Scientific Names – Common Fruits and Vegetables

July 29, 2017

Fruits and Vegetables Scientific Names

Scientists have given each and every recognized species on earth its own Scientific Names to uniquely identify them to avoid confusion. At the simplest level of scientific classification, each Scientific Name consists of two parts – a generic (or genus) name and a specific name or epithet. Together, these two names are referred to as a binomial. The generic name refer to collective name for a group of organism, here, plants and animals. Group of organisms have similar characters and are represented by the generic name. They all evolve from one common ancestor. The specific name distinguish between different organism with a genus. The first part of the scientific name are always written with the generic name first.

We have listed Common Fruits and Vegetables with both their common names and scientific names. If you want to search a specific name, you may use the search box below. You may also use alphabetic index as per necessity.


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Scientific Names and Common Names of Fruits and Vegetables

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There are currently 60 names in this directory
Apple
Pyrus malus

Apricot
Prunus armeniaca

Avocado
Persea americana

Banana
Musa paradisicum

Black berry
Rubus fruticosus

Blackcurrant
Ribes nigrum

Blueberry
Vaccinium cyanococcus

Brinjal
Solanum melongena

Cantaloupe
Cucumis melo

Capsicum
Capsicum fruitscence

Carrot
Daucas carota

Cashew nut
Anacardium occidentale

Cherry
Prunus avium

Chili
Capsicum annuum

Clove
Syzygium aromaticum

Coconut
Cocos nucifera

Coriander
Coriandrum sativum

Cucumber
Cucumis sativas

Date
Phoenix dactylifera

Dragon fruit
Hylocereus undutus

Eggplant
Solanum melongena

Fig
Ficus carica

Garlic
Allium sativum

Gooseberry
Ribes uva-crispa

Grapes
Vitis vinifera

Guava
Psidium guava

Honey dew
Cucumis melo

Jack fruit
Artocarpus integra

Kiwi fruit
Actinidia deliciosa

Lemon
Citrus Limonium

Lettuce
Lactuca sativa

Lime
Citrus latifolia

Lychee
Litchi chinensis

Mandarin
Citrus reticulata

Mango
Mangifera indica

Mulberry
Genus: morus

Nectarine
Prunus persica

Onion
Allium cepa

Orange
Citrus aurantium

Papaya
Carica papaya

Passionfruit
Passiflora edulis

Pea
Pisum sativam

Pear
Pyrus communis

Peepal
Ficus religiosa Linn

Persimmon
Diospyros kaki

Pineapple
Ananus sativus

Plum
Prunus domestica

Pomegranate
Punica granatum

Potato
Solanum tubersum

Prickly pear
Opuntia stricta

Quandong
Santalum acuminatum

Quince
Cydonia oblonga

Radish
Raphanus sativus

Raspberry
Rubus idaeobatus

Redcurrant
Ribes rubrum

Spinach
Spinacia oleracea

Star fruit
Averrhoa carambola

Tomato
Lycopersican esculentum

Turmeric
Curcuma longa

Watermelon
Citrullus vulgaris

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