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

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

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Common name(s)

 


Species name

Maasik-Metskaktus

Hylococcus sericeus

Maca

Lepidium meyenii

Macacarecuia

Couroupita guianensis

Maca-Maca

Lepidium meyenii

Macassar-Oil Plant

Cananga odorata

Macaúba Palm

Acrocomia aculeata

Macaw Palm

Acrocomia aculeata

Macaw-Fat

Elaeis guineensis

Macchaino

Coriaria nepalensis

Mackenzie Bean

Canavalia maritima

Mackenzie's Water Hemlock

Cicuta virosa

Madagascar Laceleaf

Aponogeton madagascariensis

Madagascar Periwinkle

Catharanthus roseus

Madagascar Ragwort

Senecio madagascariensis

Madagascar Rosy Periwinkle

Catharanthus roseus

Madame Jeanette

Capsicum chinense

Madang

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Madar

Erythrina variegata

Madero Negro

Gliricidia sepium

Madre Cacao

Gliricidia sepium

Madre De Cacao

Gliricidia sepium

Madreado

Gliricidia sepium

Madroño

Calycophyllum candidissimum

Madwoman's Milk

Euphorbia helioscopia

Mahaleb Cherry

Prunus mahaleb

Mahoe

Melicytus ramiflorus

Mahogany Birch

Betula lenta

Mahua

Madhuca indica

Mahwa

Madhuca indica

Maiden Blue Eyed Mary

Collinsia parviflora

Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis

Maiden Pink

Dianthus deltoides

Maidenhair Tree

Gingko biloba

Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree

Ginko biloba

Maidenstears

Silene vulgaris

Maidi

Boswellia frereana

Maieti

Boswellia frereana

Maino

Lepidium meyenii

Majith

Rubia cordifolia

Makola

Coriaria nepalensis

Malabar Grass

Cymbopogon flexuosus

Malabar Leaf

Cinnamomum tamala

Malabar Melastome

Melastoma malabathricum

Malabar Spinach

Basella alba

Malabar Tamarind

Garcinia cambogia

Malabathrum

Cinnamomum tamala

Malagueta Pepper

Capsicum frutescens

Malawian Pepper

Capsicum frutescens

Malay Camphor

Dryobalanops aromatica

Malayan Banyan

Ficus microcarpa

Mallow

Malva parviflora

Maltese Star-Thistle

Centaurea melitensis

Malva…

Malva sylvestris

Mammoth Wildrye

Leymus racemosus

Mamoncillo

Aeluropus lagopoides

Man Da Ra Ba

Erythrina variegata

Manchineel

Hippophae rhamnoides

Manchineel Tree

Hippophae rhamnoides

Manchurian Ash

Fraxinus mandshurica

Manchurian Crab Apple

Malus baccata

Manchurian Striped Maple

Acer tegmentosum

Manchurian Wildrice

Zizania latifolia

Mandarin

Citrus reticulata

Mandarin Lime

Citrus limonia

Mandarin Melon Berry

Cudrania tricuspidata

Mandarin Orange

Citrus reticulata

Mandarine

Citrus reticulata

Mandarin-Lime

Citrus limonia

Mandioca

Manihot esculenta

Manditti

Rubia cordifolia

Mang Jian Gu Ying

Agrostis vinealis

Mangium

Acacia mangium

Mango

Mangifera indica

Mango Ginger

Curcuma amada

Mangosteen

Garcinia mangostana

Mangrove

Rhizophora apiculata

Mangrove

Rhizophora mucronata

Mangüeyo

Actinidia deliciosa

Manila Bean

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

Manioc

Manihot esculenta

Manioc Root

Manihot esculenta

Manjistha

Rubia cordifolia

Manoranjini

Artabotrys hexapetalus

Mansur Shrub

Coriaria nepalensis

Manuka

Leptospermum scoparium

Manuka Myrtle

Leptospermum scoparium

Manyflowered Aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Mao Zhu

Phyllostachys edulis

Mao Zhu

Phyllostachys heterocycla

Maqaw

Litsea cubeba

Maquei

Aristotelia chilensis

Maqui

Aristotelia chilensis

Maracuja De Refresco

Passiflora alata

Marang

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Marchalan

Inula helenium

Marer

Cordia sinensis

Marestail

Erigeron canadensis

Marestail

Conyza canadensis

Maricao Cimun

Byrsonima crassifolia

Marie Galante Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum

Marijuana

Cannabis sativa

Maritime Pine

Pinus pinaster

Marjoram

Origanum majorana

Markingnut Tree

Semecarpus anacardium

Markouba

Panicum turgidum

Marmalade Box

Genipa americana

Marmalade Orange

Citrus aurantium

Marri

Corymbia calophylla

