Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'M', 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)
Macleaya microcarpa Plume poppy
Maclura pomifera Osage orange, horse apple, monkey ball, hedge apple tree
Macrochloa tenacissima Angel Hair
Magnolia campbelli Magnolia
Magnolia denudata Lily magnolia, Yulan
Magnolia grandiflora Evergreen magnolia, Southern magnolia, Bullbay, Great laurel-leaved magnolia
Magnolia wilsonii Magnolia
Magnolia x loebneri Magnolia
Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel' Magnolia
Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill' Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana Magnolia, Chinese magnolia, saucer magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei alba' Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana 'Rustica rubra' Magnolia
Mahonia Mahonia
Mahonia aquifolium American mahonia, Mahonia, Oregan grape
Mahonia aquifolium 'Smaragd' Holly-leaved barberry
Mahonia japonica Asian mahonia, Mahonia
Mahonia lomariifolia Mahonia
Mahonia nervosa Dwarf Oregon grape
Mahonia x media Mahonia
Mahonia x media 'Buckland' Mahonia
Mahonia x media 'Lionel Fortescue' Mahonia
Maianthemum bifolium May lily
Malus Crab apple
Malus 'Crittenden' Crab apple
Malus 'Everest' syn 'Evereste' Crab apple 'Everest'
Malus 'Golden Hornet' Crab apple
Malus 'Harry Baker' Crab apple
Malus 'Maypole' Crab apple
Malus 'Profusion' Crab apple
Malus 'Royalty' Crab apple
Malus 'Wisley' Crab apple
Malus coronaria Crab apple, American crab apple
Malus domestica Apple, Orchard apple
Malus domestica 'Adams Pearmain' Apple
Malus domestica 'Alison's Orange' Apple
Malus domestica 'Ambassy' Apple
Malus domestica 'Annie Elizabeth' Apple
Malus domestica 'Arthur Turner' Apple
Malus domestica 'Ashmead's Kernel' Apple
Malus domestica 'Beauty of Bath' Apple
Malus domestica 'Blenheim Orange' Apple
Malus domestica 'Bolero' Apple
Malus domestica 'Bountiful' Apple
Malus domestica 'Braeburn' Apple
Malus domestica 'Bramley' Apple
Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' Bramley apple
Malus domestica 'Charles Ross' Apple
Malus domestica 'Charlotte' Apple
Malus domestica 'Chiver's Delight' Apple
Malus domestica 'Comtesse de Paris' Crab apple
Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin' Cox apple
Malus domestica 'Crawley Beauty' Apple
Malus domestica 'Crispin' Apple
Malus domestica 'Discovery' Apple
Malus domestica 'Egremont Russet' Apple
Malus domestica 'Ellison's Orange' Apple
Malus domestica 'Elstar' Apple
Malus domestica 'Emneth Early' Apple
Malus domestica 'Falstaff' Apple
Malus domestica 'Fiesta' Apple
Malus domestica 'Flamenco' Apple
Malus domestica 'Gavin' Apple
Malus domestica 'George Cave' Apple
Malus domestica 'Glory of England' Apple
Malus domestica 'Golden Delicious' Apple
Malus domestica 'Greensleeves' Apple
Malus domestica 'Herefordshire Beefing' Apple
Malus domestica 'Howgate Wonder' Apple
Malus domestica 'James Grieve' Apple
Malus domestica 'Katy' Apple
Malus domestica 'Keswick Codlin' Apple
Malus domestica 'Kidd's Orange Red' Apple
Malus domestica 'King of the Pippins' Apple
Malus domestica 'Lanes Prince Albert' Apple
Malus domestica 'Laxton's Superb' Apple
Malus domestica 'Lord Derby' Apple
Malus domestica 'Lord Lambourne' Apple
Malus domestica 'Meridian' Apple
Malus domestica 'Newton Wonder' Apple
Malus domestica 'Pinova' Apple
Malus domestica 'Ploka' Apple
Malus domestica 'Queen Cox' Apple
Malus domestica 'Reverend W. Wilks' Apple
Malus domestica 'Royal Gala' Apple
Malus domestica 'Saturn' Apple
Malus domestica 'Spartan' Apple
Malus domestica 'St. Edmund's Pippin' Apple
Malus domestica 'Sunset' Apple
Malus domestica 'Suntan' Apple
Malus domestica 'The Queen' Apple
Malus domestica 'Tommy White' Apple
Malus domestica 'Veitch's Perfection' Apple
Malus domestica 'Waltz' Apple
Malus domestica 'Winter Gem' Apple
Malus domestica 'Worcester Pearmain' Apple
Malus hupehensis Crab apple
Malus sargentii Crab apple
Malus sylvestris Crab apple, Wild crab, Apple
Malus toringo 'Scarlett' Crab apple
Malus tschonoskii var. AGM Crab apple
Malus x floribunda Japanese flowering crab apple, Purple chokeberry, Showy crab apple
Malus x macromalus Crab apple
Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel' Crab apple
Malva Mallow
Malva 'Wisley Blue' Mallow
Malva alcea Greater musk mallow, Hollyhock mallow, Vervain mallow
Malva moschata Musk mallow
Malva moschata 'Alba' White muskmallow
Malva sylvestris Common mallow, Field mallow
Malva verticillata Crisp mallow
Mangifera indica Mango, Manga
Manihot esculenta Cassava Tapioca
