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)
Zannichellia palustris Horned pondweed
Zantedeschia aethiopica Arum lily
Zantedeschia aethiopica Lily-of-the-Nile, Calla lily, Arum lily, Altar lily
Zea mays Ornamental maize, Sweet corn
Zea mays Sweet corn
Zea mays Sweet corn, Maize
Zephyranthes candida Rain lily, Windflower
Zinnia elegans Zinnia
Zizea aurea Golden Alexander
Zostera angustifolia Narrow-leaved eelgrass
Zostera marina Eelgrass
Zostera noltei Dwarf eelgrass

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