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Abelmoschus moschatus (L.) Medicus 101:tool, 103:medicine, 108:food
Abrus precatorius L. 39:wine brewing
Abutilon indicum (L.) Sweet 51:medicine
Acacia confusa Merr. 39:housing
Acalypha australis L. 51:medicine
Acalypha caturus Blume 101:food
Acalypha hontauyuensis Keng 101:food,mis.,tool
Acer serrulatum Hayata 39:housing
Achyranthes aspera L. var. indica L. 51:medicine
Achyranthes aspera L. var. rubro-fusca Hook. F. 51:medicine
Acmena acuminatissima (Blume) Merr. & Perry 44:housing,boat making
Acorus calamus L. 51:medicine
Acorus gramineus Soland. 51:medicine
Actinidia callosa  Lindl. 39:fibre
Adiantum capillus-veneris L. 51:medicine
Adinandra formosana Hayata 39:food
Adinandra lasiostyla Hayata 39:tool
Aerva sanguinolenta Blume 39:ornamental
Ageratum houstonianum Mill. 103:medicine
Aglaia chittagonga Miq. 101:tool,housing,mis.
Aglaia elliptifolia Merr. 101:boat making,housing,tool
Aglaia formosana (Hay.) Hayata 39:housing,tool; 107:housing
Albizzia julibrissin Durazz. 39:washing
Albizzia procera (Roxb.) Benth. 61:fish poisoning
Allium bakeri Regel 39:food, 51:medicine
Allium fistulosum L. 39:food
Allium sativum L. 51:medicine
Allium thunbergii G. Don 51:medicine
Allium tuberosum Rottler 102:food
Alocasia cucullata Schott & Endl. 39:mis., 51:medicine, 104:wine brewing, 124:medicine,food,mis.
Alocasia macrorrhizos (L.) G. Don 51,103:medicine, 101, 118:food, 102:feed
Alpinia intermedia Gagn. 117:boat making
Alpinia speciosa (Wendl.) K. Schum. 101:tool,mis., 102:tool, 103:medicine, 105,107,110,115,117,124:fibre; 108:food
Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) Burtt & Smith 39:fibre, 51:medicine
Alyxia insularis Kaneh. & Sasaki 101:tool,medicine
Amaranthus mangostanus L. 102:food
Amaranthus spinosus L. 39,104,107,108:food
Amarathus viridis L. 104,107,108:food
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Traut. 39:fibre, 51:medicine
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. var. hancei (Planch.) Rehder 101:mis.
Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. 39:food,ornamental, 51:medicine, 102:food, 113:fibre
Angiopteris palmiformis (Cav.) C. Chr. 101:tool
Anisomeles indica (L.) Kuntze 51:medicine
Anoectochilus formosanus Hayata 51:medicine
Arachis hypogaea L. 39:food, 51:medicine
Aralia bipinnata Blanco 39:mis.
Ardisia cornudentata Mez 39:food
Ardisia crenata Sims 51:medicine
Ardisia crispa (Thunb.) A. DC. 108:food
Ardisia elliptica Thunb. 101:food
Ardisia sieboldiii Miquel 39:housing, 51:medicine, 101:mis.