Marsh Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Lotus pedunculatus

Marsh Bristlegrass

Setaria parviflora

Marsh Bryum

Bryum pseudotriquetrum

Marsh Cinquefoil

Comarum palustre

Marsh Mallow

Althaea officinalis

Marsh Pinegrass

Calamagrostis canadensis

Marsh Reedgrass

Calamagrostis canadensis

Marshland Tea

Cyclopia subternata

Marshmallow

Malva parviflora

Marshmallow

Althaea officinalis

Marubio

Hyptis suaveolens

Marubio Oscuro

Hyptis capitata

Marula

Sclerocarya birrea

Marvel Of Peru

Mirabilis jalapa

Masica

Brosimum alicastrum

Massaranduba

Manilkara bidentata

Masson's Pine

Pinus massoniana

Master Of The Woods

Galium odoratum

Mastic Tree

Pistacia lentiscus

Masuri

Coriaria nepalensis

Masuri Berry

Coriaria nepalensis

Masurya

Coriaria nepalensis

Mata Ratón

Gliricidia sepium

Matasano

Casimiroa tetrameria

Mate

Ilex paraguariensis

Matgrass

Nardus stricta

Matico Tree

Piper aduncum

Matrimony Vine

Lycium barbarum

Mauritania Grass

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Mauritanian Grass

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Mauritius Bean

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

Mauve Des Bois

Malva sylvestris

May

Crataegus monogyna

May Chang

Litsea cubeba

Maya Nut

Brosimum alicastrum

Mayblossom

Crataegus monogyna

Maydi

Boswellia frereana

Mayeti

Boswellia frereana

Mayflower

Crataegus laevigata

Maypop

Passiflora incarnata

Maythorn

Crataegus monogyna

Mccutcheon's Grevillea

Grevillea macleayana

Mchunju

Balanites aegyptiaca

Mead Wort

Filipendula ulmaria

Meadow Barley

Hordeum brevisubulatum

Meadow Barley

Hordeum spontaneum

Meadow Brome

Bromus erectus

Meadow Brome

Bromus riparius

Meadow Buttercup

Ranunculus acris

Meadow Cat's-Tail

Phleum pratense

Meadow Fescue

Schedonorus pratensis

Meadow Fleabane

Inula britannica

Meadow Pinegrass

Calamagrostis canadensis

Meadow Queen

Filipendula ulmaria

Meadow Saffron

Colchicum autumnale

Meadowsweet

Filipendula ulmaria

Meadow-Wort

Filipendula ulmaria

Meadsweet

Filipendula ulmaria

Mecca Myrrh

Commiphora opobalsamum

Mede Berry

Lycium barbarum

Mediterranean Buckthorn

Rhamnus alaternus

Mediterranean Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens

Mediterranean Dwarf Palm

Chamaerops humilis

Mediterranean Hackberry

Celtis australis

Mediterranean Medlar

Crataegus azarolus

Mediterranean Saltbush

Atriplex halimus

Mediterranean Spurge

Euphorbia characias

Mediterranean Tapeweed

Posidonia oceanica

Medlar

Mespilus germanica

Melde

Chenopodium album

Melengic

Pistacia atlantica

Mëllaga

Malva sylvestris

Memiso

Muntingia calabura

Memizo

Muntingia calabura

Meridian Fennel

Carum carvi

Merkba

Panicum turgidum

Mesechelangel

Dodonaea viscosa

Mexican Bamboo

Polygonum cuspidatum

Mexican Bird Of Paradise

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Mexican Cedar

Cedrela odorata

Mexican Coriander

Eryngium foetidum

Mexican Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum

Mexican Devil

Ageratina adenophora

Mexican Devil

Eupatorium adenophorum

Mexican Firebrush

Kochia scoparia

Mexican Fireplant

Euphorbia heterophylla

Mexican Fireweed

Kochia scoparia

Mexican Grain Amaranth

Amaranthus cruentus

Mexican Mint

Coleus amboinicus

Mexican Mint

Coleus aromaticus

Mexican Mint

Plectranthus amboinicus

Mexican Mint

Plectranthus amboinicus

Mexican Oregano

Lippia graveolens

Mexican Poppy

Argemone mexicana

Mexican Prickly Poppy

Argemone mexicana

Mexican Pricklypoppy

Argemone mexicana

Mexican Scaly Cloakfern

Astrolepis sinuata

Mexican Tea

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Mexican Tea

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Mexican Thyme

Coleus amboinicus

Mexican Thyme

Coleus aromaticus

Mexican Thyme

Plectranthus amboinicus

Mexican Turnip

Pachyrhizus erosus

Mexican White Cedar

Cupressus lusitanica

Mexican Yam

Pachyrhizus erosus

Meydi

Boswellia frereana

Meyti

Boswellia frereana

Mgb'mgb'

