Species Checklist of the Common Medicinal Plants of Portland, Jamaica
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Common name

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ACANTHACEAE
Ruellia tuberosa
Duppy Gun
SA187
Justicia pectoralis
Fresh Cut
SA136
Andrographis paniculata
Rice Bitters
SA19, 90
ANACARDIACEAE
Mangifera indica
Mango
SA161
ANNONACEAE
Annona muricata
Soursop
SA167
Cananga odorata
Ylang Ylang
SA115
APIACEAE    
Eryngium foetidum
Fits Weed
SA124
APOCYNACEAE
Forsteronia floribunda
Milk Wiss
SA150
ARACEAE
Anthurium grandifolium
Woodland Coco
SA163
ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
Aristolochia trilobata
Country Elbow
SA05
ASTERACEAE
Neurolaena lobata
Bitter Albut
SA78, 87
Pluchea odorata
Bitter Tobacco
SA169
Wedelia trilobata
Marigold
SA12, 132
Bidens cynapiifolia
Spanish Needle
SA113
Pseudoelephantopus spicatus
Iron Weed
SA146
Eupatorium odoratum
Jack in a Bush
SA73, 114
BALANOPHORACEAE    
Scybalium jamaicense
Standing Buddy
SA179
BIGNONIACEAE
Crescentia cujete
Paki
SA165
BORAGINACEAE    
Symphytum officinale
Comfrey
SA131
CACTACEAE
Opuntia tuna
Tuna
SA173
COMMELINACEAE
Commelina diffusa
Red Water Grass
SA191
CRASSULACEAE
Bryophyllum pinnatum
Leaf of Life
SA53, 128
EUPHORBIACEAE  
Chamaesyce spp
Milk Weed
SA190
Croton linearis
Rock Rosemary
SA157
FABACEAE    
Cassia occidentalis
Dandelion
SA71, 111
Acacia melanoxylon
Eucalyptus
SA139
Haematoxylum campechianum
Logwood
SA137
Mimosa pudica
Shame Old Lady
SA120
Alysicarpus vaginalis
Medina
SA135
LAMIACEAE  
Balsam
SA116
Acalypha amentacea ssp. wilkesianai
Joseph's Coat
SA164
Satureja brownei
Penny Royal
SA118
Satureja viminea
Peppermint
SA125
LAURACEAE
Persea americana
Pear
SA166
LILIACEAE    
Aloe vera
Aloe Vera
SA123
LEGUMINOSAE    
Desmodium incanum
Flat Bur
SA134
LORANTHACEAE    
Rhipsalis cassutha
Thistle Toe
SA193
MALVACEAE  
Guazuma ulmifolia
Bas Cedar
SA25
MORACEAE    
Artocarpus altilis
Breadfruit
SA162
Trophis racemosa
Raw Moon
SA152
MUSACEAE    
Musa spp.
Red Banana
SA197, 129
MYRTACEAE    
Psidium guajava
Guava
SA61
PHYTOLACCACEAE    
Rivina humilis
Dog Blood
SA126
PIPERACEAE    
Piper amalago
Black Betty
SA59, 84
PLANTAGINACEAE    
Plantago major
English Plantain
SA130
POACEAE    
Andropogon citratus
Fever Grass
SA112
RHAMNACEAE    
Gouania lupuloides
Chew Stick
SA158
ROSACEAE  
Prunus occidentalis
Puron
SA170, 178
SCROPHULARIACEAE  
Scoparia dulcis
Sweet Broom
SA117
SIMAROUBACEAE
Picramnia antidesma
Mojo Herb
SA68, 171
Picrasma excelsa
Bitter Wood
SA192
SMILACACEAE  
Smilax regelii
Sarsparilla
SA186, 180
Smilax balbisiana
Chaney Root
SA175
SOLANACEAE    
Capsicum frutescens
Bird Pepper  
TURNERACEAE    
Turnera ulmifolia
Ram Goat Dash a Long
SA01, 121, 155
URTICACEAE    
Cecropia peltata
Trumpet
SA48
VITACEAE    
Vitis tiliifolia
Black Wiss
SA172
VERBENACEAE    
Lantana camara
Red Sage
SA154
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Vervine
SA03, 27, 29, 119
ZINGIBERACEAE    
Zingiber officinale
Ginger
Curcuma longa
Tambrick
SA184, 196
POLYPODIACEAE  
Adiantum tenerum
Maiden Hair Fern
SA133, 143
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