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)
Dalbergia melanoxylon African blackwood, mpingo, grenadilla, historically classified as African ebony
Dierama pulcherrimum Angels' fishing rod
Dryopteris erythrosora Autumn Fern, Japanese Painted Fern
Dicentra Bleeding Heart, Dicentra
Dicentra spectabilis Bleeding Heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra
Dicentra formosa Bleeding Heart
Deschampsia setacea Bog Hair Grass
Daucus carota carrot
Darlingtonia californica Cobra Lily
Dactylis glomerata Cock's Foot
Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common Spotted Orchid
Dracaena fragrans Cornstalk Dracaena, Striped Dracaena, Chinese Money Tree
Dahlia dahlia
Dahlia pinnata Dahlia
Daphne mezereum Daphne
Daphne bholua Daphne
Daphne odora Daphne
Delphinium delphinium
Delphinium elatum delphinium
Dianthus dianthus, Carnation, pink
Dianthus dianthus / carnation / pink
Dianthus scardicus dianthus / carnation / pink
Dianthus barbatus dianthus / carnation / pink / Sweet William
Dicentra eximia dicentra
Dicentra formosa dicentra
Dicentra spectabilis dicentra, Bleeding Heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra
Dracunculus vulgaris Dragon Arum
Dactylorhiza incarnata Early Marsh Orchid
Daphne mezereum February daphne, mezereum
Dryopteris Fern
Dryopteris wallichiana fern
Digitalis foxglove
Digitalis ambigua foxglove
Digitalis grandiflora foxglove
Digitalis x mertonensis foxglove
Digitalis purperea foxglove
Digitalis purpurea foxglove
Daphne cneorum Garland flower, rose daphne, sweet-scented daphne
Dryopteris affinis Golden Male Fern
Drosera anglica Great Sundew
Danthonia decumbens Heath grass, Common heath grass
Dactylorhiza maculata Heath Spotted Orchid
Dactylorhiza lapponica Lapland Marsh Orchid
Doronicum Leopard's Bane
Doronicum orientale Leopard's Bane
Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern
Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern, fern
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri Narrow-leaved Marsh Orchid
Dactylorhiza purpurella Northern Marsh Orchid
Dendrobium orchid
Dianthus pink, Carnation, Dianthus
Dianthus 'Pink Surprise' pink, Carnation, Dianthus
Davidia involucrata Pocket Handkerchief Tree, Handkerchief Tree, Dove Tree
Drosera rotundifolia Round-leaved Sundew, Youth Grass
Delphinium grandiflorum Siberian Larkspur
Dactylis polygama Slender Cock's Foot
Digitaria ischaemum Smooth Finger Grass, Small Crabgrass
Dactylorhiza praetermissa Southern Marsh Orchid
Damasonium alisma Starfruit
Dipsacus fullonum Teasle
Dicksonia antarctica Tree Fern
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair Grass, Wavy hair grass
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair Grass, Tussock Grass
Darmera peltata Umbrella Plant
Diplotaxis Wall-rocket
Deschampsia flexuosa Wavy Hair Grass
Dactylorhiza majalis Western Marsh Orchid
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Wild Rocket

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