School Science Lessons
Food Gardens 5a - Herbs
2019-06-06
Please send comments to: j.elfick@uq.edu.au

Herbs
Herbs Information and Websites
Herbs for schools
Table of contents
Common names of herbs, A to Z
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.





F.
G.
H.
I.
J.





K.
L.
M.
N.
O.





P.
Q.
R.
S.
T.





U.
V.
W.
Y.
Z.


Herbs A.

Abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus), Malvaceae.

Abiu (Pouteria caimito), Sapotaceae.

Acacia species (Acacia sp.), Fabaceae

Acai palm (Euterpe oleracea), Arecaceae.

Acanthaceae Acanthus family.

Acerola cherry (Malpighia punicifolia), Malpighiaceae.

Achacha (Garcinia humilis), Clusiaceae.

Achiote (Bixa orellana), Bixaceae.

Achira (Canna edulis), Cannaceae.

Acmena (Acmena species), a "lillypilly", Myrtaceae.

Aconitum (Aconitum species), Rananculaceae

African blue basil Ocimum kilimanscharicum X basilicum), Lamiaceae.

African cherry (Prunus africana), Rosaceae.

African marigold (Tagetes erecta), Asteraceae.

African milk tree (Euphorbia trigona), Euphorbiaceae.

African milkweed (Asclepias fructicosa), Apocynaceae.

African tree basil (Ocimum gratissimum), Lamiaceae.

African wormwood (Artemisia afra), Asteraceae.

Agastache species, Lamiaceae.

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria), Rosaceae.

Aibika (Abelmoschus manihot), Malvaceae.

Ajuga (Ajuga reptans), Lamiaceae.

Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi), Apiaceae.

Albizia (Albizia lebbeck), Fabaceae.

Alehoof (Glechoma hederacea), Lamiaceae.

Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum), Apiaceae.

Alexandrian senna (Senna alexandrina), Fabaceae.

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa), Fabaceae.

Alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria), Boraginaceae.

Allamanda (Allamanda cathartica), Apocynaceae.

Allium (Allium species), Amaryllidaceae.

Allspice (Pimenta dioica), Myrtaceae.

Almond (Prunus dulcis), Rosaceae.

Aloe (Aloe species), Asphodelaceae.

Alpine strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Rosaceae.

Aluminium plant (Lamiastrum galeobdolon), Lamiaceae.

Amaranthus (Amaranthus species), Amaranthaceae.

Amaryllis (Amaryllis species), Amaranthaceae.

Amazon tree-grape (Pourouma cecropiifolia), Urticaceae.

Ambarella (Spondias cytherea), Anacardiaceae.

American basil (Ocimum americanum), Lamiaceae.

American elderberry (Sambucus canadensis), Adoxaceae.

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), Ariaceae.

Amla berry (Phyllanthus emblica), Phyllanthaceae.

Anatto (Bixa orellana), Bixaceae.

Anchusa species (Pentaglottis sempervirens), Boraginaceae.

Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata), Acanthaceae.

Anemone (Anemone species), Ranunculaceae.

Angel's trumpet (Brugmansia suaveolens), Solanaceae.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica), Apiaceae.

Angel wings (Caladium bicolor), Araceae.

Angular Solomon's seal (Polygonatum odoratum), Asparagaceae.

Animals Herby Helpers, Basilea Living Herbs

Anise (Pimpinella anisum), Apiaceae.

Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum), Lamiaceae.

Anise myrtle (Syzygium anisatum), Myrtaceae.

Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum), Apiaceae.

Annual nettle (Urtica urens), Urticaceae.

Apple (Malus pumila), Rosaceae.

Apple cactus (Cereus peruvianus), Cactaceae.

Apple mint (Mentha suaveolens), Lamiaceae.

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca), Rosaceae.

Apricot satinash (Syzygium fibrosum), Myrtaceae.

Arabian balsam tree (Commiphora gileadensis), Burseraceae.

Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac), Oleaceae.

Arctic poppy (Papaver radicatum), Papaveraceae.

Areca palm (Areca catechu), Arecaceae.

Arla (Tithonia diversifolia), Asteraceae.

Arnica (Arnica chamissonis), Asteraceae.

Aromatic ginger (Kaempheria galanga), Zingiberaceae.

Arrowroot (Canna edulis), Cannaceae.

Artemisia (Artemisia species), Asteraceae.

Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var scolymus), Asteraceae.

