Botanical Families Chart

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ANSWER KEY

Annonaceae Family Compositae 

Ylang Ylang (Cananga oforata)

Araliaceae Family 

Spikenard (Aralia racemosa)

   
Asterracceae Family Compositae Everlasting Helichrysum (angustifolium)German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)

Moroccan Chamomile (Ormenis mixta)

Roman Chamomile (Chamamelum nobile)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Burseraceae Family Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) 
   
Cistaceae Family Rock Rose (Cistus ladaniferus) Cupressaceae Family Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis)

Virginia Cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana)

   
Geraniaceae Family 

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)

Gramineae Family (Poaceae) 

Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus)

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martini)

Vetivert (Vetiveria zizanoides)

   
Lamiaceae Family (Labiatae) 

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Spike Lavender (Lavandula latifolia)

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Marjoram (Origanum marjorana)

Spanish Marjoram (Thymus mastichina)

Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)

Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Spanish Sage (Salvia lavendulaefolia)

Savory (Satureja montana)

Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

Thyme several varieties:

Lemon Thyme (Thymus citriodorus)

Red Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris), also variation Thymeus linalool

Spanish or White Thyme (Thymus zygis)

Wild Thyme (Thymus serpyllum)

Lauraceae Family 

Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia)

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

May Chang (Litsea cubeba)

Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica)

Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora)

 

   
Myristicaceae Family Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) Myrtaceae Family 

Cajeput (Melaleuca leucadendron)

Clove Bud (Eugenia caryophyllata)

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus smithii/staigeriana)

Myrtle (Mryus communis)

Niaouli (Melaleuca viridiflora)

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

 

   
Oleaceae Family (Jasminaceae)  Jasmine (Jasminum gradiflorum) Pinaceae Family American Silver Fir (Abies balsamea)Atlantic Cedar (Cedrus atlantica)Black Spruce (Picea mariana)Himalayan Cedar (Cedrus deodora)Maritime Pine (Pinus pinaster)Scotch Pine (Pinus Sylestris)

Siberian Fir (Abies siberica)

Turpentine Pine (Pinus palustris)

White Fir (Abies alba)

   
Piperaceae Family 

Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)

Rutaceae Family 

Bergamot (Citrus beramia)

Bitter Orange (Citrus aurantium var. amara)

Grapefruit (Citrus x Paradisi)

Mandarin (Citrus reticulate)

Neroli (Citrus aurantium var. amara)

Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium var. amara)

   
Santalaceae Family                

Sandalwood (Santalum album-India)

Stryracaceae Family 

Benzoin (Styrax Benzoin)

   
Umbelliferae Family (Apiaceae) 

Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)

Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum)

Parsley (Petroselinum sativum)

Angelica (Angelica archangelica)Caraway Seed (Carum carvil)Carrot (Daucus carota)

Celery Apium graveolens)

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium)

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum)

Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Valerianaceae Family 

Spikenard (Nardostachys jatamansi)

Valerian Root (Valeriana fauriei or Valeriana officinalis) 

   
Zingiberaceae Family 

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

 

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