Cajanus cajan

Mice

Cynoglossum officinale

Miconia

Miconia calvescens

Midland Hawthorn

Crataegus laevigata

Mignonette Tree

Lawsonia inermis

Milk Thistle

Lactuca serriola

Milkweed

Euphorbia heterophylla

Mimosa Clochette

Dichrostachys cinerea

Miracle Leaf

Bryophyllum pinnatum

Miracle Leaf

Kalanchoe pinnata

Misai Kucing

Orthosiphon aristatus

Missouri Evening Primrose

Oenothera macrocarpa

Missouri River Willow

Salix eriocephala

Mizo Kakushi

Lobelia chinensis

Mizuna

Brassica campestris

Mizuna

Brassica rapa

Mkamasi

Cordia sinensis

Mnya Mate

Cordia sinensis

Moa Tree

Madhuca indica

Mock Strawberry

Duchesnea indica

Mock-Cypress

Kochia scoparia

Modar

Erythrina variegata

Mogdad Coffee

Cassia occidentalis

Mogo

Manihot esculenta

Mogôbagôba

Podocarpus falcatus

Mogwa

Pseudocydonia sinensis

Mohwelere-Tšhipi

Combretum imberbe

Mojave Seablite

Suaeda moquinii

Mojave Yucca

Yucca schidigera

Mojo

Brosimum alicastrum

Mojote

Brosimum alicastrum

Moldavian Dragonhead

Dracocephalum moldavica

Momi Fir

Abies firma

Momona

Annona cherimola

Mongatane

Pappea capensis

Monkey Fungus

Polygonum cuspidatum

Monkey Puzzle Tree

Araucaria araucana

Monkey Tail Tree

Araucaria araucana

Monkey Tamarind

Mucuna pruriens

Monkeybush

Abutilon indicum

Monkeypod

Pithecellobium dulce

Monkeypuzzle Tree

Araucaria araucana

Monkeysoap

Enterolobium cyclocarpum

Monkeyweed

Polygonum cuspidatum

Monnier's Snowparsley

Cnidium monnieri

Monterey Pine

Pinus radiata

Montpelier Cistus

Cistus monspeliensis

Moor Birch

Betula pubescens

Moor Matgrass

Nardus stricta

Mopane

Colophospermum mopane

Mopani

Colophospermum mopane

Mophead Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata

Mopsinyugane

Pappea capensis

Moriche Palm

Mauritia flexuosa

Moringa

Moringa oleifera

Moscow Salsify

Tragopogon miscellus

Moso Bamboo

Phyllostachys edulis

Moso Bamboo

Phyllostachys heterocycla

Mosquito Plant

Mentha pulegium

Moss Rose

Portulaca oleracea

Moth Orchid

Phalaenopsis amabilis

Moth Plant

Araujia hortorum

Mother Of Herbs

Coleus amboinicus

Mother Of Herbs

Coleus aromaticus

Mother Of Herbs

Plectranthus amboinicus

Motherdie

Crataegus monogyna

Motswiri

Combretum imberbe

Mount Hua Pine

Pinus armandii

Mountain Aloe

Aloe marlothii

Mountain Arnica

Arnica montana

Mountain Ash

Eucalyptus regnans

Mountain Aspen

Populus tremuloides

Mountain Avens

Dryas octopetala

Mountain Avens

Dryas integrifolia

Mountain Black-Cohosh

Actaea podocarpa

Mountain Brome

Bromus carinatus

Mountain Bugbane

Actaea podocarpa

Mountain Bunchgrass

Festuca arizonica

Mountain Cedar

Juniperus ashei

Mountain Coffee

Coffea arabica

Mountain Ebony

Bauhinia variegata

Mountain Immortelle

Erythrina poeppigiana

Mountain Kidney Vetch

Anthyllis montana

Mountain Knotgrass

Aerva lanata

Mountain Papaya

Carica pubescens

Mountain Papaya

Carica pubescens

Mountain Pawpaw

Carica pubescens

Mountain Pepper

Litsea cubeba

Mountain Pine

Pinus uncinata

Mountain Sorrel

Oxyria digyna

Mountain Thistle

Acanthus montanus

Mountain Tobacco

Arnica montana

Mountain Wavy Hairgrass

Deschampsia flexuosa

Mountain-Ash

Eucalyptus regnans

Mountain-Ebony

Bauhinia variegata

Mouse-Ear Chickweed

Cerastium fontanum

Moutan Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa

Mt. Atlas Mastic Tree

Pistacia atlantica

Mu Oil Tree

Vernicia montana

Mùbieguo

Momordica cochinchinensis

Mud Sedge

Carex limosa

Mudar

Calotropis procera

Mudu Keyiya

Pandanus tectorius

Mugo Pine

Pinus uncinata

Mugua

Pseudocydonia sinensis

Mugwort

Artemisia vulgaris

Muku Tree

Aphananthe aspera

Murali

Lycium barbarum

Murasaki'so

Lithospermum erythrorhizon

Muriti

Mauritia flexuosa

Murnong

Microseris lanceolata

Murray River Cypress-Pine

Callitris columellaris

Murray River Cypress-Pine

Callitris glaucophylla

Muscadier De Calabash

Monodora myristica

Musclewood

Carpinus caroliniana

Musk Phlox

Phlox hoodii

Musk Thistle

Carduus nutans

Muskmelon

Cucumis melo

Mustard

Brassica cretica

Mustard & Cress

Lepidium sativum

Mustard Greens

Brassica juncea

Myrobalan

Terminalia chebula

Myrtle

Myrtus communis

Myrtle Beech

Nothofagus cunninghamii

Myrtle Pepper

Pimenta dioica

 


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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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