New Crops Info 2014
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Species attracting attention:
 common names A..

The species below (listed by common names A..) have attracted recent attention in the literature.

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Common name(s)

 


Species name

AAliI

Dodonaea viscosa

Aa-Kakara-Kaya

Momordica dioica

'A'Ali'I Ku Makani

Dodonaea viscosa

'A'Ali'I-Ku Ma Kua

Dodonaea viscosa

Aaron's Rod

Rhodiola rosea

Abele

Populus alba

Abele

Populus canescens

Absinthe Wormwood

Artemisia absinthium

Absinthium

Artemisia absinthium

Abuta

Cissampelos pareira

Abyssinian Banana

Ensete ventricosum

Abyssinian Mustard

Brassica carinata

Acacia Petit Feuille

Acacia confusa

Acacia Saint Domingue

Dichrostachys cinerea

Acacia Trinervis

Acacia longifolia

Aa-Do-Sul

Euterpe edulis

Acajou

Khaya senegalensis

Acanthus

Acanthus ebracteatus

Acaujo

Khaya anthotheca

Acerola

Malpighia emarginata

Achiote

Bixa orellana

Achiotillo

Alchornea latifolia

Achiotl

Bixa orellana

Achira

Canna edulis

Achira

Canna indica

Acorn Squash

Cucurbita pepo

Adakka

Areca catechu

Adike

Areca catechu

Adjoema

Capsicum chinense

Adjuma

Capsicum chinense

Adlai

Coix lacryma

Adlay

Coix lacryma

Aduwa

Balanites aegyptiaca

Aerva

Aerva lanata

Afezu

Panicum turgidum

Afghan Pine

Pinus brutia

African Asparagus Fern

Asparagus asparagoides

African Basil

Ocimum gratissimum

African Bird's Eye

Capsicum frutescens

African Cabbage

Cleome gynandra

African Coral Tree

Erythrina caffra

African Cucumber

Momordica balsamina

African Custard-Apple

Annona senegalensis

African Devil

Capsicum frutescens

African Ebony

Diospyros mespiliformis

African Elemi

Canarium schweinfurthii

African Elodea

Lagarosiphon major

African Fan Palm

Borassus aethiopum

African Fern Pine

Podocarpus falcatus

African Fodder Cane

Saccharum spontaneum

African Foxtail Grass

Cenchrus ciliaris

African Foxtail Grass

Pennisetum ciliare

African Lily

Agapanthus praecox

African Mahogany

Khaya senegalensis

African Mangosteen

Garcinia livingstonei

African Nutmeg

Monodora myristica

African Oil Palm

Elaeis guineensis

African Olive

Olea europaea

African Orchid Nutmeg

Monodora myristica

African Palmyra Palm

Borassus aethiopum

African Plume

Bauhinia galpinii

African Rice

Oryza glaberrima

African Tuliptree

Spathodea campanulata

African-Lily

Agapanthus praecox

Agave Azul

Agave tequilana

Agoho

Casuarina equisetifolia

Aguacatillo

Alchornea latifolia

Aguaje

Mauritia flexuosa

Ail Grosse Tte

Allium ampeloprasum

Ailanthus

Ailanthus altissima

Air Plant

Kalanchoe pinnata

Air Plant

Bryophyllum pinnatum

Air Potato

Dioscorea bulbifera

Air Yam

Dioscorea bulbifera

Airama

Monodora myristica

Ajagandha

Cleome gynandra

Aji

Capsicum baccatum

Aji

Capsicum chinense

Aji Amarillo

Capsicum baccatum

Aj Dulce

Capsicum chinense

Aj Escabeche

Capsicum baccatum

Aj Panca

Capsicum chinense

Aji Umba

Capsicum chinense

Ajowan

Carum copticum

Ajowan Caraway

Carum copticum

Ajowan Caraway

Trachyspermum ammi

Ajwain

Carum copticum

'Akauveli

Indigofera suffruticosa

Akeake

Dodonaea viscosa

Alabama Glade Cress

Leavenworthia alabamica

Alabama Gladecress

Leavenworthia alabamica

Alamo Cottonwood

Populus fremontii

Alaska Birch

Betula neoalaskana

Alaska Paper Birch

Betula neoalaskana

Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Dryas octopetala

Albaida

Anthyllis cytisoides

Albanian Spurge

Euphorbia characias

Albany Red Flowering Gum

Corymbia ficifolia

Albardine

Lygeum spartum

Alberta White Spruce

Picea glauca

Albizia

Paraserianthes lophantha

Alder Buckthorn

Frangula alnus

Alder-Leaf Shadbush

Amelanchier alnifolia

Alegra

Amaranthus cruentus

Alehoof

Glechoma hederacea

Aleppo Oak

Quercus infectoria

Aleppo Pine

Pinus halepensis

Alerce

Fitzroya cupressoides

Aleutian Selfheal

Prunella vulgaris

Alexander Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Alexandra Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Alexandrian Laurel