Areca catechu L. 39,114:chewing, 51:medicine, 101:ornamental,food,mis., 102:tool, 108:food, 105:housing
Arenga engleri Beccari 39:fibre, 51, 103:medicine, 101:food,tool; 107:mis.; 108:foodAfibre
Arisaema consanguineum Schott 51:medicine
Aristolochia cucurbitifolia Hayata 51:medicine
Aristolochia heterophylla Hemsl. 51,107:medicine
Artemisia capillaris Thunb. 39:ornamental, 51,103,.107:medicine
Artemisia indica Willd. 51:medicine
Artemisia lactifora Wallichex DC 108:food
Artemisia princeps Pamp. Var orientalis (Pamp.) Hara 108:food
Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) L.F. 44:housing,tool,boat making, 101:tool,food,housing,boat making,mis. 117:boat making, 108:food
Artocarpus xanthocarpus Merr. 101:housing,food
Asarum hypogynum Hayata 51:medicine
Asarum macranthum  Hook. f. 51:medicine
Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. 51:medicine
Aspidistra attenuata Hayata 39:fibre
Asplenium antiquum Makino 102:tool; 104,124:food
Asplenium nidus L. 39:mis., 51:medicine, 101:food
Astilbe longicarpa (Hayata) Hayata 51:medicine
Astronia ferruginea Elmer 101,117:boat making
Atalantia buxifolia (Poir.) Oliv. 107:medicine
Bambusa dolichoclada Hayata 39,107:housing
Bambusa pachinensis Hayata 101:mis., 122:tool
Bambusa stenostachya Hackel 39,106,107:tool, 105:housingAtool
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendland 101:tool,housing,mis. 122:tool
Baphicacanthus cusia (Nees) Bremek. 113:dye
Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz 101:mis.
Basella alba L. 39:medicine, 108:food
Bauhinia championii Benth. 39:fibre
Begonia fenicis Merr. 101:food,mis.
Begonia formosana (Hayata) Masamune 29:washing
Begonia laciniata Roxb. 39:food
Berchemia lineata (L.) DC. 103:medicine, 108:food
Bidens bipinnata L. 104:food
Bidens pilosa L. var. minor (Blume) Sherff 51:medicine; 101:mis.; 108,124:food
Bischofia javanica Blume 39:tool,housing, 51:medicine, 101,107,118,108: food, 101:tool,mis.; 105:housingFtool, 117:boat making
Blechnum orientale L. 51:medicine
Blumea aromatica DC. 51:medicine
Blumea balsamifera (L.) DC. 31,37,112:wine brewing, 51:medicine
Blumea lacera (Burm. f.) DC. 39:food
Blumea laciniata (Roxb.) DC. 51:medicine
Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce 51:medicine; 104, 106:wine brewing
Blumea riparia (Blume) DC. var. megacephala Randeria 51:medicine
Boehmeria densiflora Hook. Et Arn. 51:medicine; 113,124:fibre; 124:mis.
Boehmeria engleri Beac. 118:fibre
Boehmeria formosana Hayata 113:fibre
Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich. 39,109,110,113,114,115,122,124:fibre;  102:tool,handicraft,mis.; 103:medicine
Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich. var. tenacissima (Gaudich.) Miq. 51:medicine; 101:tool,food;118:fibre
Boerhavia diffusa L. 107:medicine
Boerlagiodendron pectinatum  (Merr.) 101:food,mis.
Bombax malabarica DC. 51:medicine
Botrychium daucifolium (Wall.) Hook. & Grev. 51:medicine
Botrychium lanuginosum (Wall.) Hook. & Grev. 51:medicine
Brassica campestris L. subsp. chinensis Makino 108:food
Brassica juncea (L.) Czerniak 39:food
Breynia officinalis Hemsl. 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing; 107:medicine
Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Herit. ex Vent. 102:fibre, 108:food
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz 51,103:medicine, 108:food
Buddleja asiatica Lour. 39:ornamental, 51, 103,107:medicine, 61:fish poisoning, 102:mis.
Buxus microphylla Sieb. & Zucc. 39:tool, 101:tool,boat making, 121:dye
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. 39,102,118: food
Calamus formosana Becc. 102, 122:tool, 117:mis.
Calamus quiquesetinervius Burret. 39,105:fibre
Calamus siphonospathus Mart. var. sublaevis Becc. 101:food,fibre,tool
Callicarpa formosana Rolfe 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing, 51,103,107:medicine, 101:tool,washing, 102,124:chewing, 105:mis.
