22
Orogenia linearifoliaIndian Potato, Great Basin Indian potatoApiaceae or Umbelliferae 40
Osmunda claytonianaInterrupted FernOsmundaceaeO. interrupta.21
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