When a plant or fungus is newly discovered, it is given a name latin name. In addition to having a latin name; plant and fungi species also have one or more common names. Plant species which have been well known throughout history can have over a dozen names leading to confusion when attempting to identify or research the species. The MIROFOSS Organic Guide 'Search By Name' guide is best used if you already know at least one of the names, or the latin taxom, of the species you are looking for. The 'Search By Name' guide uses English terminology to organize organic species in alphabetical order. However, even in the English language a plant name can change between various parts of the world. Names for various plant species are listed as research has made them available. If you know an alternative name for a species in a MIROFOSS article, please contact us so we can add it to the database.

Use the 'Search Articles by Name' option to find organics samples using their common or latin taxon name. To make searching for articles by name easier; Duplicate entries can be found for certain tables. An example of a duplicate article:
-Black Pine (is found in the A-B table)
-Pine, Black (is found in the O-P table)
-Pinus Rigida (is found in the O-P table)

The icons located next to each name in the table provided basic information about the organic sample found in the article:

-A flower, fungus, or leaf icon shows what type of organic sample the article describes
-A fork and knife icon shows whether the organic sample in the article is known to be edible
-A medical icon shows whether the organic sample has holistic or naturopathic properties
-A hazard icon shows whether the organic sample is toxic, a biohazard, environmental hazard, highly invasive, if the sample is an irritant, or if the organic sample has sharp thorns
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