Calophyllum inophyllum

Alexandrian Laurel

Calophyllum inophyllum

Alexandrian Senna

Cassia senna

Alfalfa

Medicago sativa

Algerian Tea

Paronychia argentea

Alho Bravo

Allium ampeloprasum

Alho Ingls

Allium ampeloprasum

Alho Porro

Allium ampeloprasum

Alkali Bluegrass

Poa secunda

Alkali Heath

Frankenia salina

Alkali Seaheath

Frankenia salina

Alkali Seepweed

Suaeda vera

Allegheny Hawkweed

Hieracium pilosella

Allegheny Monkeyflower

Mimulus ringens

Allherb

Coleus amboinicus

Allherb

Coleus aromaticus

Allherb

Plectranthus amboinicus

Alligator Weed

Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alligatorweed

Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alligatorwood

Guarea guidonia

Alligator-Wood

Liquidambar styraciflua

Allspice

Pimenta dioica

Almacigo

Pistacia atlantica

Almond

Amygdalus communis

Alpine Balsam

Erinus alpinus

Alpine Bistort

Polygonum viviparum

Alpine Buttercup

Ranunculus adoneus

Alpine Chewing's Fescue

Festuca nigrescens

Alpine Haircap

Polytrichastrum alpinum

Alpine Mountainsorrel

Oxyria digyna

Alpine Mountain-Sorrel

Oxyria digyna

Alpine Polytrichastrum Moss

Polytrichastrum alpinum

Alpine Rockcress

Arabis alpina

Alpine Rock-Cress

Arabis alpina

Alpine Sorrel

Oxyria digyna

Alpiste Roseau

Phalaris arundinacea

Al-Sant

Acacia nilotica

Alum Bloom

Geranium maculatum

Alum Root

Geranium maculatum

Alyssum

Lobularia maritima

Amalika

Phyllanthus emblica

Amaparana

Bagassa guianensis

Amarillo Chili

Capsicum baccatum

Amazon Frogbit

Limnobium laevigatum

Amazonian Coca

Erythroxylum coca

American Ash

Fraxinus americana

American Aspen

Populus tremuloides

American Bamboo

Polygonum cuspidatum

American Beachgrass

Ammophila breviligulata

American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

American Beech

Fagus grandifolia

American Bellflower

Campanulastrum americanum

American Black Elderberry

Sambucus nigra

American Black Nightshade

Solanum americanum

American Eelgrass

Vallisneria americana

American Ginseng

Panax quinquefolius

American Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

American Hophornbeam

Ostrya virginiana

American Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana

American Larch

Larix laricina

American Mannagrass

Glyceria grandis

American Marram Grass

Ammophila breviligulata

American Milletgrass

Milium effusum

American Milletgrass

Milium effusum

American Rope

Mikania micrantha

American Silvertop

Glehnia littoralis

American Sweet Flag

Acorus americanus

American Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua

American Tarwort

Flourensia cernua

American Woollyfruit Sedge

Carex lasiocarpa

American Wormwood

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

American-Storax

Liquidambar styraciflua

Amla

Emblica officinalis

Amla

Phyllanthus emblica

Amrda

Choerospondias axillaris

Amur Cork Tree

Phellodendron amurense

Amur Corktree

Phellodendron amurense

Amur Grape

Vitis amurensis

Amur Honeysuckle

Lonicera maackii

Amur Peppervine

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

Amur Silvergrass

Miscanthus sacchariflorus

Amur Silver-Grass

Miscanthus sacchariflorus

Ana Tree

Faidherbia albida

An-Binik

Allosyncarpia ternata

Anchored Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia azurea

Andean Bean

Pachyrhizus ahipa

Andean Pampas Grass

Cortaderia jubata

Andean Yam Bean

Pachyrhizus ahipa

Andes Berry

Rubus glaucus

Andrographis

Andrographis paniculata

Angel Wings

Caladium bicolor

Angel's-Tears

Brugmansia suaveolens

Angico

Anadenanthera colubrina

Angular Winter Cherry

Physalis angulata

Ail

Indigofera suffruticosa

Anil De Pasto

Indigofera suffruticosa

Aniles

Indigofera suffruticosa

Anise

Pimpinella anisum

Anise Burnet Saxifrage

Pimpinella anisum

Aniseed

Pimpinella anisum

Annual Bunch Grass

Eragrostis tef

Annual Candytuft

Iberis amara

Annual Clary

Salvia viridis

Annual Fleabane

Erigeron annuus

Annual Mercury

Mercurialis annua

Annual Ragweed

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Annual Ryegrass

Lolium rigidum

Annual Turnip Rape

Brassica campestris

Annual Wormwood

Artemisia annua

Annual Yellow Sweetclover

Melilotus indicus

Anshumati

Desmodium gangeticum

Ansu Apricot

Prunus armeniaca

