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Alphabetical List of Vegetables

Alphabetical List of Vegetables

Vegetables are said to be a major dietary requirement, as they are full of essential nutrients that are necessary to stay healthy. There are different types of vegetables, like leafy greens, bulbs, roots, and tubers, pods, legumes, stalks or stems, sea vegetables, etc. This article will give you an alphabetical list of vegetables.
Deepa Kartha
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2018
Vegetables play a crucial role in the diet of human beings. They are widely recommended by nutritionists and health practitioners. Some vegetables even have antibiotic, antiviral, and antifungal properties, and can help in treating allergies and ulcers. They also increase the detoxification of carcinogens and other toxins from our bodies. 
Eating vegetables is a healthy way to remain active and maintain high energy levels. When a person is free from the risk of being affected by diseases, he/she is more likely to lead a long and healthy life.
List of Vegetables in Alphabetical Order
A
Aburana                                             
Acorn squash/Pepper squash  
Ahipa                                                    
Alfalfa sprouts                                 
Amaranth                  
American groundnuts    
Anise                                                
Aonori                                               
 Arame
Arracacha
Arrowhead
Arrowroot
Artichoke/Globe artichoke
Arugula/Salad rocket
Asparagus
Adzuki beans
B
Bamboo shoots/Bamboo sprouts        
Banana squash                              
Basil/Sweet basil          
Beans                                                           
Bean sprouts                     
Beet                                                                   
Belgian endive             
Bell pepper/Sweet pepper        
Borage
Borlotti beans
Bottle gourd/Calabash
Breadfruit
Broadleaf arrowhead
Broccoli
Broccolini/Baby broccoli
Brussels sprout
Bitter leaf                                                  
Bitter melon/Bitter gourd/Bitter squash       
Black beans               
Black cumin                               
Black-eyed peas                     
Bok choy/Chinese cabbage                
Bull's blood
Burdock
Butter beans/Lima beans
Buttercup squash
Butterhead lettuce
Butternut pumpkin/Butternut squash
C
Cabbage                                 
Cabbage sprouts          
Cactus leaves                              
Caigua                                                         
Camas                                                       
Cape gooseberry                                         
Caraway                                             
Cardoon/Artichoke thistle           
Chaya/Tree spinach
Chayote/Christophine
Cherry tomatoes
Cucumber
Chickweed
Chicory
Chili peppers
Chinese chives/Garlic chives
Carola                                               
Carrot                                        
Cassava/Yuca                                                 
Catsear                                                        
Cauliflower                     
Cayenne pepper                     
Celeriac                                              
Celery                                                     
Celtuce                                                                  
Ceylon spinach       
Chinese mallow
Chinese snow peas
Chives
Choy sum
Chrysanthemum leaves
Cilantro/Coriander
Collard greens
Coral lettuce
Corn
Corn salad/Lamb's lettuce
D
Dabberlocks/badderlocks         
Dandelion                                                 
Delicata squash                                                
Dill/Lao coriander                                          
Dinosaur kale/Lacinato kale
Dolichos beans
Drumsticks
Dulse
Daikon
E
Earthnut pea                                                    
Edamame                                  
Eggplant/Aubergine                                     
Elephant foot yam                                      
Elephant garlic                                             
Endive
English peas/Peas
Ensete
Epazote
Escarole
F
Fat hen                                              
Fava beans/Broad beans  
Fennel/Finocchio                         
Fiddlehead fern     
Florence fennel
Flowering cabbage
Fluted pumpkin
French beans/Green beans
G
Garbanzo beans/Chickpeas       
Garden cress/Cress                  
Garden rocket                                                   
Garlic                                                     
Gem squash                                  
Gherkin                                               
Ginger                                            
Globe eggplant                                       
Gobo                                                       
Golden nugget squash                     
Guar
Golden Samphire
Good King Henry
Gourd
Grape tomato
Greater plantain
Green cabbage
Green cauliflower
Green onion
Green pepper
Groundnuts
H
Habanero chili                                       
Hakurei turnip                                      
Hamburg rooted parsley  
Haricot beans                             
Hijiki                                                  
Horse gram
Horseradish
Hothouse cucumber
Hubbard squash
Hyacinth beans
I
Ice plant                                  
Indian peas                                   
Irish moss
Italian sweet pepper
Italian red onion
J
Jalapeño                                     
Japanese bunching onion   
Japanese eggplant                 
Japanese pumpkin/Kabocha squash
Japanese turnips
Jerusalem artichoke/Sunchoke
Jicama
K
Kabu
Kai-lan/Chinese broccoli
Kale
Kidney beans
Kohlrabi/German turnip
Komatsuna
Kombu
Kuka
Kurrat
L
Lagos bologi                                       
Land cress                                                      
Laver                                                         
Leafy greens                                                        
Lebanese cucumber                            
Leeks                                                           
Lemon                                                                   
Lentils
Lemon grass
Lettuce
Lima beans
Lime
Lizard's tail
Lotus root
Luffa
M
Mache                                                                
Malabar gourd                            
Mange tout                                            
Marjoram                                     
Marrow                                                            
Melons                                                    
Miner's lettuce                                       
