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The source of information is from the first publication of: The Flora of the Cayman Islands by Dr. George Proctor.

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Maclura tinctoria MORACEAE Fustic
Macroptilium lathyroides syn. Phaseolus lathyroides FABACEAE Wild Dolly
Macrothelypteris torresiana POLYPODIACEAE
Malachra alceifolius MALVACEAE Wild Okra
Malpighia cubensis MALPIGHIACEAE Lady Hair
Malpighia emarginata MALPIGHIACEAE Barbados Cherry
Malvastrum americanum MALVACEAE
Malvastrum corchorifolium MALVACEAE False Mallow
Malvastrum coromandelianum MALVACEAE
Malvaviscus arboreus var. cubensis Changed to Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus MALVACEAE [Mahoe]; Turks Cap Mallow
Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus MALVACEAE Sleeping Hibiscus, Pepper Hibiscus
Mammea americana CALOPHYLLACEAE Mammee
Mangifera indica ANACARDIACEAE Mango
Manihot esculenta EUPHORBIACEAE Cassava
Manilkara zapota SAPOTACEAE Neesberry; Naseberry; Sapodilla
Margaritaria nobilis EUPHORBIACEAE Bastard Hog berry [JA]
Margaritopsis microdon Syn. Psychotria microdon RUBIACEAE Wild Coffee
Maytenus buxifolia CELASTRACEAE Bastard Chelamella
Maytenus jamaicensis CELASTRACEAE
Melaleuca quinquenervia MYRTACEAE Wamp Paper, Punk Tree
Melanthera aspera Changed to Melanthera nivea ASTERACEAE Soft Leaf
Melia azederach MELIACEAE Lilac; Chinaberry
Melicoccus bijugatus SAPINDACEAE Ginep
Melinis repens POACEAE
Melochia nodiflora STERCULIACEAE Red Dialthaea
Melochia pyramidata STERCULIACEAE Pyramid Flower
Melochia tomentosa STERCULIACEAE Velvet-leaf
Melothria pendula CURCUBITACEAE
Merremia dissecta CONVOLVULACEAE Cut-leaf Morning Glory; [Noyau Vine -US] [Know You - JA]
Merremia quinquefolia CONVOLVULACEAE New 2002
Merremia umbellata CONVOLVULACEAE Wild Potatoes; [Hog Vine]
Metastelma palustre Changed to Cynanchum angustifolium ASCLEPIADACEAE Changed to Seutera angustifolia APOCYNACEAE
Metastelma picardae ASCLEPIADACEAE Changed to Cynanchum picardae APOCYNACEAE
Metopium toxiferum ANACARDIACEAE Poison Tree
Microgramma heterophylla Syn. Polypodium heterophyllum POLYPODIACEAE Clinging Snakefern
Mimosa pudica MIMOSACEAE Shame-face, Sensitive Plant
Mirabilis jalapa NYCTAGINACEAE Four-o'clock
Moghania strobilifera Changed to Flemingia strobilifera FABACEAE Wild Hops
Momordica charantia var. abbreviata CURCUBITACEAE Serasee; Cerasee
Morinda citrifolia RUBIACEAE Mulberry; Hog Apple
Morinda royoc RUBIACEAE Yellow Root; Rhubarb Root
Moringa oleifera MORINGACEAE Moringa, Horseradish Tree
Mucuna pruriens FABACEAE Cow-itch
Muntingia calabura MUTINGIACEAE Jamaica Cherry
Musa sapientum Changed to Musa × paradisiaca MUSACEAE Banana
Mykosyrinx cissi MYCOSYRINGACEAE
Myrica cerifera MYRICACEAE Bayberry; Wax Myrtle
Myrcianthes fragrans MYRTACEAE Cherry
Myrmecophila thomsoniana var. minor ORCHIDACEAE Wild Banana Orchid Endemic CB, LC
Myrmecophila thomsoniana ORCHIDACEAE Wild Banana Orchid Endemic GC
Myrsine acrantha MYRSINACEAE Changed to Rapanea acrantha PRIMULACEAE Myrsine

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