Anthos

Rosmarinus officinalis

Antifever Fontinalis Moss

Fontinalis antipyretica

Aouara

Astrocaryum vulgare

Apetalous Sandwort

Moehringia trinervia

Api Api Putih

Avicennia alba

Aploppas

Bixa orellana

Appalachia False Bindweed

Calystegia sepium

Appalachian False Goat's Beard

Astilbe biternata

Appalachian Quillwort

Isoetes engelmannii

Apple Mint

Mentha suaveolens

Apple Mint

Mentha villosa

Apple Of Sodom

Calotropis procera

Applering Acacia

Faidherbia albida

Apricot

Prunus armeniaca

Aquatic Moss

Fontinalis antipyretica

Arabian Boxthorn

Lycium shawii

Arabian Coffee

Coffea arabica

Arabian Pea

Bituminaria bituminosa

Arr

Juniperus phoenicea

Arar Tree

Tetraclinis articulata

Aratilis

Muntingia calabura

Arbre Boulet De Canon

Couroupita guianensis

Arctic Bell-Heather

Cassiope tetragona

Arctic Rattlebox

Rhinanthus minor

Arctic Root

Rhodiola rosea

Arctic Sage

Artemisia frigida

Arctic White Heather

Cassiope tetragona

Arctic Willow

Salix arctica

Areca Nut Palm

Areca catechu

Areca Palm

Areca catechu

Argan

Argania spinosa

Argentine Fleabane

Conyza bonariensis

Argentinian Quila

Chusquea quila

Arhar Dal

Cajanus cajan

Arikara Squash

Cucurbita maxima

Ariwo

Monodora myristica

Arizona Cottontop

Digitaria californica

Arizona Cypress

Cupressus arizonica

Arizona Ephedra

Ephedra fasciculata

Arizona Fescue

Festuca arizonica

Arizona Grapplinghook

Harpagophytum procumbens

Arizona Jointfir

Ephedra fasciculata

Arizona Poppy

Kallstroemia grandiflora

Armand Clematis

Clematis armandii

Armand Pine

Pinus armandii

Aroeira Blanca

Lithrea molleoides

Arolla Pine

Pinus cembra

Aroma

Dichrostachys cinerea

Aroma Doble

Acacia longifolia

Aromatic Ginger

Kaempferia galanga

Aronia Berry

Aronia melanocarpa

Artichoke Thistle

Cynara cardunculus

Artillery Plant

Pilea microphylla

Artocarpus

Artocarpus elasticus

Arugula

Eruca sativa

Arundo

Arundo donax

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

Ash Gourd

Benincasa hispida

Ashe Juniper

Juniperus ashei

Ashe's Juniper

Juniperus ashei

Asian Bittersweet

Celastrus orbiculatus

Asian Hazel

Corylus heterophylla

Asian Melastome

Melastoma candidum

Asian Palmyra Palm

Borassus flabellifer

Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia

Asian Persimmon

Diospyros kaki

Asian Pigeonwings

Clitoria ternatea

Asian Rice

Oryza sativa

Asian Sprangletop

Leptochloa chinensis

Asian Watermeal

Wolffia globosa

Asian White Birch

Betula platyphylla

Asiatic Bittersweet

Celastrus orbiculatus

Asiatic Dogwood

Cornus officinalis

Asiatic Mangrove

Rhizophora mucronata

Asiatic Pennywort

Centella asiatica

Asp Of Jerusalem

Isatis indigotica

Asp Of Jerusalem

Isatis tinctoria

Asparagus

Asparagus officinalis

Asparagus Pea

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

Aspen

Populus tremula

Asplenium Ladyfern

Athyrium filix-femina

Assai Palm

Euterpe oleracea

Assam Fruit

Garcinia cambogia

Assam Tea

Camellia sinensis

Asthma Plant

Euphorbia hirta

Asthma Weed

Parietaria judaica

Asthmaweed

Conyza bonariensis

Atlantic St. Johnswort

Hypericum reflexum

Au'auko'i

Cassia occidentalis

Au'ere

Grewia flava

Aulacomnium Moss

Aulacomnium palustre

Aunee

Inula helenium

Auri

Acacia auriculiformis

Australian Bluebush

Maireana brevifolia

Australian Flax

Linum marginale

Australian Holly

Ardisia crenata

Australian Pine

Casuarina equisetifolia

Austrocedrus

Austrocedrus chilensis

Ausubo

Manilkara bidentata

Auti

Cordyline fruticosa

Autograph Tree

Clusia rosea

Autumn Crocus

Colchicum autumnale

Autumn Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus umbellata

Autumn Hawkbit

Leontodon autumnalis

Autumn Olive

Elaeagnus umbellata

Ava

Piper methysticum

Avaram

Cassia auriculata

Avaram Senna

Cassia auriculata

Avellano Chileno

Gevuina avellana

'Awa

Piper methysticum

Awarra

Astrocaryum vulgare

Awerewa

Monodora myristica

Axlewood

Anogeissus latifolia

Ayahuasca

Banisteriopsis caapi

Ayahuma

Couroupita guianensis

Ayak Chichira

Lepidium meyenii

Ayak Willku

Lepidium meyenii

Azarole

Crataegus azarolus

Aze Mushiro

Lobelia chinensis

Azerole

Crataegus azarolus

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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