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)
Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common spotted orchid
Dahlia Dahlia
Dalbergia melanoxylon African ebony
Daphne cneorum Garland flower
Darmera peltata syn. Peltiphyllum peltatum Umbrella plant
Daucus carota ssp. sativus Carrot
Delphinium Delphinium
Dendrobium Orchid
Dianthus Dianthus, Carnation, pink
Dianthus Pink, Carnation, Dianthus
Dianthus barbatus Dianthus, Carnation, pink
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William
Dianthus scardicus Dianthus, Carnation, pink
Dicentra Bleeding heart, Dicentra
Dicentra eximia Dicentra
Dicentra formosa Dicentra
Dicentra spectabilis Bleeding heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra
Dicksonia antarctica Tree fern
Digitalis Foxglove
Digitalis grandiflora Foxglove
Digitalis purperea Foxglove
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove
Digitalis x mertonensis Foxglove
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Wild rocket
Doronicum Leopard's bane
Doronicum orientale Leopard's bane
Drosera anglica Great sundew
Dryopteris Fern
Dryopteris affinis Golden male fern
Dryopteris erythrosora Japanese painted fern
Dryopteris filix-mas Male fern
Dryopteris wallichiana Fern

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