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 Meadow buttercup
Ranunculus hederaceous Water buttercup, Ivy-leaved crowfoot
Raphanus sativus Radish
Rhamnus alaternus Italian buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica Common buckthorn, Purging buckthorn
Rhamnus frangula Alder buckthorn
Rheum palmatum Chinese rhubarb
Rheum palmatum Rhubarb
Rhinanthus major Yellow rattle
Rhododendron Azalea
Rhododendron Rhododendron
Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron
Rhododendron schlippenbachii Rhododendron
Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron
Rhododendron yakushimanum Rhododendron
Rhus typhina Stag's horn sumach
Rhus verniciflua Varnish Tree
Rhynchospora alba White beak sedge
Rhynchospora fusca Brown beak sedge
Ribes Whitecurrant
Ribes nigrum Blackcurrant, Currant
Ribes odoratum Buffalo currant
Ribes rubrum Redcurrant
Ribes sanguineum Flowering currant
Ribes sanguineum Gooseberry
Ribes uva-crispa Gooseberry
Robinia pseudoacacia False acacia, Locust
Rocambole Lady garlic
Romulea columnae Sand crocus
Romulea rosea Oniongrass
Rosa Rose
Rosa Rose
Rosa Rose, Shrub rose
Rosa canina Dog rose
Rosa centifolia Cabbage rose, Provence rose
Rosa centifolia Rose
Rosa chinensis China rose
Rosa chinensis Rose
Rosa davidii Rose
Rosa foetida Austrian Copper
Rosa foetida Austrian Yellow
Rosa gallica Apothecary's rose, old red damask, red rose of Lancaster, crimson damask rose., French rose
Rosa gallica Rosa mundi, Rose
Rosa glauca The red-leaved rose
Rosa moschata Musk rose
Rosa moschata Rose
Rosa moyesii Rose
Rosa mundi Rosa mundi, French rose
Rosa nitida Rose
Rosa pimpinellifolia Scotch rose, Burnet rose"
Rosa rubiginosa Sweet briar rose
Rosa rubrifolia Rose
Rosa rugosa Ramanas rose
Rosa rugosa Rose
Rosa rugosa Rose
Rosa virginiana Rose
Rosa x alba Rose
Rosa x alba Rose
Rosa x alba The White Rose of York
Rosa x damascena Rose
Rosa xanthina Rose
Rosmarinus lavandulaceous Prostrate rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis Common rosemary, Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis Pink rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis Prostrate rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary
Rubia tinctorum Madder
Rubus Bramble, Blackberry
Rubus Tayberry
Rubus biflorus Ornamental blackberry
Rubus fruticosus Blackberry
Rubus idaeus Raspberry
Rubus odoratus Ornamental raspberry, Thimbleberry
Rubus phoenicolasius Japanese wineberry
Rubus thibetanus Ghost berry
Rubus tricolor Blackberry, Bramble
Rubus x loganbaccus Loganberry
Rudbeckia Coneflower
Rudbeckia Coneflower, North American daisy
Rudbeckia fulgida Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia fulgida Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia hirta, Coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia laciniata Coneflower
Rudbeckia maxima Giant coneflower
Rudbeckia occidentalis Western coneflower, Rudbeckia
Rumex acetosa Sorrel, Broad-leaved sorrel
Rumex scutatus Buckler leaf sorrel
Rumex scutatus Normandy sorrel, Buckler-leaved sorrel
Ruppia cirrhosa Spiral tasselweed
Ruppia maritima Beaked tasselweed
Ruscus aculeatus Butcher's broom
Ruscus hypoglossum Spineless butcher's broom
Russelia equisetiformis Coral plant
Ruta graveolens Common rue
Ruta graveolens Rue
Ruta graveolens Variegated rue

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