Callicarpa longissima (Hemsl.) Merr. 51:medicine
Callicarpa pilosissima Maxim. 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing
Calophyllum changii N. Robson 117:boat making
Canarium album (Lour.) Racusch. 108:food
Canna indica L. 51:medicine
Canthium gynochthodes Bail. 101:tool,117:boat making
Capparis lanceolaris DC. 101:tool
Capsicum annuum L. 39, 102:food
Capsicum annuum L. var. longum Seudt 108:food
Cardiospermum halicacabum L. 101,114:ornamental, 103:medicine
Carica papaya L. 39,102:food
Cassia occidentalis L. 108:food
Cassia tora L. 108:food
Castanea crenata Sieb. & Zucc. 50:wine brewing
Castanopsis indica (Roxburgh ex Lindl.) A. DC. 39:housing
Castanopsis kawakamii Hayata 39:housing
Cayratia japonica (Thunb.) Gagnep. 39,51,101:medicine
Celtis formosana Hayata 39:tool
Celtis philippinensis Blanco 101:tool,mis.
Centella asiatica (L.) Urban 51,107:medicine; 101:medicine
Cerbera manghas L. 101:mis.
Chamaecyparis formosensis Matsum. 102:housing,tool
Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp. 103:medicine
Chamaesyce thymifolia (L.) Millsp. 51:medicine
Champereia manillana (Blume) Merr. 104,105,107:food
Chenopodium album L.  48:wine brewing, 51:medicine, 102:food,mis.
Chenopodium ambrosioides L. 101:food
Chenopodium serotinum L. 105,108:food
Chenopodium sp. 39,112,118:wine brewing
Chisocheton kanehirai Sasaki 117:boat making
Chloranthus oldhami Solms. 51:medicine
Christella acuminata (Houtt.)Lev. 101:medicine,housing
Chrysanthemum segetum L. 30:ornamental, 51:medicine
Cibotium cumingii Kunze 124:medicine
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Nees & Eberm. 51:medicine; 102,105,124:tool; 116,124:mis.
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Nees & Eberm. var. nominale Hayata ex Matsum. & Hayata 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing
Cinnamomum insulari-montanum Hayata 39:housing, 51:medicine
Cinnamomum kotoense Kanehira & Sasaki 101:mis.
Cinnamomum subavenium Miq. 39:housing
Cinnamomum tenuifolium Sugimoto f. nervosum (Meissn.) Hara 101:food
Cirsium japonicum DC. var. australe Kitamura 51:medicine
Citrus aurantium L. 101:mis.
Citrus depressa Hayata 39:food,ornamental
Citrus maxima (Burm. F. ) Merr. 51:medicine, 102:tool
Citrus medica L. 39:food
Citrus medica L. var. gaoganeasis (Hay.) Tanaka 51:medicine
Citrus microcarpa Bunge 102:food
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck var. sekken Hayata 51:medicine
Citrus spp. 102:mis.
Citrus taiwanica Tanaka & Shimada 101:food,mis.
Citrus tangerina Hort. ex Tanaka 51:medicine
Clausena excavata Burm. f. 39:food,ornamental,medicine; 107:medicine
Clematis gouriana Roxb. Ex DC. Subsp. lishanensis Yang & Huang 51:medicine
Clematis grata Wall. 101:mis., 103:medicine
Clerodendrum inerme (L.) Gaertn. 101:mis.
Clerodendrum kaempferi (Jacq.) Siebold ex Steud 51:medicine
Clerodendrum trichotomum Thunb. 51,107:medicine
Clerodendrum trichotomum Thunb. var. fargesii (Dode) Rehder 39,51:medicine
Cocculus orbiculatus (L.) DC. 39:fibre, 51:medicine
Cocos nucifera L. 101:ornamental,food,mis., 113:fibre, 114: food
Coix lacryma-jobi L. 39,101:ornamental, 102:ornamental,food
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott 39,108:food, 51medicine, 101,111:food,mis.
