Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'B', 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)
Balantium antarcticum Australian tree fern
Baldellia ranunculoides Lesser water plantain
Ballota acetabulosa Shrubby horehound
Beckmannia syzigachne American slough grass
Begonia Begonia
Begonia 'Apricot Shades' Begonia
Begonia 'Betulia' Begonia
Begonia 'Cascade' Begonia
Begonia 'Citrus Showers' Begonia
Begonia 'Dragon Wings' Begonia
Begonia 'Go-Go' Begonia
Begonia 'Ivanhoe' Begonia, Double begonia
Begonia 'Million kisses romance' Begonia
Begonia 'Picotee' Begonia
Begonia 'Stars' Begonia
Begonia DRAGON WING RED ('Bepared' PBR) Begonia
Begonia semperflorens Wax begonia
Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Camelia' Begonia
Bellis perennis Double daisy
Bellis perennis 'Monstrosa' Double daisy
Berberidopsis corallina Coral plant
Berberis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis buxifolia Barberry, Beberis
Berberis buxifolia 'Nana' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis candidula Barberry, Beberis
Berberis candidula 'Telstar' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis darwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis darwinii 'Stapehillensis' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis gagnepainii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis gagnepainii 'Klugowskii' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis gagnepainii 'Wallichiana Purpurea' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis hookeri Barberry, Beberis
Berberis hookeri var. latifolia Barberry, Beberis
Berberis julianae Barberry, Beberis
Berberis media Barberry, Beberis
Berberis media 'Parkjuweel' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Bagatelle' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Darts Red Lady' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Erecta' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Green Carpet' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Helmon Pillar' Berberis, Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Kobold' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii 'Pink Queen' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis verruculosa Barberry, Beberis
Berberis wilsonae Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x irwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x ottawensis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x ottawensis 'Purpurea' Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x stenophylla Barberry, Beberis
Bergenia Elephant's ears, Elephant ears, St Patrick's cabbage, Pip squeak plant
Bergenia crassifolia Elephant's ears, Elephant ears
Bergenia x schmidtii Elephant's ears, Elephant ears
Beta Beet
Beta vulgaris Beet, Beetroot, Chard
Beta vulgaris 'Baby Action' Beetroot
Beta vulgaris 'Barbabietola di Chioggia' Italian beetroot, Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris 'Boltardy' Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris 'Bulls Blood' Beetroot
Beta vulgaris 'Chioggia' Beetroot
Beta vulgaris 'Crimson Globe' Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris 'Detroit' Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris 'Early Wonder' Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris Cida Group Ruby chard
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla Swiss chard, Seakale beet,Spinach beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard, Seakale beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Bright Lights' Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard, Spinach beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Rhubarb Chard' Rhubarb chard, Ruby chard
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. saccharifera Sugar beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza Mangel wurzel, Mangold
Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima Sea beet
Betula Birch
Betula albosinesnis Chinese white birch
Betula ermanii Erman birch, Gold birch
Betula jacquemontii White-barked Himalayan birch
Betula maximowicziana Monach birch
Betula nana Dwarf birch, Arctic birch
Betula nigra River birch
Betula nigra 'Heritage' River birch
Betula papyrifera Paper birch
Betula pendula Silver birch
Betula pubescens White birch, European white birch, Downy birch, Moor birch
Betula utilis Himalayan birch
Betula utilis var. jaquemontii Asian birch
Bilbergia nutans Queen's Tears
Blechnum spicant Hard fern
Blysmus compressus Flat-sedge
Blysmus rufus Saltmarsh flat-sedge
Boehmeria cylindrica Small spike false nettle, False nettle
Bolboschoenus maritimus Sea clubrush, Cosmopolitan bulrush
Borago officinalis Borage
Brachyglottis Dunedin Group 'Sunshine' Shrubby ragwort
Brachypodium pinnatum Tor-grass
Brachypodium sylvaticum False brome, Wood brome
Bracteantha bracteata Straw flower
Brassica napus subsp. rapifera 'Invitation' Swede, Rutabaga
Brassica napus var. napobrassica Swede, Swedish turnip, Neep
Brassica napus var. napobrassica 'Tweed' Swede, Swedish turnip, Neep
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Kale, Brussel Sprout
Brassica oleracea 'Duncan' Cabbage
Brassica oleracea 'Kilaxy' Cabbage
Brassica oleracea 'Northern Lights' Ornamental winter kale
Brassica oleracea 'Red Russian' Kale
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group Borecole, Kale, Collard greens
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group 'Cavolo Nero' Kale, Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan kale, Black cabbage
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group 'Nero di Toscana' Kale, Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan kale, Black cabbage, Borecole
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group 'Redbor' Kale, Borecole
Brassica oleracea Alboglabra Group Chinese broccoli