Artichoke thistle (Cynara cardunculus), Asteraceae.

Asafoetida (Ferula assafoetida), Apiaceae.

Ascophylum nodosum rockweed, Fucaceae.

Ashitaba (Angelica keiskel Koldzumi), Apiaceae.

Ashwaganda (Withania somnifera), Solanaceae.

Asian greens (Brassica species), Brassicaceae.

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis), Asparagaceae.

Aspens (Acronychia species), Rutaceae.

Asthma plant (Euphorbis hirta), Euphorbiaceae.

Astragale de Marseille (Astragalus tragantha), Fabaceae.

Astragalus (Astragalus species), Fabaceae.

Atemoya (Annona X atemoya), Annonaceae.

Atherton Oak (Athertonia diversifolia), Proteaceae.

Atherton raspberry (Rubus probus), Rosaceae.

Australian desert lime (Citrus glauca), Rutaceae.

Australian finger lime (Microcitrus australasica), Rutaceae.

Australian pepper vine (Piper hederaceum), Piperaceae.

Australian round lime (Citrus australis), Rutaceae.

Australian sandalwood (Santalum spicata), Santalaceae.

Avens (Geum species is called "avens"), Rosaceae.

Avocado (Persea americana), Lauraceae.

Azalea Ericaceae.

Aztec sweet herb (Phyla scaberrima), Verbenaceae.


Herbs B.

Babaco (Carica pentagona), Caricaceae.

Bachelor's buttons (Centaurea cyanus), Asteraceae.

Bachelor's buttons (Tanacetum parthenium), Asteraceae.

Bael tree (Aegle marmelos), Rutaceae.

Baikal skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis), Lamiaceae.

Bairnwort (Bellis perennis), Asteraceae.

Balata (Manilkara bidentata), Sapotaceae

Balm (Melissa officinalis), Lamiaceae.

Balm of Gilead (Cedronella canariensis), Lamiaceae.

Balsam gourd (Momordica charantia), Cucurbitaceae.

Balsam of Peru (Myroxylon balsamum), Fabaceae.

Balsam pear (Momordica charantia), Cucurbitaceae.

Bamboo, edible bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris), Poaceae.

Banana (Musa acuminata), Musaceae.

Banana passionfruit (Passiflora tarminiana), Passifloraceae.

Baneberry (Actaea spicata), Ranunculaceae.

Barbados aloe (Aloe vera), Asphodelaceae.

Barbados cherry (Malpighia punicifolia), Malpighiaceae.

Barbados nut (Jatropha curcas), Euphorbiaceae.

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris), Berberidaceae.

Barley (Hordeum vulgare), Poaceae.

Baseball plant (Euphorbia obesa), Euphorbiaceae.

Basil (Ocimum basilicum), Lamiaceae.

Basil thyme (Acinos arvensis), Lamiaceae.

Bastard balm (Melittis melissophyllum), Lamiaceae.

Bay rum tree (Pimenta racemosa), Myrtaceae.

Bay tree (Laurus nobilis), Lauraceae.

Bayberry (Myrica cerifera), Myricaceae.

Beach bird's-eye (Alectryon coriaceus), Sapindaceae.

Beach moonflower (Ipomoea violacea), Convolvulaceae.

Beach morning glory (Ipomoea pes-caprae), Convolvulaceae.

Bear's breech (Acanthus mollis), Acanthaceae.

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), Ericaceae.

Bedstraws (Galium species), Rubiaceae.

Beetroot, (Beta vulgaris), Amaranthaceae

Belladonna (Atropa belladonna), Solanaceae.

Bellflower family (Campanula species), Campanulaceae.

Bellyache plant (Jatropha gossypilifolia),
Euphorbiaceae.

Benjamin bush (Lindera benzoin), Lauraceae.

Bergamot (Monarda didyma), Lamiaceae.

Bergamot orange (Citrus bergamia), Rutaceae.

Berry fruits Rubus species, Rosaceae.

Betel leaf (Piper sarmentosum), Piperaceae.

Betel nut palm (Areca catechu), Arecaceae.

Betel pepper (Piper betle), Piperaceae.

Betony (Stachys officinalis), Lamiaceae.

Betula (Betula pendula), Betulaceae.

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Ericaceae.

Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi), Oxalidaceae.

Birch tree (Betula alba), Betulaceae.

Bird's-nest fern (Asplenium nidus), Aspleniaceae.

Bird's eye chilli (Capsicum frutescens cultivar), Solanaceae.

