Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'r', listed by common name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with common names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by botanic name.

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Table: List of common names of plants along with their botanic/latin name equivalent.
Common name Botanic name
Radish Raphanus sativus
Ragged robin Lychnis flos-cuculi
Rain lily, Windflower Zephyranthes candida
Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Red barked dogwood Cornus alba
Red betony Stachys officinalis
Red hot poker Kniphofia
Red hot poker Kniphofia rooperi
Red hot poker Kniphofia uvaria
Red maple Acer rubrum
Red-leaved banana Musa ensete syn. Ensete ventricosum
Regal pelargonium, Geranium Pelargonium
Rhododendron Rhododendron
Rhododendron Rhododendron macareanum
Rhododendron Rhododendron schlippenbachii
Rhododendron Rhododendron sinogrande
Rhododendron Rhododendron yakushimanum
Rhubarb Rheum palmatum
Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia Aubrieta
Rock rose Cistus
Rock rose Cistus x purpureus
Rock samphire, samphire, sea fennel Crithmum maritimum
Rose Rosa
Rose, Shrub rose Rosa
Rose Rosa davidii
Rose Rosa gallica
Rose Rosa glauca
Rose Rosa rubrifolia
Rose Rosa rugosa
Rose Rose
Rose of sharon, Aaron's Beard Hypericum calycinum
Rosebud cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Rough tree fern Cyathea australis
Round-leaved mint Mentha suaveolens syn M. x rotundifolia
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Royal fern Osmunda regalis
Ruby chard Beta vulgaris (Cida group)
Rue Ruta graveolens
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Russian sage Perovskia

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