Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'z', 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)
Zantedeschia aethiopica Arum lily
Zostera noltei Dwarf eelgrass
Zostera marina Eelgrass
Zizea aurea Golden Alexander
Zannichellia palustris Horned pondweed
Zantedeschia aethiopica Lily-of-the-Nile, Calla lily, Arum lily, Altar lily
Zostera angustifolia Narrow-leaved eelgrass
Zea mays Ornamental maize, Sweet corn
Zephyranthes candida Rain lily, Windflower
Zea mays Sweet corn
Zinnia elegans Zinnia

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