Bistort (Persicaria bistorta), Polygonaceae.

Bitter melon (Momordica charantia), Cucurbitaceae.

Bitter orange (Citrus X aurantium), Rutaceae.

Bitterwood (Picrasma excelsa), Simaroubaceae.

Black Apple (Pouteria australis), Sapotaceae.

Black caraway (Nigella sativa), Ranunculaceae.

Black cardamom (Amomum costatum), Zingiberaceae.

Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), Ranunculaceae.

Black cumin Kashmiri cumin (Cumin nigrum), Apiaceae.

Black cumin (Bunium bulbocastanum), Apiaceae.

Black currant (Ribes nigrum), Grossulariaceae.

Black hellebore (Helleborus niger), Ranunculaceae.

Black horehound (Ballota nigra), Lamiaceae.

Black mulberry (Morus nigra), Moraceae.

Black mustard (Brassica nigra), Brassicaceae.

Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Piperaceae.

Black plum (Diospyros australis), Ebenaceae.

Black salsify (Scorzonera hispanica), Asteraceae.

Black sapote (Diospyros digna), Ebenaceae.

Black walnut (Juglans nigra), Juglandiaceae.

Blackberry (Rubus ursinus), Rosaceae.

Bladderwort (Utricularia foliosa), Lentibulariaceae.

Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus), Fucaceae.

Blessed thistle (Cnicus benedictus), Asteraceae.

Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica), Apocynaceae.

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), Papaveraceae.

Blue lilly pilly (Syzygium oleosum), Myrtaceae.

Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides),
Berberidaceae.

Blue flag (Iris versicolor), Iridaceae.

Blue flax-lily (Dianella atraxis), Asphodelaceae.

Blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus), Myrtaceae.

Blue lillypilly (Syzygium oleosum), Myrtaceae.

Blue morning glory (Ipomoea indica), Convolvulaceae.

Blue skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora), Lamiaceae.

Blue tongue (Melastoma affine), Melastomataceae.

Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum), Ericaceae.

Bok choy (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis), Brassicaceae.

Boldo (Peumus boldus), Monimiaceae.

Bolivian coriander (Porophyllum ruderale), Asteraceae.

Bolwarra (Eupomatia laurina), Eupomatiaceae.

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum), Asteraceae.

Boobialla (Myoporum insulare), Scrophulariaceae

Borage (Borago officinalis), Boraginaceae.

Bouncing bet (Saponaria officinalis), Caryophyllaceae.

Boysenberry (Rubus ursinus hybrid), Rosaceae.

Brahmi (Barcopa monnieri), Plantaginaceae.

Brank ursine (Acanthus mollis), Acanthaceae.

Brassica species and cultivars, Brassicaceae.

Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa), Lecythidaceae.

Brazilian ginseng (Pfaffia paniculata), Amaranthaceae.

Brazilian spinach (Alternanthera sissoo), Amaranthaceae.

Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), Moraceae.

Breadnut 1 (Artocarpus camansi), Moraceae.

Breadnut 2 (Brosimum alicastrum), Moraceae.

Bridewort (Filipendula ulmaria), Rosaceae.

Brindleberry (Garcinia gummi-gutta), Clusiaceae.

Broad-leaf privet (Ligustrum lucidum), Oleaceae.

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica), Brassicaceae.

Brooklime (Veronica beccabunga), Plantaginaceae.

Broom (Cystisus scoparius), Fabaceae.

Brown mustard (Brassica juncea), Brassicaceae.

Brownwort (Scrophularia nodosa), Scrophulariaceae.

Bruisewort (Bellis perennis), Asteraceae.

Brush cherry (Syzygium australe), Myrtaceae.

Brush pepperbush (Tasmannia insipida), Winteraceae.

Brussels sprouts (Brassica species), Brassicaceae.

Buchu (Agathosma betulina), Rutaceae.

Buckthorn (Rhamnus species), Rhamnaceae.

Buddha belly plant (Jatropha podagrica), Euphorbiaceae.

Buddlejaceae (Buddleja species)

Bugle (Ajuga reptans), Lamiaceae.

Bugleweed (Lycopus europaeus), Lamiaceae.

Buglos Boraginaceae.

Bulbine lily (Bulbine bulbosa), Asphodelaceae.

Bulbinella (Bulbine frutescens), Asphodelaceae.

Bunching onion (Allium fistulosum), Amaryllidaceae.

