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Index of Latin Names: L
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Blechnum spicantHard Fern, Deer fernBlechnaceaeLomaria spicant.21
Cardaria drabaHoary Cress, WhitetopBrassicaceae or CruciferaeLepidium draba.21
Cardiocrinum cordatum LiliaceaeLilium cordatum. L. cordifolium.20
Cardiocrinum giganteum LiliaceaeLilium giganteum.01
Caulophyllum thalictroidesPapoose Root, Blue cohoshBerberidaceaeLeontice thalictroides L.13
Chlorogalum pomeridianumSoap Lily, Wavyleaf soap plantHyacinthaceaeLoathoe pomeridiana.32
Cicerbita alpinaBlue Sow ThistleAsteraceae or CompositaeLactuca alpina. Sonchus alpinus.21
Coreopsis calliopsideaLeafstem tickseedAsteraceae or CompositaeLeptosyne calliopsidea.00
Coreopsis giganteaGiant coreopsis, Sea DahliaAsteraceae or CompositaeLeptosyne gigantea.00
Coronopus didymusSwine Wartcress, Lesser swinecressBrassicaceae or CruciferaeLepidium didymum. Senebiera didyma.20
Cyathodes colensoi EpacridaceaeLeucopogon colensoi.20
Cyathodes fraseri EpacridaceaeLeucopogon fraseri. A.Cunn.20
Cymbalaria muralisKenilworth IvyScrophulariaceaeLinaria cymbalaria.21
Elymus glaucaBlue Wild RyePoaceae or GramineaeLeymus secalinus.20
Farfugium japonicumLeopard PlantAsteraceae or CompositaeLigularia kaempferi. (DC.)Sieb.&Zucc. L. tussilaginea. (Burm.)Makino. Senecio kaempferi. DC. Tuss11
Fritillaria camschatcensisKamchatka Lily, Kamchatka fritillaryLiliaceaeLilium camschatcensis.40
Fritillaria pudicaYellow FritillaryLiliaceaeLilium pudicum.30
Gaylussacia dumosaDwarf HuckleberryEricaceaeLasiococcus dumosus. Vaccinium dumosum. V. hirtellum.30
Ixeris dentata Asteraceae or CompositaeLactuca thunbergii. (A.Gray.)Maxim.20
Ixeris japonica Asteraceae or CompositaeLactuca debilis. (Thunb.)Benth.10
Ixeris polycephala Asteraceae or CompositaeLactuca polycephala. (Cass.)Benth.11
Kickxia elatineFluellen, Sharpleaf cancerwortScrophulariaceaeLinaria elatine01
Kummerowia stipulaceaKorean Lespedeza, Korean cloverFabaceae or LeguminosaeLespedeza stipulacea. Maxim.01
Lablab purpureusHyacinth Bean, Bonavist-beanFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. vulgaris. Dolichos lablab. L.42
Laburnum alpinumScotch Laburnum, Alpine Bea Tree, Alpine Golden Chain TreeFabaceae or LeguminosaeCytisus alpinus.01
Laburnum anagyroidesLaburnum, Golden chain treeFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. vulgare. Cytisus laburnum.01
Lachnanthes carolinaRed RootHaemodoraceaeL. tinctoria.02
Lactuca biennisTall Blue LettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. spicata.01
Lactuca canadensisCanada LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 23
Lactuca capensis Asteraceae or Compositae 12
Lactuca debilis Asteraceae or Compositae 32
Lactuca formosana Asteraceae or Compositae 12
Lactuca indicaIndian LettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. amurensis. L. laciniata. L. saligna.32
Lactuca indica dracoglossa Asteraceae or CompositaeL. dracoglossa. Makino.22
Lactuca indica laciniata Asteraceae or CompositaeL. laciniata. L. squarrosa. Miq.32
Lactuca ludovicianaWestern Wild Lettuce, Biannual lettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 22
Lactuca perennisPerennial LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 32
Lactuca pulchellaBlue LettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. tatarica pulchella. (Pursh.)Breitung.22
Lactuca quercinaWild LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 23
Lactuca raddeana Asteraceae or Compositae 22
Lactuca sativaLettuce, Garden lettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 33
Lactuca sativa angustanaCeltuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. sativa asparagina. (correct name?)33
Lactuca sativa capitataCabbage LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 33
Lactuca sativa crispaCutting LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 33
Lactuca sativa longifoliaCos LettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 33