Colocasia formosana Hayata 51:medicine, 102:feed
Colocasia kotoensis Hayata 101:food
Commelina diffusa Burm. f. 101:food
Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronq. 51:medicine
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) Walker 39:ornamental; 124:medicine
Cordia dichotoma Forst.f. 34,39,102:food
Coriaria japonica A. Gray ssp. intermedia (Matsum.) Huang & Huang 51:medicine
Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore 101:104,105,107,120,108:food, 108:medicine
Crinum asiaticum L.  39:ornamental, 51,103:medicine, 101:mis.,medicine
Crossostephium chinense (L.) Makino 51,101:medicine
Croton tiglium L. 102: fish poisoning
Cryptomeria japonica (L. f.) D. Don 39:housing
Ctenitis subglandulosa (Hance) Ching 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing
Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo Conomon Group 51:medicine
Cucumis sativus L. 39:food
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Poir.  39,102,118,108:food, 26,51,103:medicine
Cudrania cochinchinensis (Lour.) Kudo & Masam. 107:dye
Curculigo capitulata (Lour.) Kuntze 39:ornamental, 101:tool,food
Curculigo orchioides Gaertn. 51:medicine
Curcuma domestica Valet 51:medicine, 102:food, 113:dye
Curcuma zedoaria (Berg.) Rosc. 26:medicine, 113:dye
Cyanotis kawakamii Hayata 39:ornamental
Cyathea lepifera (J. Sm ex Hook.) Copel. 101:washing; 101,102:tool
Cyathea lepifera (J. Sm. ex Hook.) Copel. 102:mis.
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume 51:medicine
Cyclea insularis (Makino) Hatusima 51:medicine
Cyclobalanopsis glauca (Thunb.) Oerst. 105:tool
Cyclosorus kotoensis (Hayata) Shieh 101:food
Cynanchum lanhsuense Yamazaki 101:tool
Cyperus rotundus L. 124:food
Cypholophus moluccanus (Blume) Miq. 101:fibre,mis. 122:fibre
Daemonorops margaritae (Hance) Beccari 103:medicine, 104,108:food
Daiswa chinensis (Franch.) Takhtajan 51:medicine
Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume subsp. oldhamii (Hemsl.) Huang 39:tool,housing, 51:medicine, 101:mis.
Daucus carota L. var. sativa DC 49:wine brewing
Davallia mariesii Moore ex Bak. 51:medicine
Dehaasia triandra Merr. 117:boat making
Dendranthema arisanense (Hayata) Y. Lin & C. Shih 37:wine brewing
Dendranthema indicum (L.) Des Moul.  37:wine brewing, 39:ornamental, 51:medicine
Dendrobium clavatum Lindl. var. aurantiacum (Reichb. f.) Tang & Wang 102:ornamental,fibre
Dendrocalamus latiflorus Munro 102:mis.
Dendrocnide meyeniana (Walp.) Chew 39,101:mis.; 101:chewing; 103:medicine
Dendrolobium umbelatum (L.) Benth. 101:mis.
Derris elliptica Benth. 103:medicine, 118:tool
Derris oblonga Benth. 101:mis.
Derris trifoliata Lour. 124:fish poisoning
Desmodium laxiflorum DC. 51:medicine
Desmodium multiflorum DC.  51:medicine
Desmodium sequax Wall. 51:medicine; 118:food
Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC. ex Redoute. 39:ornamental, 51:medicine
Dichondra micrantha Urban 51,107:medicine
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L. f.) Kuntze 51:medicine; 112:wine brewing
Dicliptera chinensis (L.) Juss. 51:medicine
Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. F.) Under. 124:food,medicine,tool
Dioscorea alata L. 39,48,101,102,105:food
Dioscorea alata L. var. purpurea (Roxb.) M. Pouch. 108:food
Dioscorea bulbifera L. 102,105:food
Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burk. var. spinosa (Roxb.) Knuth 101,102:food
Dioscorea matsudae Hayata 39,48:food; 101,107,113,115:dye
Diospyros eriantha Champ. ex Benth.  39:mis., 51:medicine
Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakhuizen 101:tool,mis.