Bunya pine (Araucaria bidwillii), Araucariaceae.

Burdock (Arctium lappa), Asteraceae.

Burdekin plum (Pleiogynium timorense), Anacardiaceae.

Bush basil (Ocimum minimum), Lamiaceae.

Bush tomato (Solanum species), Solanaceae

Bushfood

Busy Lizzie (Impatiens walleriana), Balsaminaceae.

Butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus), Asparagaceae.

Butterbur (Petasites hybridus), Asteraceae.

Buttercup (Ranunculus acris), Ranunculaceae.

Butterfly bush (Buddleja species), Buddlejaceae.

Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Apocynaceae.

Butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea), Fabaceae.

Butterfly tree (Bauhinia, purpurea), Fabaceae.


Herbs C.

Calamint (Calamintha sylvatica), Lamiaceae.

Calamondin (Citrofortunella mitis), Rutaceae.

Calamus (Acorus calamus), Acoraceae.

Calendula (Calendula officinalis), Asteraceae.

California bay laurel (Umbellularia californica), Lauraceae.

Californian poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Papaveraceae.

Calliopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria), Asteraceae.

Camomile (Matricaria chamomilla), Asteraceae.

Camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora), Lauraceae.

Canada germander (Teucrium canadense), Lamiaceae.

Canada golden rod (Solidago canadensis), Asteraceae.

Canary grass (Phalaris canariensis), Poaceae.

Candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica), Euphorbiaceae.

Candle bush (Senna alata), Fabaceae.

Candlenut (Aleurites moluccanus), Euphorbiaceae.

Candytuft (Iberis amara), Brassicaceae.

Canistel (Pouteria campechiana), Sapotaceae.

Cannabis (Cannabis sativa), Cannabaceae.

Canola (Brassica napus cultivars), Brassicaceae.

Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana), Solanaceae.

Cape York turmeric (Curcuma australasica), Zingiberaceae.

Capers (Capparis spinosa), Capparaceae.

Capsicum (Capsicum frutescens), Solanaceae.

Capulin cherry (Prunus salicifolia), Rosaceae.

Caqui (Manilkara kauki), Sapotaceae

Carambola (Averrhoa carambola), Oxalidaceae.

Caraway (Carum carvi), Apiaceae.

Cardamom (Elattaria cardamomum), Zingiberaceae.

Cardamom ginger (Alpinia calcarata), Zingiberaceae.

Cardinal creeper (Ipomoea horsfalliae), Convolvulaceae.

Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Campanulaceae.

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), Asteraceae.

Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus), Caryophyllaceae.

Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua), Fabaceae.

Carpathian hairbell (Campanula carpatica), Campanulaceae.

Carpobrotus species, Aizoaceae.

Carioca (Caryota species), Arecaceae.

Cascara (Rhamnus purshiana), Rhamnaceae.

Cashew nut tree (Anacardium occidentale), Anacardiaceae.

Cassava (Manihot esculenta), Euphorbiaceae.

Castor oil bush (Ricinus communis), Euphorbiaceae.

Cat grass (Dactylis glomerata), Poaceae.

Cat thyme (Teucrium marum), Lamiaceae.

Catechou (Senegalia catechu), Fabaceae.

Catmint (Nepita X racemosa), Lamiaceae.

Catnip (Nepita cataria), Lamiaceae.

Cat's claw (Uncaria tormentosa), Rubiaceae.

Cat's whiskers (Orthosiphon stamineus), Lamiaceae.

Cats Herby Helpers For Animals, Basilea Living Herbs

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis), Brassicaceae.

Cawesh (Annona scleroderma), Annonaceae.

Cayenne pepper (Capsicum annuum var. annuum), Solanaceae.

Cedar Bay cherry (Eugenia reinwardtiana), Myrtaceae.

Celandine (Chelidonium majus), Papaveraceae.

Celeriac (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum), Apiaceae.

Celery (Apium graveolens var. dulce), Apiaceae.

Celery for cutting (Apium graveolens), Apiaceae.

Centaury (Centaurium erythraea), Gentianaceae.

Century plant (Agave americana), Asparagaceae.

Ceylon spinach (Basella alba), Basellaceae.

Chamisso arnica (Arnica chamissonis), Asteraceae.

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla), Asteraceae.

Chamomile, Dyer's chamomile (Cota tinctoria), Asteraceae.

Chamomile, Lawn chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile), Asteraceae.

Chamomile, Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile), Asteraceae.

