Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'r', 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)
Ranunculus Buttercup
Ranunculus acris citrinus Meadow buttercup
Ranunculus hederaceous Buttercup
Raphanus sativus Radish
Rheum palmatum Rhubarb
Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum Chinese rhubarb
Rhinanthus major Yellow rattle
Rhododendron Azalea
Rhododendron Rhododendron
Rhododendron macareanum Rhododendron
Rhododendron schlippenbachii Rhododendron
Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron
Rhododendron yakushimanum Rhododendron
Rhus typhina Stag's horn sumach
Rhus verniciflua Varnish Tree
Ribes nigrum Blackcurrant, Currant
Ribes sanguineum Flowering currant
Ribes uva-crispa Gooseberry
Robinia pseudoacacia False acacia, Locust
Rocambole Lady garlic
Rosa Austrian Copper
Rosa Austrian Yellow
Rosa Cabbage rose, Provence rose
Rosa China rose
Rosa Dog rose
Rosa Musk rose
Rosa Ramanas rose
Rosa Rose
Rosa Rose
Rosa Rose, Shrub rose
Rosa Scotch rose, Burnet rose"
Rosa Sweet briar rose
Rosa The White Rose of York
Rosa davidii Rose
Rosa gallica Rosa mundi, Rose
Rosa gallica officinalis Apothecary's rose, old red damask, red rose of Lancaster, crimson damask rose., French rose
Rosa glauca The red-leaved rose
Rosa mundi Rosa mundi, French rose
Rosa rubrifolia Rose
Rosa rugosa Rose
Rose Rose
Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary
Rubus biflorus Ornamental blackberry
Rubus idaeus Raspberry
Rubus odoratus Ornamental raspberry
Rubus thibetanus Blackberry, Bramble
Rubus tricolor Blackberry, Bramble
Rudbeckia Coneflower
Rudbeckia Western Coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia fulgida Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia hirta Coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rumex acetosa Broad-leaved sorrel
Rumex scutatus Buckler-leaved sorrel
Ruta graveolens Rue

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