Economic Botany

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 115–152 | Cite as

Common names of commercially cultivated vegetables of the world in 15 languages

  • Stanley J. Kays
  • JoÃo C. Silva Dias


The cultivated vegetable crops of the world are listed by family and Latin binomial, followed by the common name(s) in English, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Tagalog. The edible portion of the plant utilized for food and the general method of preparation were reviewed and listed.

Key Words

edible crops food crops horticulture vegetable diversity utilization synonym 

Nomes vulgares de hortaliças comercialmente cultivadas no mundo em 15 línguas


Apresentase uma lista das culturas olerícolas cultivadas no Mundo organizadas por famílias e os seus nomes latinos seguidos dos respectivos nomes vulgares em Inglês, Árabe, Chinês (Mandarin), Dinamarquês, Holandês, Francês, Alemão, Hindu, Italiano, Japonês, Malaio, Português, Russo, Espanhol e Tagalogue. Para cada uma das culturas refere-se qual a sua parte comestível e o seu modo de preparação na alimentação.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley J. Kays
    • 1
  • JoÃo C. Silva Dias
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HorticultureThe University of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  2. 2.Section of HorticultureInstituto Superior de AgronomiaTapada da AjudaPortugal

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