Champak (Magnolia champaca), Magnoliaceae.

Chaparral (Larrea tridentata), Zygophyllaceae.

Chard (Beta vulgaris subsp vulgaris), Amanthaceae.

Charichuelo (Garcinia madruno), Clusiaceae.

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), Verbenaceae.

Chenopodiaceae

Cherimoya (Annona cherimoya), Annonaceae.

Cherry (Prunus avium), Rosaceae.

Cherry pie (Heliotropium arborescens), Boraginaceae.

Cherry satinash (Syzygium luehmannii), Myrtaceae.

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium), Apiaceae.

Chestnut (Castanea species), Fagaceae.

Chia (Salvia hispanica), Lamiaceae.

Chickweed (Stellaria media), Caryophyllaceae.

Chicory (Cichorium intybus), Asteraceae.

Chilean wineberry (Aristotelia chilensis), Elaeocarpaceae.

Chilli pepper (Capsicum frutescens), Solanaceae.

Chinese angelica (Angelica sinensis), Apiaceae.

Chinese artichoke (Stachys affinis), Lamiaceae.

Chinese cabbage (Brassica species), Brassicaceae.

Chinese cassia (Cinnamomum cassia), Lauraceae.

Chinese celery (Apium graveolens), Apiaceae.

Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia), Lauraceae.

Chinese date (Ziziphus jujuba), Rhamnaceae.

Chinese five spice powder

Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa), Orobanchaceae.

Chinese ginger (Boesenbergia rotunda), Zingiberaceae.

Chinese ginseng (Panax ginseng), Araliaceae.

Chinese goji berry (Lycium chinense), Solanaceae.

Chinese gold thread (Coptis chinensis), Ranunculaceae

Chinese kale (Brassica species), Brassicaceae.

Chinese keys (Boesenbergia pandurata), Zingiberaceae.

Chinese kale (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra), Brassicaceae.

Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis), Fabaceae.

Chinese mock-barberry (Schisandra chinensis), Schisandraceae.

Chinese mugwort (Artemisia verlotiorum), Asteraceae.

Chinese peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Paeoniaceae.

Chinese pepper (Zanthoxylum simulans), Rutaceae.

Chinese plum (Prunus salicina), Rosaceae.

Chinese privet (Ligustrum lucidum), Oleaceae.

Chinese red date (Zizyphuz jujuba), Rhamnaceae.

Chinese sage (Salvia miltiorrhiza), Lamiaceae.

Chinese scallion (Allium chinense), Amaryllidaceae.

Chinese skullcap (Scutellaria formosa), Lamiaceae.

Chinese star anise (Illicium verum), Illiciaceae.

Chinese thoroughwax (Bupleurum falcatum), Apiaceae.

Chinese thuja (Platycladus orientalis), Cupressaceae.

Chinese vitex (Vitex negundo), Verbenaceae.

Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis), Cyperaceae.

Chinese watercress (Ipomea aquatica), Convolvulaceae.

Chinese wormwood (Artemisia annua), Asteraceae.

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum), Amaryllidaceae.

Chives, Garlic chives (Allium tuberosum), Amaryllidaceae.

Chlorella (Chlorella vulgaris), Chlorellaceae.

Christmas rose (Helleborus niger), Ranunculaceae.

"Chrysanthemum" (Chrysanthemum morifolium), Asteraceae.

Cinnamomum species (plants sold as cinnamon), Lauraceae.

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), Lauraceae.

Cinnamon myrtle (Backhousia myrtifolia), Myrtaceae.

Cinquefoil (Potentilla reptans), Rosaceae.

Citron (Citrus medica), Rutaceae.

Citronella grass (Cymbopogon nardus), Poaceae.

Citrus (Citrus species), Rutaceae.

Cleavers (Galium aparine), Rubiaceae.

Clementine (Citrus X clementina), Rutaceae.

Clot-burr (Arctium lappa), Asteraceae.

Cloud plant (Tagetes lucida), Asteraceae.

Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum), Myrtaceae.

Clove pink (Dianthus caryophyllus), Caryophyllaceae.

Clubmoss (Lycopodium clavatum), Lycopodiaceae.

Coast she-oak (Casuarina equisetifolia), Casuarinaceae.

Cobbler's pegs (Bidens pilosa), Asteraceae.

Coca (Erythroxylon coca), Erythroxylaceae.

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao), Malvaceae.

Coconut (Cocos nucifera), Arecaceae.

