Vegetable species reference table

A-Z by vegetable name

Vegetable

Species

AubergineSolanum melongena
Beetroot Beta vulgaris
Broad beans Vicia faba
BrocolliBrassica oleraceae
Calabrese, cauliflowerBrassica oleraceae
CarrotDaucus carota
CeleriacApium graveolens
Celery Apium graveolens
Chard Beta vulgaris
ChicoryCichorium intybus
Climbing French beansPhaseolus vulgaris
CorrianderCoriandrum sativum
Cucumbers Cucumis sativus
Dwarf French beansPhaseolus vulgaris
EndiveCichorium endiva
Fennel Foeniculum vulgare
LeekAllium ameloprasum
LettuceLactuca sativa
Mustards Brassica juncea
Onion Allium cepa
Oriental greens Brassica rapa 
ParsleyPetroselinum crispum
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
PeasPisum sativum
Peppers

Capsicum annum complex / baccatum / pubescens

Perpetual spinachBeta vulgaris
PSB, cabbage,Brassica oleraceae
RadishRaphanus sativus
Runner beansPhaseolus coccineus
Spinach Spinacia oleraceae

Spring onion

Red Onion

Allium cepa

Allium cepa

Summer squash Cucurbita pepo
Swede, Siberian kale Brassica napus
Sweetcorn Zea mays
Tomatoes

Solanum lycopersicum

Turnip Brassica rapa 
Winter squash 

Cucurbita maxima / pepo / moschata

A-Z by species name

Species

Vegetable

Allium ameloprasumLeek, elephant garlic
Allium cepaOnion, spring onion
Apium graveolensCeleriac, celery
Beta vulgarisBeetroot, chard, perpetual spinach, sugar beet 
Brassica junceaMustards 
Brassica napusSwede, Siberian kale 
Brassica oleraceaeBrocolli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts, 
Brassica rapa Turnip, oriental greens

Capsicum annum complex / baccatum / pubescens

Peppers, chillies
Cichorium endivaEndive
Cichorium intybusChicory
Coriandrum sativumCorriander
Cucumis sativusCucumbers 

Cucurbita maxima / pepo / moschata

Winter squash 
Cucurbita pepoSummer squash 
Daucus carotaCarrot
Foeniculum vulgareFennel 
Lactuca sativaLettuce, celtuce
Pastinaca sativaParsnip 
Petroselinum crispumParsley
Phaseolus coccineusRunner beans
Phaseolus vulgarisClimbing French beans, dwarf French beans
Pisum sativumPeas
Raphanus sativusRadish, winter radish

Solanum lycopersicum

Tomatoes
Solanum melongenaAubergine
Spinacia oleraceaeSpinach 
Vicia fabaBroad beans, field beans, fava beans
Zea maysSweetcorn, maize

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