Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'd', listed by scientific/botanical (Latin) name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with botanic / latin names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by common name.

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Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Dactylis glomerata Cock's foot
Dactylis polygama Slender cock's foot
Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common spotted orchid
Dactylorhiza incarnata Early marsh orchid
Dactylorhiza lapponica Lapland marsh orchid
Dactylorhiza maculata Heath spotted orchid
Dactylorhiza majalis Western marsh orchid
Dactylorhiza praetermissa Southern marsh orchid
Dactylorhiza purpurella Northern marsh orchid
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri Narrow-leaved marsh orchid
Dahlia Dahlia
Dalbergia melanoxylon African blackwood, Mpingo, used to be classified as African ebony
Damasonium alisma Starfruit
Danthonia decumbens Heath grass, Common heath grass
Daphne cneorum Garland flower
Daphne mezereum Mezereum
Darlingtonia californica Cobra Lily
Darmera peltata Umbrella plant
Daucus carota Carrot
Daucus carota Carrot
Davidia involucrata Pocket Handkerchief Tree, Handkerchief Tree, Dove Tree
Delphinium Delphinium
Delphinium Siberian larkspur
Delphinium elatum Delphinium
Dendrobium Orchid
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted hair grass, Wavy hair grass
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted hair grass, Tussock grass
Deschampsia flexuosa Wavy hair grass
Deschampsia setacea Bog hair grass
Dianthus Dianthus, Carnation, pink
Dianthus Dianthus / Carnation / Pink
Dianthus Pink, Carnation, Dianthus
Dianthus barbatus Dianthus / Carnation / Pinks / Sweet William
Dianthus scardicus Dianthus / Carnation / Pinks
Dicentra Bleeding heart, Dicentra
Dicentra eximia Dicentra
Dicentra formosa Dicentra
Dicentra spectabilis Bleeding heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra
Dicentra spectabilis Dicentra, Bleeding Heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra
Dicksonia antarctica Tree fern
Digitalis Foxglove
Digitalis ambigua Foxglove
Digitalis grandiflora Foxglove
Digitalis purperea Foxglove
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove
Digitalis x mertonensis Foxglove
Digitaria ischaemum Smooth finger grass, small crabgrass
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Wild rocket
Dipsacus fullonum Teasle
Doronicum Leopard's bane
Doronicum orientale Leopard's bane
Dracaena fragrans Cornstalk Dracaena, Striped Dracaena, Chinese money Tree
Dracunculus vulgaris Dragon Arum
Drosera anglica Great Sundew
Drosera rotundifolia Round-leaved Sundew, Youth Grass
Dryopteris Fern
Dryopteris affinis Golden male fern
Dryopteris erythrosora Autumn Fern, Japanese painted fern
Dryopteris filix-mas Male fern
Dryopteris filix-mas Male fern, fern
Dryopteris wallichiana Fern

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