Cocklebur (Agrimonia eupatoria), Rosaceae.

Cockscomb (Celosia cristata), Amaranthaceae.

Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula), Campanulaceae.

Coffee (Caffea arabica), Rubiaceae.

Cola (Cola nitida), Malvaceae.

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farafara), Asteraceae.

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), Ranunculaceae.

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale), Boraginaceae.

Cook's scurvy grass (Lepidium oleraceum), Brassicaceae.

Corduroy tamarind (Mischarytera lautereriana), Sapindaceae.

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), Apiaceae.

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus), Asteraceae.

Cornsilk (Zea mays), Poaceae.

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita), Asteraceae.

Cotton thistle (Onopordum acanthium), Asteraceae.

Couch grass (Elymus repens), Poaceae.

Cow tree (Brosimum utile), Moraceae.

Cowhage (Mucuna pruriens), Fabaceae.

Cowslip (Primula veris), Primulaceae.

Crab's eye (Abrus precatorius), Fabaceae.

Cramp bark (Viburnum opulus), Adoxaceae.

Cranberry small cranberry, (Vaccinium oxycoccos), Ericaceae.

Cranberry large cranberry, American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), Ericaceae.

Crataeva Three-leaved caper (Crataeva magma), Capparaceae.

Creeping jenny (Lysimachia nummularia), Primulaceae.

Creosote bush (Larrea tridentata), Zygophyllaceae.

Cress (Lepidium savitum), Brassicaceae.

Crow soap (Saponaria officinalis), Caryophyllaceae.

Crown of thorns (Euphorbia milii), Euphorbiaceae.

Cuckoo flower (Cardamine pratensis), Brassicaceae.

Cucumber tree (Averrhoa bilimbi), Oxalidaceae.

Culantro (Eryngium foetidum), Apiaceae.

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum), Apiaceae.

Cumquat (Fortunella japonica), Rutaceae.

Cup of gold vine (Solandra maxima), Solanaceae.

Curcuma species, Zingiberaceae.

Curry leaf tree (Murraya koenigii), Rutaceae.

Curry leaf myrtle (Backhousia angustifolia), Myrtaceae.

Curry plant (Helichrysm augustifolium), Asteraceae.

Custard apple (Annona reticulata), Annonaceae.

Cut-leaf mintbush (Prostanthera incisa), Lamiaceae.

Cutting celery (Apium graveolens), Apiaceae.

Herbs D.

Daisy (Bellis perennis), Asteraceae.

Damiana (Turnera diffusa), Turneraceae.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), Asteraceae.

Dang shen (Codonopsis pilosula), Campanulaceae.

Dark mullein (Verbascum nigrum), Scrophulariaceae.

Date palms (Phoenix species), Arecaceae.

Davidson's plum (Davidsonia johnsonii), Cunoniaceae.

Dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), Cupressaceae.

Daylily (Hemerocallis citrina), Asphodelaceae.

Deadnettle (Lamium purpureum), Lamiaceae.

Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), Solanaceae.

Delphinium">Delphinium species, larkspurs, Ranunculaceae.

Devil-in-a-bush (Nigella damascena), Ranunculaceae.

Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens), Pedaliaceae.

Dill (Anethum graveolens), Apiaceae.

Dill daisy (Argyranthemem marguerite), Asteraceae.

Dittany of Crete (Origanum dictamnus), Lamiaceae.

Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum), Apocynaceae.

Dogrose (Rosa canina), Rosaceae.

Dogwood (Piscidia piscipula), Fabaceae.

Dombeya (Dombeya species), Malvaceae.

Dong quai (Angelica sinensis), Apiaceae.

Double rocket (Hesperis matronalis), Brassicaceae.

Dragonfruits, Pitahayas (Hylocereus species), Cactaceae.

Dragon's blood clover (Trifolium repens), Fabaceae.

Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris), Rosaceae.

Drumstick tree (Moringa oleifera), Moringaceae.

Dulse (Palmeria palmata), Palmariaceae.

Dutch clover (Trifolium repens), Fabaceae.

Dyer's broom (Genista tinctoria), Fabaceae.

Dyer's chamomile (Cota tinctoria, Anthemis tinctoria), Asteraceae.

Dyer's madder (Rubia tinctorum), Rubiaceae.

Dyer's rocket (Reseda luteola), Resedaceae.


Herbs E.

E zhu (Curcuma zedoaria), Zingiberaceae.