Lactuca serriolaPrickly LettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeL. scariola.23
Lactuca sibiricaPrickly lettuceAsteraceae or CompositaeMulgedium sibiricum. Sonchus sibiricus.22
Lactuca triangulata Asteraceae or Compositae 12
Lactuca virosaWild Lettuce, Bitter lettuceAsteraceae or Compositae 13
Lacunaria jenmaniiMoela de mutumOchnaceaeLacunaria grandiflora Ducke Lacunaria silvatica (Pulle) A.C. Sm. Quiina silvatica Pulle Touroulia je40
Lagarostrobus colensoi PodocarpaceaeDacrydium colensoi. Hook. D. westlandicum. T.Kirk.00
Lagarostrobus frankliniiHuon PinePodocarpaceaeDacrydium franklinii. Hook.20
Lagenaria sicerariaBottle GourdCucurbitaceaeL. vulgaris.32
Lagerstroemia indicaCrepe Myrtle, CrepeflowerLythraceae 02
Lagochilus inebriansIntoxicating MintLamiaceae or Labiatae 12
Lagoecia cuminoidesWild CuminApiaceae or Umbelliferae 10
Lallemantia iberica Lamiaceae or LabiataeL. sulphurea. Dracocephalum ibericum.30
Lamium albumWhite Dead NettleLamiaceae or Labiatae 23
Lamium amplexicauleHenbit, Henbit deadnettleLamiaceae or Labiatae 21
Lamium galeobdolonYellow ArchangelLamiaceae or LabiataeGaleobdolon luteum. Lamiastrum galeobdolon.21
Lamium purpureumRed Dead Nettle, Purple deadnettleLamiaceae or Labiatae 21
Lancea tibetica Scrophulariaceae 02
Lansium domesticumLangsat, Lansa, LanzonMeliaceaeAglaia dookoo Griff. Aglaia aquea (Jacq.) Kosterm. Aglaia domestica (Corrêa) Pellegr. Aglaia intrica42
Lantana camaraWild Sage, Lantana VerbenaVerbenaceaeCamara vulgaris Benth. Lantana aculeata L. Lantana annua C.B.Clarke Lantana antillana Raf. Lantana a24
Lapageria roseaChilean BellflowerPhilesiaceae 30
Laportea bulbifera Urticaceae 30
Laportea canadensisCanadian Wood NettleUrticaceaeUrtica canadensis.31
Laportea macrostachya Urticaceae 30
Lapsana apogonoides Asteraceae or Compositae 10
Lapsana communisNipplewort, Common nipplewortAsteraceae or Compositae 20
Lapsana humilis Asteraceae or Compositae 10
Lardizabala biternataZabala FruitLardizabalaceae 30
Laretia acaulis   00
Larix deciduaLarch, European Larch, Common LarchPinaceaeLarix europaea. Larix communis. Abies larix. Pinus larix.23
Larix gmeliniiDahurian Larch, Kurile larchPinaceaeL. dahurica.00
Larix kaempferiJapanese LarchPinaceae 00
Larix laricinaTamarack, Hackmatack, American LarchPinaceaeL. americana.22
Larix lyalliiSub-Alpine LarchPinaceae 10
Larix occidentalisWestern LarchPinaceae 22
Larix potaniniiLarchPinaceae 00
Larix sibiricaSiberian LarchPinaceaeL. sibirica. Ledeb.00
Larix x marschlinsiiDunkeld Hybrid LarchPinaceaeLarix x. eurolepis. Henry.00
Larrea tridentataCreosote Bush - ChaparralZygophyllaceaeL. divaricata. L. mexicana.22
Laser trilobumGladichApiaceae or UmbelliferaeSiler trilobum. Crantz.20
Laserpitium latifoliumLaserwortApiaceae or Umbelliferae 11
Laserpitium prutenicum Apiaceae or UmbelliferaeL. selenioides.01
Laserpitium siler Apiaceae or Umbelliferae 11
Lasthenia glabrataYellowray Goldfields, Coulter's goldfieldsAsteraceae or Compositae 10
Lathyrus alatus Fabaceae or LeguminosaeL. clymenus. L.10
Lathyrus aphacaYellow-Flowered PeaFabaceae or Leguminosae 11
Lathyrus ciceraChickling Vetch, Red peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus davidii Fabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus japonicusBeach Pea, Smallflower beach peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Lathyrus japonicus maritimusBeach PeaFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. maritimus.20
Lathyrus latifoliusPerennial Sweet Pea, Perennial peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus linifolius montanusBitter VetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. macrorrhizus. L. montanus. Orobus tuberosus.20
Lathyrus nervosusLord Anson's PeaFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. magellanicus. Lam.20
Lathyrus ochroleucasCream PeavineFabaceae or Leguminosae 11
Lathyrus ochrusCyprus VetchFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus odoratusSweet Pea, Wild Pea,VetchlingFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
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