Marasmius oreades Fairy ring champignon
Marchantia Liverwort
Marchantia polymorpha Liverwort, Common Liverwort
Marrubium vulgare Horehound
Matricaria chamomilla German chamomile, Chamomile, camomile, Wild chamomile
Matricaria recutita German chamomile, Chamomile, camomile, Wild chamomile
Matteuccia struthiopteris Fern
Matthiola 'Anthony' Stock
Matthiola bicornis Night-scented stock
Meconopsis x sheldonii Blue poppy, Himalayan poppy
Melianthus major Honey bush
Melica altissima 'Alba' Siberian Melick 'Alba', Siberian Melic 'Alba'
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea' Dark Purple Siberian Melick, Dark Purple Siberian Melic
Melica ciliata Silky-spike Melick, Silky-spike Melic
Melica nutans Mountain melick
Melica transsilvanica Melica Red Spires
Melica uniflora Wood Melick
Melilotus officinalis Yellow melilot
Melissa officinalis Lemon balm
Melissa officinalis 'All Gold' Lemon balm
Menispermum canadense Moon Seed
Mentha Mint
Mentha aquatica Water mint, Fish mint
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal
Mentha requienii Corsican mint, Spanish mint, Rock mint
Mentha rotundiflora Apple mint, Mint, Round-leaved mint
Mentha spicata Spearmint
Mentha spicata var. crispa Moroccan mint
Mentha suaveolens Apple mint, Round-leaved mint, Woolly mint
Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata' Pineapple mint, Variegated apple mint, Variegated round-leaved mint
Mentha x gentilis Ginger mint
Mentha x gentilis 'Variegata' Ginger mint
Mentha x gracilis 'Variegata' Ginger mint
Mentha x piperita Peppermint, Black peppermint
Mentha x piperita 'Citrata' Orange Mint, Eau De Cologne Mint
Mentha x piperita f. citrata Lemon mint, Chocolate mint
Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate' Chocolate mint, Chocolate peppermint
Mentha x smithiana Red mint
Mentha x villosa Bowles mint
Menyanthes trifoliata Bogbeam
Menziesia ciliicalyx lasiophylla Purple many-flowered rhododendron
Mercurialis perennis Dog's mercury
Mertensia virginica Virginia bluebells, Blue and Pink ladies, Tree Lungwort, Smooth Lungwort
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum
Mespilus germanica Medlar, Common medlar
Mespilus germanica 'Dutch' Medlar, Common medlar
Mespilus germanica 'Nottingham' Medlar, Common medlar
Mespilus germanica 'Royal' Medlar, Common medlar
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn redwood
Mibora minima Early sandgrass
Milium effusum Wood millet
Milium vernale Early millet
Miltonia Pansy orchid
Mimulus Monkey flower, Monkey musk
Mimulus 'Bonfire red' Monkey flower, Monkey musk
Mirabilis jalapa Jalapa
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus Compactus' Dwarf zebra grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' Zebra grass
Mitchella repens Partridge berry, Box berry, Fox berry, Winter clover, Pigeon berry, Checkerberry
Molinia caerulea Purple moor grass, Blue moor grass
Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Heidebraut' Heidebraut purple moor grass
Monarda Bergamot, Bee Balm, Oswego tea
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet' Bergamot
Monarda citriodora Lemon mint, Lemon Bee Balm
Monarda didyma Bergamot, Bee Balm
Monarda didyma 'Cambridge Scarlet' Bergamot, Bee Balm
Monarda didyma 'Cranberry Lace' Bergamot, Bee Balm
Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline' Bergamot, Bee Balm
Monstera deliciosa Swiss-cheese Plant
Morus Mulberry
Morus 'Charlotte Russe' Mulberry
Morus alba White mulberry
Morus nigra Black mulberry
Musa basjoo Banana, Japanese banana
Musa ensete Ethiopian banana
Musa ensete 'Maurelii' Ethiopian banana, False banana
Musa ensete 'Rubra' Red-leaved banana
Muscari armenaicum Grape hyacinth, Blue muscari
Muscari botryoides Compact grape hyacinth
Muscari comosum Tassel grape hyacinth
Muscari neglectum Grape hyacinth
Myosotis Forget-me-not
Myosotis palustris Forget-me-not
Myosotis scorpioides Water forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica 'Blue Ball' Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica 'Blue Basket' Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica 'Music' Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica 'Royal Blue' Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica 'Variegatus' Variegated forget-me-not
Myosotis variegatus Variegated forget-me-not, forget-me-not
Myriophyllum propium Water milfoil
Myristica fragrans Nutmeg
Myrrhis odorata Sweet cicely
Myrtus Myrtle
Myrtus communis Common myrtle, Myrtle
Myrtus tarentina Myrtle (small leaf)

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