Eastern pasqueflower (Pulsatilla patens), Ranunculaceae.

Eastern pellitory-of-the-wall (Parietaria officinalis), Urticaceae.

Eastern Saint Paul's wort (Siegesbeckia orientalis), Asteraceae.

Echinacea varieties Asteraceae.

Edible garland chrysanthemun (Glebionis coronaria), Asteraceae.

Elder (Sambucus nigra), Adoxaceae.

Elecampane (Inula helenium), Asteraceae.

Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Araliaceae.

Elms (Ulmus species), Ulmaceae.

Emu foot grass (Cullen tenax), Fabaceae.

Endive (Cichorium endiva), Asteraceae.

English oak (Quercus robur), Fagaceae.

English plantain (Plantago lanceolata), Plantaginaceae.

Epazote (Dysphania ambrosioides), Amaranthaceae.

Epilobium (Epilobium parviflorum), Onagraceae.

Erba stella (Plantago coronopus), Plantaginaceae.

Eucalyptus species, Myrtaceae.

Eugenia (Eugenia species), Myrtaceae.

Euphorbia (Euphorbia species), Euphorbiaceae.

European cranberry bush (Viburnum opulus), Adoxaceae.

European goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea), Asteraceae.

European heliotrope Boraginaceae.

European mistletoe (Viscum album), Santalaceae.

European white birch (Betula pendula), Betulaceae.

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), Onagraceae.

Eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis), Orobanchaceae.

Bushfood.
The following list of bushfoods are plants supplied by some Australian nurseries and labelled "bushfood".
The term "bushfood" refers to Australian native plants that Australians use or used for food.
Bushfoods may be called "bush foods" or "bush tucker foods". The term "Australian native foods" refers to Australian native plants used by Australian aboriginal people for food.
The Queensland Herbarium does not use the term "bush foods" in any publications and these is no specific list of "bush foods".
2.0: Australian native fruits with potential for development.

Abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus), Malvaceae.
Anise myrtle (Syzygium anisatum), Myrtaceae.
Apricot satinash (Syzygium fibrosum), Myrtaceae.
Aspens (Acronychia species), Rutaceae.
Atherton oak (Athertonia diversifolia), Proteaceae.
Atherton raspberry (Rubus probus), Rosaceae.
Australian finger lime (Microcitrus australasica), Rutaceae.
Australian pepper vine (Piper hederaceum), Piperaceae.
Australian round lime (Citrus australis), Rutaceae.
Australian sandalwood (Santalum spicata), Santalaceae.
Beach bird's-eye (Alectryon coriaceus), Sapindaceae.
Black apple (Pouteria australis), Sapotaceae.
Black plum (Diospyros australis), Ebenaceae.
Blue flax-lily (Dianella caerulea), Asphodelaceae.
Blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus), Myrtaceae.
Blue lilly pilly (Syzygium oleosum), Myrtaceae.
Blue tongue (Melastoma affine), Melastomataceae.
Bolwarra (Eupomatia laurina), Eupomatiaceae.
Brush cherry (Syzygium australe), Myrtaceae.
Brush pepperbush (Tasmannia insipida), Winteraceae.
Bunya pine (Araucaria bidwillii), Araucariaceae.
Burdekin plum (Pleiogynium timorense), Anacardiaceae.
Cape York turmeric (Curcuma australasica), Zingiberaceae.
Cedar Bay cherry (Eugenia reinwardtiana), Myrtaceae.
Cinnamon myrtle (Backhousia myrtifolia), Myrtaceae.
Corduroy tamarind (Mischarytera lautereriana), Sapindaceae.
Curry leaf myrtle (Backhousia angustifolia), Myrtaceae.
Cut-leaf mintbush (Prostanthera incisa), Lamiaceae.
Davidson's plum (Davidsonia johnsonii), Cunoniaceae.
Emu foot grass (Cullen tenax), Fabaceae.
Eucalyptus species, Myrtaceae.
Fig tree (Ficus species), Moraceae.
Garden mint (Mentha sachalinensis), Lamiaceae.
Giant pepper vine (Piper hederaceum), Piperaceae.
Gumbi gumbi (Pittosporum phylliraeoides), Pittosporaceae.
Heartsease (Viola tricolor), Violaceae.
Johnson River almond (Elaeocarpus bancroftii), Elaeocarpaceae.
Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana), Combretaceae.
Lemon ironbark (Eucalyptus stageriana), Myrtaceae.
Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), Myrtaceae.
Lemon-scented tea-tree (Leptospermum liversidgei), Myrtaceae.
Midyim (Austromyrtus dulcis), Myrtaceae.
Milay milay vine (Elaeagnus triflora), Elaeagnaceae.
Mount White lime (Citrus garrawayi), Rutaceae.
Mountain pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata), Winteraceae.
Muntries (Kunzea pomifera), Myrtaceae.
Musk mallow (Malva moschata), Malvaceae.
Native ginger (Alpinia caerulea), Zingiberaceae.
Native lychee (Dimocarpus australianus), Sapindaceae.
Native pomegranate (Capparis arborea), Capparaceae.
Native mulberry (Pipturus argenteus), Urticaceae.
Native violet (Viola banksii), Violaceae.
Native yam (Dioscorea transversa), Dioscoreaceae.
New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides), Aizoaceae.
Orange berry (Glycosmis trifoliata), Rutaceae.
Pandanus (Pandanus amaryllifolius), Pandanaceae.
Peanut butter tree (Bunchosia argentea), Malpighiaceae.
Peanut tree (Sterculia quadrifida), Malvaceae.
Pigface (Carpobrotus glaucescens), Azoiaceae.
Plum pine (Podocarpus elatus), Podocarpaceae.
Quandong (Elaeocarpus species), Elaeocarpaceae.
Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii), Myrtaceae.
Sea Celery (Apium prostratum), Apiaceae.
Scrambling lily (Geitonoplesium cymosum), Asphodelaceae.
Shrubby plum pine (Podocarpus spinulosus), Podocarpaceae.
Silky Myrtle (Decaspermum humile), Myrtaceae.
Small-leaved lilly pilly (Syzygium luehmannii), Myrtaceae.
Small-leaved tamarind (Diploglottis campbellii), Sapindaceae.
Strawberry gum (Eucalyptus olida), Myrtaceae.
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica), Fabaceae.
Tea tree (Leptospermum species), Myrtaceae
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), Zingiberaceae.
Walking stick palm (Linospadix monostachya), Arecaceae.
Wampi (Clausena lansium), Rutaceae.
Wild currant (Antidesma erostre), Phyllanthraceae.
Wild orange (Capparis mitchellii), Capparaceae.
Winter apple (Eremophila debilis), Scrophulariaceae.
Wongai plum (Manilkara kauki), Sapotaceae


