HORTICULTURAL CROP NAMES AND ALTERNATE NAMES   A to C  
 
Crops A to C  Crops D to K    Crops L to Q    Crops R to Z  

Crop Name Alternate Name/ Cultivar Name Genus Species Ssp Desc. Subspecies Authority
Abiu   Pouteria caimito     (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk
Acerola   Malpighia emerginata     D.C.
Aerial yam see Boniato          
African horned cucumber see Kiwano          
African pear   Dacryodes edulis     (G.Don) H.J.Lam
African spinach see Amaranth          
Alfalfa sprouts   Medicago sativa      
Almonds   Prunus amygdalus     Batsch
Amaranth   Amaranthus spp.      
Amazon tree grape see Uvilla          
Ambarella   Spondias dulcis     Sol. ex Parkinson
Amorella see Cherry, Sour          
Anise   Pimpinella anisum     L.
Anon see Cherimoya          
Anu   Tropaeolum tuberosum     Ruiz & Pav.
Anyu see Anu          
Apio see Celeriac          
Apples   Malus domestica     Borkh.
Apple pear see Nashi          
Apricot   Prunus armeniaca     L
Arracacha   Arracacia xanthorrhiza     Bancr.
Artichoke see Artichoke, Globe          
Artichoke, Chinese see Chinese Artichoke          
Artichoke, Globe   Cynara cardunculus (scolymus)   cardunculus  
Artichoke, Globe see Globe Artichoke          
Artichoke, Jerusalem see Jerusalem Artichoke          
Arugula   Eruca vesicaria var. sativa  
Asian pear see Nashi          
Asparagus   Asparagus officinalis     L.
Asparagus bean see Chinese long bean          
Asparagus pea see Bean, Winged          
Atemoya   Annona cherimola X   A. squamosa  
Aubergine see Eggplant          
Avocados   Persea americana     Mill.
Babaco   Carica heilbornii var. pentagona Heilborn
Babao see Babaco          
Balsam pear see Bitter melon          
Bananas   Musa spp.     L
Banana Plantain Musa X   paradisiaca  
Barbados cherry see Acerola          
Barbary fig see Cactus fruit          
Basella   Basella alba     L.
Basil   Ocimum basilicum     L.
Batas see Boniato          
Batata see Sweet potato          
Bean Borlotti Phaseolus vulgaris     L.
Bean Broad Vicia faba     L.
Bean Butter Phaseolus vulgaris     L.
Bean Green Phaseolus vulgaris     L.
Bean Lima Phaseolus lunatus      
Bean Lima, shelled Phaseolus lunatus      
Bean Lima, unshelled Phaseolus lunatus      
Bean Snake Phaseolus vulgaris     L.
Bean Winged Psophocarpus tetragonolobus      
Bean sprouts   Vigna radiata      
Bean, Asparagus see Chinese long bean          
Bean, Common see Bean, Green          
Bean, French see Bean, Green          
Bean, Long see Chinese long bean          
Bean, Snap see Bean, Green          
Beans   Phaseolus spp.      
Beet, Red see Beetroot          
Beetroot   Beta vulgaris   vulgaris  
Belgian endive see Chicory          
Bell fruit   Syzygium aqueum     (Burm.f.) Alston
Bell pepper see Pepper, Capsicum          
Bilberry   Vaccinium myrtillus     L.
Bitter cucumber see Bitter melon          
Bitter gourd see Bitter melon          
Bitter melon   Citrillus lanatus     (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Bitter orange see Orange, Seville          
Black nightshade   Solanum nigrum     L.
Black oyster plant see Scorzonera          
Black persimmon see Black sapote          
Black radish see Daikon          
Black salsify see Scorzonera          
Black sapote   Diospyros digyna     Jacq.
Blackberry   Rubus plicatus     Weihc & nees
Blackberry Cheyenne Rubus spp.      
Blackberry Choctaw Rubus spp.      
Blackberry Navaho Rubus vitfolius      
Blueberry   Vaccinium corymbosum     L
Bok choi see Bok choy          
Bok choy   Brassica rapa ssp. chinesis (L.) Hanelt
Boniata see Sweet potato          
Boniato   Dioscorea bulbifera var.    
Borecole see Kale          
Boysenberry   Rubus ursinus      
Brazilnuts   Bertholletia excelsa     Humb. & Bonpl.
Breadfruit   Artocarpus altilis     (Parkinson) Fosberg
Brinjal see Eggplant          
Broccoflower   Brassica oleracea   botrytis x italica  
