Plant List for Bible Garden

All the Plants of the Bible, L. J. Musselman, Ph. D.

This is a list of all the plants in the Bible arranged alphabetically by common name.
For accuracy, the scientific name is also included.

Acacia, (Acacia tortilis and other species)
Aleppo pine, (Pinus halepensis)
Almond, (Amygdalus communis)
Aloe, (Aloe vera)
Apple, (Pyrus malus)
Balm of Gilead, (Cistus incanus and perhaps other species of Cistus)
Barley, (Hordeum vulgare)
Bean, (Vicia fava)
Black cummin, (Nigella sativa)
Bramble, (Rubus sanguineus)
Broom, (Retama raetum)
Calamus, (Acorus calamus)
Caper, (Capparis spinosa)
Carob, (Ceratonia siliqua)
Cassia, cinnamon, (Cinnamomum aromaticum, C. zeylandica)
Cedar, (Cedrus libani) Cedar of Lebanon
Coriander, (Coriandrum sativum)
Cotton, (Gossypium sp.) Cotton
Cummin, (Cuminum cyminum)
Cypress, (Cupressus sempervirens)
Dill, (Anethum graveolens)
Dove’s dung, (Ornithalagum umbellatum?, or perhaps Muscari
commutatum or the seeds of Ceratonia siliqua)
Ebony, (Diospyros ebenum)
Euphrates poplar, (Populus euphratica)
Fig, (Ficus carica)
Flax, (Linum ustitatissimum)
Frankincense, (Boswellia species)
Galbanum, (Ferula galbaniflua)
Gall, (Conium maculatum?)
Garlic, (Allium sativum)
Gourd, (Citrillus colycinthus)
Grape, (Vitus vinifera)
Gum resin, (Pistacia palaestina?)
Gum tragacanth, (Astragalus gummifer?)
Henna, (Lawsonia inermis)
Hyssop, (Origanum syriacum)
Ladanum, (Cistus incanus)
Laurel, (Laurus nobilis)
Leeks, (Allium porrum)
Lentil, (Lens culinaris)
Lign aloes or aloe wood, (Aquilaria agallocha?)
Lily, (Lilium candidum)
Mandrake, (Mandragora autumnalis)
Melon, (Citrullus lanatus)
Millet, (Sorghum vulgare)
Mint, (Mentha longifolia)
Mustard, (Brassica nigra or B. alba)
Myrrh, (Commiphora gileadensis)
Myrtle, (Myrtus communis)
Nettles, (Urtica pililfera)
Oak, (Quercus calliprinos and Q. itharburensis)
Olive, (Olea europaea)
Onion, (Allium cepa)
Palm, (Phoenix dactylifera)
Papyrus, (Cyperus papyrus)
Pistachio, (Pistacia vera)
Plane tree, (Platanus orientalis)
Pomegranate, (Punica granatum)
Reed, (Phragmites australis)
Rose of Sharon, (Gladiolus italicus?)
Rue, (Ruta chalepensis)
Rush, (Juncus maritimus or J. arabicus)
Saffron, (Crocus sativus)
Sorghum, (Sorghum vulgare)
Spelt, (Triticum diococcoides)
Spikenard, (Nardostachys jatamansi)
Stone pine, (Pinus pinaea)
Storax, (Liquidambar orientalis)
Styrax, (Styrax officinalis)
Sycomore fig, (Ficus sycomorus)
Tamarix, (Tamarix aphylla) Tamarix
Tares, (Cephalaria syriaca or possibly Lolium temulentum)
Terebinth, (Pistacia atlantica and P. palaestina)
Thorn, (Sarcopoterium spinosum)
Thyine wood, (Tetraclinis articulata? or possibly sandalwood, Santalum album)
Tragacanth, (Astragalus gummifer)
Tumbleweed, (Gundelia tournefortii)
Walnut, (Juglans regia)
Wheat, (Triticum aestivum Bread, bricks, and beer-Wheat products and T. durum)
Roasted green wheat
White poplar, (Populus alba)
Willow, (Salix alba and perhaps others)
Wormwood, (Artemisia herba-alba or Papaver somniferum)
Yeast, (Saccharomyces cerivisae)

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