Herbs for schools
by Sandra Nanka
Herb Cottage

School gardens full of vegetables and herbs have become popular over the past ten or so years.
We have often been asked what herbs are suitable to plant in the school garden.
Some of the things that need to be considered are:
Taste
Herbs that have a pleasing flavour, not too bitter or sour.
Children's palates are more sensitive than adults.
Touch
The feel of the herbs is important, don't choose any herbs with prickles or sharp leaves.
Smell
Children love to smell plants.

Here is a short list of tasty fragrant herbs:

Basil offers a great smell as well as flavour a few leaves can be added to salads or sprinkled onto cooked pizza.
There are so many varieties to choose from.

Mint another great smelling herb with many different varieties.
Spearmint, Egyptian mint, variegated apple mint or pineapple mint are lower in menthol than peppermint, making
them less hot to taste.
Sprinkle leaves on fruit and in drinks or mix with some butter to melt over vegetables.

Parsley a common herb that pairs well with anything.

Chives are a good choice, more subtle in flavour than onion, they can be sprinkled over egg dishes or mixed into salad.
Garlic chives are a hardy option and much quicker to grow than garlic.

Pineapple sage the pretty red flowers of pineapple sage can be added to salads, fruit salads and drinks.
The nectar in the flower gives a sweet taste.
The leaves can be added to salads or chopped into a salad dressing or herby stuffing.

Mexican Tarragon is great for making a sweet herb tea.
It has the flavour of aniseed and no sugar is needed.
The tea can also be chilled for a cool drink.

Mushroom plant is a crunchy salad herb that children seem to like as the flavour is mild.
It is very nutritious and easy to grow.

Rosemary a pungent herb great for sniffing.
Add to roast vegetables or chop into vegetable muffins.

Oregano another pungent herb, a "must-have" herb for pasta sauces and pizza.
At the start of term, let the children plant parsley seed or one of the basils - lemon, lime, anis cinnamon etc,
whatever they can find in seed form.
Teaching children about herbs can be fun!
Edible gardens, Leonie Shanahan