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group Cauliflower, Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Autumn Giant' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Clapton' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Clemen' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Dok Elgon' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Early Feltham' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'English Winter April Queen' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Graffiti' Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Romanesco' Romanesco cauliflower, Romanesco broccoli
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group 'Veronica' Romanesco cauliflower, Romanesco broccoli
Brassica oleracea Capitata Group Cabbage, Spring cabbage
Brassica oleracea Capitata Group 'Golden Acre' Cabbage, Earliana
Brassica oleracea Capitata Group 'Greyhound' Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Capitata Group 'Minicole' F1 hybrid Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Capitata Group 'Offenham' Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Gemmifera Group Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea Gemmifera Group 'Clodius' Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea Gongylodes Group Kohl rabi
Brassica oleracea Italica Group Broccoli, Early purple sprouting broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. acephala Acephala Group 'Dwarf Green Curled' Borecole, Kale, Curly greens, Curly kale
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Botrytis Group 'Extra Early Rudolph' Broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Botrytis Group 'Italian Sprouting' Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Botrytis Group 'Purple Sprouting' Broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Botrytis Group 'Trixie' Cauliflower, Brocolli
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Botrytis Group 'White Sprouting' Broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Italica Group 'Corvet' F1 hybrid Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. acuta Pointed cabbage, Cone cabbage, Sugarloaf cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra 'Red Drumhead' Cabbage, Red cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra 'Red Rookie' Cabbage, Red cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Gemmifera Group 'Alcazar' F1 hybrid Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Gemmifera Group 'Bedford Darkmar 21' Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Gemmifera Group 'Evesham Special' Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Gemmifera Group 'Montgomery' Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Gemmifera Group 'Roodnerf - Seven Hills' Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes Gongylodes Group 'White Vienna' Kohl rabi
Brassica oleracea var. italica 'Endeavour' Brokali, Calabrese, Chinese kale
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda 'Ice King' F1 hybrid Cabbage, Savoy cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda 'Ormskirk' Cabbage, Savoy cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda 'Primo' Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda 'Winnigstadt' Cabbage
Brassica rapa 'Sweetbell' Turnip
Brassica rapa Chinensis Group Pak choi
Brassica rapa Rapifera Group Turnip
Brassica rapa Rapifera Group 'Red Globe' Turnip
Brassica rapa var. pekinensis Chinese cabbage, Cabbage
Brassica rapa var. pekinensis 'Medania' F1 hybrid Cabbage, Chinese cabbage
Brassica rapa var. rapa 'Purple Top Milan' Turnip
Brassica rapa var. rapa 'Snowball' Turnip
Briza maxima Greater quaking-grass
Briza media Quaking grass
Briza minor Lesser quaking-grass
Bromopsis benekenii Lesser hairy brome
Bromopsis erecta Upright brome
Bromopsis inermis Hungarian brome
Bromopsis ramosa Hairy brome
Bromus arvensis Field brome
Bromus carinata California brome
Bromus cathartica Rescue brome
Bromus commutatus Meadow brome
Bromus diandra Great brome
Bromus hordeaceus Soft brome
Bromus interruptus Interrupted brome
Bromus lepidus Slender soft brome
Bromus madritensis Compact brome
Bromus marginata Western brome
Bromus pseudosecalinus Smith's brome
Bromus racemosus Smooth brome
Bromus rigida Ripgut brome
Bromus secalinus Rye brome
Bromus sterilis Barren brome
Bromus tectorum Drooping brome
Brugmansia Angel's trumpets, Tree datura
Brugmansia arborea 'Knightii' Angel's trumpets, Datura
Brugmansia aurea Angel's trumpet, Trumpet flower, Horn of plenty, Golden Angel's trumpet
Brugmansia suaveolens Angel's tears
Brunnera macrophylla Perennial forget-me-not
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' PBR Perennial forget-me-not
Buddleja Buddleia
Buddleja 'High Five Purple' Buddleja
Buddleja 'Royal Red' Buddleia
Buddleja 'Santana' Buddleja
Buddleja alternifolia Buddleia
Buddleja davidii Buddleia, Summer lilac, butterfly bush
Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Darts Ornament White' Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Masquerade' Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Mongo' Butterfly bush, Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Blue' Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight' Buddleia
Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red' Buddleia, Butterfly bush
Buddleja davidii 'Santana' Butterfly bush, Buddleia
Buddleja LITTLE LILA ('BotEx 004'PBR) (Butterfly Candy Series) Butterfly Bush
Buddleja LITTLE PINK ('BotEx 005'PBR) (Butterfly Candy Series) Butterfly Bush
Buddleja LITTLE RUBY ('BotEx 006'PBR) (Butterfly Candy Series) Butterfly Bush
Bunium bulbocastanum Giant pignut
Butomus umbellatus Flowering rush
Buxus Box
Buxus sempervirens Box, Common box
Buxus sempervirens 'Greenpeace' Box
Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa' Common box, Box

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