Diospyros kaki Thunb. 51,103:medicine; 108:food
Diospyros kotoensis Yamazaki 101:boat making,mis.
Diospyros maritime Blume 101:tool,122:tool
Diospyros philippensis (Desr.) Gurke 39,107:housing,food; 101:ornamental,housing,food,boat making,mis., 108:food, 101,105,122,117:tool; 114: boat making
Diplazium dilatatum Blume  104:food
Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw. 101,104,107,124:food
Diplazium megaphyllum (Bak.) Christ 51:medicine
Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey 51:medicine; 101:mis.
Distylium racemosum Sieb. & Zucc. 101,117:tool
Dodoneae viscosa  (L.) Jacq. 51:medicine
Dolichos lablab L. 102:food
Donax connaeformis (Forst. f.) Rolfe 101:fibre, 105:food, 122:tool
Dracaena angustifolia Roxb. 101:food
Drymaria diandra Blume 51,105:medicine
Drypetes littoralis (C. B. Rob.) Merr. 107:housing
Dumasia villosa DC. ssp. bicolor (Hayata) Ohashi & Tateishi 51:medicine
Dysosma pleiantha (Hance) Woodson 51:medicine
Dysoxylum arborescens (Blume) Miq. 117:boat making
Dysoxylum cumingianum C. DC. 101:housing,boat making
Dysoxylum hongkongense (Tutch.) Merr.  39:housing,tool, 122:tool
Dysoxylum leytense Merr. 101:boat making,housing, 117:boat making
Eccoilopus cotulifer (Thunb.) A. Camus 39:food
Ecdysanthera rosea Hook. & Arn. 32:salt sources, 51:medicine
Ecdysanthera utilis Hayata & Kawasami 122:tool
Echinochloa colonum (L.) Link 51:medicine
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. 111:food
Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk. 101:medicine
Ehretia acuminata R. Br. 39:tool, 51:medicine
Ehretia dicksonii Hance 39,107:mis., 51medicine, 104:food; 117:boat making, 122:tool
Ehretia philippinensis A. DC. 101:mis.
Ehretia resinosa Hance 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing, 51:medicine
Ehretia thyrsiflora (Sieb. et Zucc.) Nakai 101:tool,boat making
Elaeagnus marcrophylla Thunb. 101:food,tool, 122:tool
Elaeagnus oldhamii Maxim. 108:foodBmedicine
Elaeocarpus argenteus Merr. 117:boat making
Elaeocarpus sphaericus (Gaertn.) Schumann var. hayatae (Kanehira & Sasaki) Chang 101:food,mis.
Elaeocarpus sylvestris (Lour.) Poir. 124:food,tool
Elatostema edule C. Robinson 51,101:medicine; 101:mis.
Elatostema lineolatum Forst. var. major Thwait. 51:medicine
Elephantopus mollis H. B. K. 51:medicine
Elephantopus scaber L. 51:medicine
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. 102:food
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. 101:mis.
Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. var. javanica (Burm f.) Mattfeld 28,101,104,105,108,124:food, 39,51:medicine
Endiandra coriacea Merr. 117:boat making
Engelhardtia roxburghiana  Wall. 39:housing,tool, 61:fish poisoning
Entada phaseoloides (L.) Merr. 39:washing
Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl. 101:medicine
Erigeron canadensis L. 103:medicine
Eriobotrya deflexa (Hemsl.) Nakai 39:housing; 107:food
Eriobotrya deflexa (Hemsl.) Nakai f. buisanensis (Hay.) Nakai 39:housing
Erythrina variegata L. 39:tool; 101:housing,mis.
Eugenia formosana (Hay) Mori 39:housing
Euonymus cochinchinensis Pierre 101:tool,housing,boat making, 117:boat making, 122:tool
Eupatorium cannabinum L. subsp. asiaticum Kitam.  39,51:medicine
Eupatorium clematideum (Wall. ex DC.) Sch. Bip. 51:medicine
Euphorbia hirta L. 107:medicine
Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch 102:ornamental
Euphoria longana Lamarck 26,51:medicine
Eurya nitida Korthals 39:housing
Euscaphis japonica (Thunb.) Kanitz 39:mis.