Minikin                                                       
Mitsuba                                               
Myoga
Mizuna
Morel/Morchella
Moth beans
Mountain pepper
Mozuku
Mung beans
Mulukhiyah
Mushroom
Mustard plant
N
Napa cabbage                                                
Nasturtium                         
Nasu                                                                 
Navy beans                                                            
Negi
Nettles
New Zealand spinach
Nopales
Nori
O
Oakleaf lettuce                                                  
Ogonori                                                             
Okra                                                           
Onions                                                     
Olives
Orache
Ostrich fern
Oyster plant
P
Pak choi/Chinese cabbage           
Palm heart                                                     
Paracress                                                         
Parsley                                                
Parsnips                                                                
Pattypan squash                                    
Peanut                                                           
Pea sprouts/leaves                          
Pigeon pea                            
Pignut                                                           
Pinto beans                                                  
Plectranthus
Poblano
Pohole
Pointed gourd
Poke
Pokeweed
Potatoes
Prairie turnip
Prussian asparagus
Pumpkins
Purslane
Q
Quince
R
Radicchio                                       
Radish                                                      
Rainbow chard                                               
Rapeseed                                                  
Rapini/Broccoli rabé   
Red bell peppers                 
Red cabbage                                   
Red kidney beans                                    
Renkon                                                 
Rhubarb                   
Ridge cucumber
Ridge gourd
Rocket
Rockmelon
Romaine lettuce/Cos lettuce
Romanesco broccoli
Romano beans
Rosemary
Runner beans
Rutabaga/Swedish turnips
S
Salad turnip                                                       
Salsify                                                                    
Samphire                                               
Savoy cabbage                                   
Satoimo                                               
Satsumaimo/Sweet potato              
Scallions/Spring onions  
Scorzonera                                                         
Sculpit/Stridolo                                         
Sea beet                                       
Sea grape                                                        
Sea kale                                                
Sea lettuce                                                       
Shallots                                        
Shiso/Ohba                                    
Sierra leone bologi                     
Silverbeet/Chard                                   
Skirret
Sloke
Snake beans
Snake gourd
Snake squash
Snow peas
Soko/Lagos spinach
Sorrel
Soybeans
Spaghetti squash
Spinach
Spring greens
Squash
Squash blossoms
Striped marrow
Sugar snap peas
Sweet corn
T
Tabasco pepper
Taro
Tarwi
Tatsoi/Spinach mustard
Tepary beans
Thyme
Tigernut
Tinda
Tomatillo
Tomato
Turnips
Tuscan kale
U
Ulluco  
Urad bean
V
Velvet bean
Vidalia onion
W
Wakame                                            
Wasabi                                         
Water chestnut                                            
Watercress                                         
Water spinach                                    
Welsh onion                                    
West Indian gherkin                       
West Indian pumpkin
White eggplant
White salad onion
Wild leek
Winged beans
Winter melon
Winter purslane
Winter squash
X
Ximenia
Xigua
Y
Yacón                                                           
Yam                                                      
Yamaimo                                                      
Yardlong beans                                   
Yarrow
Yau chow
Yellow squash
Yow choy
Yu choy sum
Z
Zucchini/Courgette
Nutritional Benefits of Vegetables
Vegetables are rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, and K required for growth of cells in the body. They also are a rich source of phytonutrients, amino acids, dietary fibers, minerals, potassium, etc.
Most vegetables have less calories. In today's times when obesity has become a serious problem due to our sedentary lifestyles, eating vegetables (except a few like peas and sweet potato) is an easy way to keep a check on your calorie consumption.
As they have many vital nutrients, vegetables are highly recommended in the diet of pregnant women and patients who are suffering from chronic aliments. Also, they should be included in the dietary supplements of children for the proper development of body and brain, and to maintain a healthy nervous system.
Consumption of vegetables can help to protect against ailments like cancer, cardiovascular disease, Type -2 diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, kidney stones, bone loss, etc. Eating vegetables regularly also makes a person's immune system stronger, thus preventing fever, common cold, and infections.
Vegetables also help in keeping eyes, skin, nails, and hair healthy. They also help in maintaining the health of teeth and gums.
One must realize that it is extremely important to include at least one cup of fresh vegetables in your diet as they give essential nutrition and are crucial to keep us fit and healthy. Also, as compared to non-vegetarian food, vegetables have less amount of fat. You may cook the vegetables by different methods like baking, roasting, steaming, frying, etc. to add variety to the taste. You can also include a variety of colorful vegetables in your food to make the dish look attractive. Also, eat various seasonal vegetables to try out different tastes. Now that you know about different types of vegetables, include them in your daily diet to lead a healthy life.
Cilantro
Asparagus
White Turnips
Rosemary
Green Celery
Various types of cauliflower in different colors
Bunch Of Fresh Organic Spinach Beet
Rosemary Blur
Cilantro Bunch
Fresh Market Carrots
Carrot and plants
Colorful carrots
White Asparagus
Hands with harvested potatoes
Potatoes On The Table
Cilantro
Rosemary
Mustard Beans Isolated
Chickpeas In A Pile
Chickpeas
Red onion braids
Fresh onion bunch on white background
Basket with fresh lettuce
Canarian Potatoes
Onion farm burlap
Field of courgette plants