Broccoli   Brassica oleracea var. italica Plenck
Brussels sprouts   Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Zenker
Bunge see Chinese Artichoke          
Butterfruit see Mabolo          
Butternut pumpkin see Pumpkin, Butternut          
Cabbages   Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.
Cabbage, Chinese see Chinese cabbage          
Cactus Leaves Opuntia spp.      
Cactus fruit   Opuntia ficus-indica     (L.) Mill.
Caimito   Chrysophyllum cainito      
Caimo see Abiu          
Calabaza   Lagenaria siceraria     L.
Calabrese see Broccoli          
Calamondin   Citrus madurensis     Lour
Canistel   Pouteria camperchiana     (Kunth) Baehni
Canola see Rape          
Cantaloupe see Cantaloupe melon          
Cantaloupe melon   Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis Naudin
Cape goosebery   Physalis peruviana     L.
Capsicum see Pepper, Capsicum          
Carambola   Averrhoa carambola     L.
Carrot   Daucus carota ssp. sativus (Hoffm) Acreng
Casaba melon   Cucumis melo var. inodorus H. Jacq.
Cashew apple   Anacardium occidentale     L.
Cashew nut   Anacardium occidentale     L.
Casimoroa see White sapote          
Cassava   Manihot esculenta     Crantz
Cauje see Abiu          
Cauliflower   Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.
Celeriac   Apium graveolens var. rapaceum (Mill.) Gaudin
Celery   Apium graveolens var. dulce (Miller) Pers.
Celery cabbage see Bok choy          
Ceriman see Monstera          
Chanterelle   Cantharellus cibarius      
Chard see Silver beet          
Chayote   Sechium edule     (Jacq.) SW.
Cherimoya   Annona cherimola     Mill.
Cherry   Prunus avium     L.
Cherry Sour Prunus cerasus     L.
Cherry, Morello see Cherry, Sour          
Cherry, Sweet see Cherry          
Chestnuts   Castanea sativa     Mill.
Chico see Sapodilla          
Chicory   Cichorium intybus var. foliosum Hegi
Chicory, Witloof see Chicory          
Chicosapote see Sapodilla          
Chili see Pepper, Chili          
Chilli see Pepper, Chili          
Chinese Artichoke   Stachys affinis     Bunge
Chinese apple see Pomegranate          
Chinese broccoli   Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra (L. Bailey) Musil
Chinese cabbage   Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis (Lour.) Hanelt
Chinese chard see Bok choy          
Chinese date see Jujube fruit          
Chinese gooseberry see Kiwifruit          
Chinese grapefruit see Pummelo          
Chinese long bean   Vigna unguiculata   sesquipedalis (L.) Walp
Chinese okra see Luffa          
Chinese parsley see Coriander          
Chinese white cabbage see Bok choy          
Chives   Allium schoenoprasum     L.
Chocho see Chayote          
Chocolate pudding fruit see Black sapote          
Choko see Chayote          
Chou chou see Chayote          
Christophine see Chayote          
Cilantro see Coriander          
Civet fruit see Durian          
Clementine   Citrus reticulata     blanco
Coconut   Cocos nucifera      
Cocoyam   Xanthosoma caracu     K.Koch & C.D.Bouche
Collards   Brassica oleracea var. viridis L.
Colza see Rape          
Coriander   Coriandrum sativum     L.
Corn Baby Zea mays ssp. mays L
Corn Sweet Zea mays ssp. mays L
Courgette see Squash, Soft Rind          
Cow cabbage see Collards          
Cow pea see Chinese long bean          
Cowberry   Vaccinium vitis-idaea     L.
Cranberry   Vaccinium oxycoccus      
Cranberry European Vaccinium oxycoccus      
Cranberry United States Vaccinium macrocarpon      
Crenshaw melon   Cucumis melo      
Cuban squash see Calabaza          
Cucumber   Cucumis sativus var. sativus  
Cucumber, African Horned see Kiwano          
Cuiba see Oca          
Cumquat see Kumquat          
Currant   Ribes rubrum     L.
Currant Black Ribes nigrum     L.
Currant, Red see Currant          
Custard apple   Annona reticulata     L.
 
 
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