HORTICULTURAL  CROP NAMES AND ALTERNATE NAMES   L to Q  
 
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
Langsat   Lansium domesticum     Correa
Lanzone see Langsat          
Leek   Allium porrum (ampeloprasum)     L
Lemon   Citrus limon     (L.) Burm. f.
Lengkeng see Longan          
Lettuce   Lactuca sativa     L
Lettuce Butterhead Lactuca sativa   capitata L
Lettuce Iceberg Lactuca sativa     L
Lettuce Romaine Lactuca sativa     L
Lettuce, Cos see Lettuce, Romaine          
Lettuce, Head see Lettuce, Iceberg          
Lime   Citrus aurantifolia     (Christm.) Swingle
Lime Mexican Citrus aurantifolia      
Lime Tahitian Citrus latifolia     (Yu. Tanaka) Tanaka
Lime, Key see Lime, Mexican          
Lime, Persian see Lime, Tahitian          
Limequat   Citrus X   Fortunella  
Litchi   Litchi chinensis     Sonn.
Lo Baak see Daikon          
Loganberry   Rubus Loganobaccus     L.H. Bailey
Loh buk see Daikon          
Long bean see Chinese long bean          
Longan   Dimocarpus longan     Lour.
Loquat   Eriobotrya japonica     (Thunb.) Lindl.
Luffa   Luffa spp.      
Lungan see Longan          
Lychee see Litchi          
Mabolo   Diospyros blancoi     A.DC.
Macadamia nuts   Macadamia integrifolia     Maiden & Betche
Malanga see Cocoyam          
Mamey see Mamey sapote          
Mamey sapote   Pouteria sapota     (Jacq.) H.E.Moor
Mandarin   Citrus reticulata     Blanco
Mandarin Ellendale Citrus reticulata X   C. sinensis  
Mandarin Imperial Citrus reticulata     Blanco
Mandarin Murcot Citrus reticulata     Blanco
Mandarin Robinson Citrus reticulata     Blanco
Mandarin Satsuma Citrus unshiu     Marcow
Mandarin Tangerine Citrus reticulata     Blanco
Manggis see Mangosteen          
Mangos   Mangifera indica     L.
Mangold see Silver beet          
Mangosteen   Garcinia mangostana     L.
Manioc see Cassava          
Marrow   Cucurbita pepo var. pepo  
Marrow, Hard Rind see Pumpkin          
Marrow, Zucchini see Squash, Zucchini          
Mashua see Anu          
Matai see Waterchestnuts          
Mellowfruit see Pepino          
Melon   Cucumis melo      
Melon pear see Pepino          
Melon, Horned see Kiwano          
Mexican breadfruit see Monstera          
Mexican potato see Jicama          
Minneola see Ugli fruit          
Mint   Mentha spicata     L.
Miracle fruit   Synsepalum dulcificum     (Schumach. & Thonn.) Dan.
Miraculous berry see Miracle fruit          
Mombin see Spondias          
Monstera   Monstera deliciosa     Liebm.
Mooli see Daikon          
Moros see Orange, Blood          
Mushroom   Agaricus bisporus      
Mushroom Oyster Pleurotus ostreatus      
Mushroom Shitake Lentinus edodes      
Mushroom Wild Agricus campestris      
Mushroom, Cultivated see Mushroom          
Muskmelon see Cantaloupe melon          
Muskmelon see Melon          
Mustard greens   Brassica juncea var. sspp.  
Nappa see Chinese cabbage          
Nashi   Pyrus pyrifolia var. culta (Makino) Nakai
Nectarine   Prunus persica var. nucipersica (Suckow) C. Schneider
Netted melon see Cantaloupe melon          
Nopales see Cactus, Leaves          
Nopalitos see Cactus, Leaves          
Oca   Oxalis tuberosa     Molina
Ogen melon   Cucumis melo      
Okra   Abelmoschus esculentus     (L.) Moench
Olive Fresh Olea europaea ssp. europaea  
Onion   Allium cepa ssp. cepa L.
Onion Green Allium cepa ssp. cepa L.
Onion Shallot bulbs Allium cepa ssp. aggregatum G. Don.
Onion chives see Chives          
Oranges   Citrus sinensis     (L.) Osbeck
Oregano   Origanum vulgare      
Oriental radish see Daikon          
Otaheite apple see Ambarella          
Oyster plant see Salsify          
Pak choi see Bok choy          
Pamplemouse see Pummelo          
Panapen see Breadfruit          
Papaw see Papaya          
Papaya   Carica papaya     L.
Papayuela   Jatropha aconitifolia   papaya Mill.
Paprika see Pepper, Chili          
Parsley   Petroselinum crispum     (Mill.) Nyman
Parsley Turnip Rooted Petroselinum crispum      
Parsnip   Pastinaca sativa ssp. sativa  
Passionfruit   Passiflora edulis ssp. edulis Sims
Passionfruit Yellow Passiflora edulis ssp. flavicarpa O. Deg.
Passionfruit, Purple see Passionfruit          
Pawpaw see Papaya          
Pe-tsai see Chinese cabbage          
Pea Green Pisum sativum     L.
Pea Snow Pisum sativum   macrocarpon  
Pea Unshelled Pisum sativum      
Pea, Asparagus see Bean, Winged          
Pea, Cow see Chinese long bean          
Pea, Garden see Pea, Green          
Pea, Sugar see Pea, Snow          
Peach   Prunus persica var. persica L.
Peach Clingstone Prunus persica var. persica L.
Peanuts   Arachis hypogaea     L.
Pears   Pyrus communis     L.
Pear, Asian see Nashi          
Pecan nuts   Carya illinoensis     (Wangenh.) K.Koch
Pepinella see Chayote          
Pepino   Solanum muricatum     Aiton
Pepper Capsicum Capsicum annuum var. annuum L.
Pepper Chili Capsicum annuum var. annuum L.
Pepper see Pepper, Chili          
Pepper, Bell see Pepper, Capsicum          
Pepper, Sweet see Pepper, Capsicum          
Perilla   Perilla frutescens      
Persian melon   Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis Naud.
Persimmon   Diospyros kaki     Thunb.
Persimmon Fuyu Diospyros kaki     Thunb.
Persimmon Hachiya Diospyros kaki     Thunb.
Peruvian cherry see Cape goosebery          
Peruvian parsnip see Arracacha          
Phillipine lime see Calamondin          
Physalis see Cape goosebery          
Pigweed see Amaranth          
Pinapple guava see Feijoa          
Pineapple   Ananas comosus     (L.) Merr.
Pistachio nuts   Pistacia vera     L.
Plantain see Banana, Plantain          
Plums   Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
Plum, Japanese see Loquat          
Pomegranate   Punica granatum     L.
Potato   Solanum tuberosum ssp. tuberosum L.
Prickly pear see Cactus fruit          
Prune see Plum          
Pummelo   Citrus maxima     (Burm.) Merr.
Pumpkin   Cucurbita moschata     Duchesne ex Poir.
Pumpkin Butternut Cucurbita moschata     Duchesne ex Poir.
Quince   Cydonia oblonga     Mill.
 
 
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