List of vegetables

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Various vegetables and mushrooms on offer at a market stall in Nuremberg, 2015

This list of vegetables is intended to provide an overview of the edible types of vegetables .

  • This list of vegetables gives an overview according to the parts of the vegetable used from a horticultural point of view and the trade names .
  • In the list of useful plants , the plant species that produce vegetables are summarized from a botanical point of view, whereby they are sorted there according to ingredients and use based on W. Franke: Nutzpflanzenkunde (lit. see there).
  • The category: Vegetables offers a sorting of the vegetable groups according to culinary aspects.
  • Vegetable variety stands for different cultivated varieties of one and the same biological plant species and are not listed here, but in the specialist articles.

Subdivision of vegetables according to their use

Vegetables divided according to their use

See the diagram on the right, in which vegetables are listed according to their use.

Leafy vegetables




  • Celery ( Apium graveolens var. Dulce )

Flowering vegetables

Fruit vegetables

Cucurbitaceae family

root vegetable

Tuber vegetables

Onion vegetables


  • Soybean ( Glycine max (L.) Merill)
  • Pea ( pisum )
    • Shell pea ( Pisum sativum L. convar. Sativum ), also Pahl, Pal or Kneifel peas
    • Pea ( Pisum sativum L. convar. Medullare Alef. Emend. CO clay)
    • Sugar pea ( Pisum sativum L. convar.axiphium Alef emend. CO loam), also snow peas, snow peas or peas, (sugar peas)
    • Giant pea ( Pisum granda sneida L. convar. Sneidulo p. Shneiderium )
  • Lenses , ( Lens ), ( Lens culinaris medic.)
  • Goa bean , ( Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC.)
  • Bulb bean , ( Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst. Ex A. Rich.) Harms)
  • Guar Bean ( Cyamopsis tetragonolobus (L.) Taub.)

Other (unsorted)

See also


see literature of the article vegetables