Excoecaria kawakamii Hayata 101:medicine,mis.
Fatoua pilosa Gaud. 51:medicine
Fatsia polycarpa Hayata 50:wine brewing
Ficus benguetensis Merr. 114: boat making
Ficus benjamina L. 101:boat making; 107:medicine,fibre
Ficus caulocarpa (Miq.) Miquel 101:housing,food, 117:boat making
Ficus cumingii Miq. var. erminalifolia (Elm.) Sata 101:food,boat making,mis.
Ficus erecta Thunb. var. beecheyana (Hook. & Arn.) King 39,124:food; 124:fibre
Ficus fistulosa Reniw. ex Blume 101:mis.
Ficus irisana Elmer 39:tool; 101:boat making,tool; 105:mis.
Ficus microcarpa L. f. 35,39:chewing,teeth-dyeing
Ficus microcarpa L. f. var. crassifolia  (Shieh) Liao 39:housing,tool,fibre
Ficus pubenervis Blume 101,117:boat making
Ficus pumila L. var. awkeotsang (Makino) Corner 39:chewing,teeth-dyeing,beverage
Ficus septica Burm. f. 39:tool; 101:mis.
Ficus superba (Miq.) Miq. var. japonica Miq. 39:fibre; 102:fibre,mis., 114: medicine, 108:food
Ficus vaccinoides Hemsl. & King 101:food,mis.
Ficus variegata Bl. var. garciae (Elm.) Corner 101:boat making,mis.
Ficus virgata Reinw. Ex Blume 101:food,chewing
Firmiana simplex (L.) W.F. Wight 39,107:fibre;
Flacourtia rukam Zoll. & Merr. 101:housing,tool, 122:tool
Flagellaria indica L. 39:tool,fibre; 101:fibre,tool,food,mis.; 105:fibre; 107:housing,mis.
Flueggea suffruticosa (Pellas) Rehder 39:mis.
Foeniculum vulgare Mill. 51:medicine
Fraxinus griffithii C.B. Clarke 39:housing; 105:tool
Freycinetia formosana Hemsl. 101:fibre,tool, 122:tool
Garcinia linii C.E. Chang 101:boat making, 117:boat making
Garcinia subelliptica Merr. 117:boat making
Gardenia jasminoides Ellis 39:tool,ornamental; 51:medicine; 101:boat making, 102:ornamental, 105:ornamental
Gelidocalamus kunishii (Hayata) Keng f. & T.H. Wen 39,107:tool
Gelonium aequoreum Hance 101:mis., 117:boat making
Glochidion lanceolatum Hayata  101:mis.
Glochidion philippicum (Cavan.) C.B. Rob. 39:tool
Glochidion rubrum Blume 39:housing; 51:medicine; 101:mis.
Glycosmis citrifolia (Willd.) Lindl. 39:tool
Gnaphalium adnatum Wall. ex DC. 51:medicine
Gnaphalium hypoleucum DC. 51:medicine
Gnaphalium luteoalbum (L.) ssp. affine (D.Don) Koster 39:ornamental; 124:food,medicine
Goldfussia formosanus (Moore) Hsieh & Huang 113:dye
Gomphandra luzoniensis (Merr.) Merr. 101:housing,boat making
Gonocaryum calleryanum (Baill.) Becc. 44:tool
Gonostegia hirta(Blume) Miguel 101,104,108:food
Gonostegia pentandra (Roxb.) Miq. 51:medicine
Goodyera nankoensis Fukuyama 51:medicine
Gordonia axillaris (Roxb.) Dietr. 39:housing,dye
Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino 51:medicine
Gynura bicolor (Willd.) DC. 39:food
Gynura elliptica Yaba et Hayata 101:mis.

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