Heirloom Fruits of the West indies

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Common name

Scientific Name

Alternate names (source)


Mammy apple
Mammea americans Mamme apple

Damsel
Phyllantus acidus

Hog Plum
Spondias mombin

Mountain cabbageEuterpe hagleyi

Penny piecePouteria multifloraBully tree

Pomme roseEugenia JamhosRose apple

SapoteCalocarpum mamosum (L)

TamarindTamarindus indica

Stinking toe
Hymenaca courbaril

AvocadoPersea americana

Arrowroot Maraula arundinacvea

BreadfruitArtocarpus altilis

CassavaManihot esculenta

CabbageBrassica oleracea capitata

CarrotsDaucus carota

CarambolaAverrhoe carambolafive finger
starfruit

Chive
Allium schoenoprasum

Thyme



Spanish Thyme

Big-Leaf Thyme

Shadow benny



CoconutsCocos nucifera

Corn
Zea mays
Maize

Cucumbers
Cucumis sativus

Ginger Zangiber officinalis

Grapefruit Citrus paradisi

Oranges
Citrus sinensis

MangoesManigifera indica

Paw Paw
Carca papaya

Pigeon peasCajanus cajan

Beans
Phaseolus spp

Tomatoes
 Lycopersicon esculentum 

Pepper(hot) Capsicum frutescens

Pepper (sweet) Capsicum annuum

Plantains Musa spp

EddoesColocasia esculenta

SapodillaManilkara achras

TanniaXanthesoma sagittfolium

Pineapple
Annoa comosus

Sorrel
Hibiscus sabdariffaRoselle

SoursopAnnona muricata

Sugar Apple
Annona squamosa

Sweet Potatoes
Ipomoea batatas

Yams
Discorea spp

 Golden apples Spondias cytheraJew Plum,
Pomecythere,
Pommes deTerre

 Guava Pisidium guajava 

 Lemons Citrus limon 

 Limes Citrus auranti folia
 

 Ochro Hibiscus esculentisOkra,
Lady's Fingers

 Cinnamon Cinnanum spp
Cinnamomum zeylanicum
 

Clove Eugenia aromatica 

Nutmeg
Myristica fragrans


Cocoa



West Indian Bayleaf
Pimienta racemosa
leaf of allspice, bayberry, bay rum tree

Tonka bean
Dipteryx odorata


Vanilla bean
Vanilla planifolia


 AubergeneSolanum melongena
Eggplant,
Baigan,
Melongen

 Cashew nut Anacardium occidentale 

 Sugar Cane Saccharum 

 Tamarind  

 French Cashew Syzygium malaccense Malay apple, mountain apple, otaheite apple, pomerac, pomme malac.

 Wax apple Syzygium samarangense 

 Watermelon Citrullus lanatus 

 Waterlemon Passiflora laurifolia
 

 Passion Fruit
 Passiflora edulis 

 Pumpkin  

 West Indian cherry
 Malpighia punicifolia Malpighia glabra, Acerola, Barbados cherry

 Sea Grape
Coccoloba uvifera
 

 Coconut  

 Avocado
 Persea americana 

 Breadfruit Artocarpus altilis 

 Ground Nut
  

 Bread Nut
 Artocarpus camansi chataigne

Jackfruit



West Indian Almond Terminalia catappa 

Carallie  

Christophene
  

  • Citrus
    • Seville Orange
    • Mandarin
    • Pomelo
    • Ugli Fruit
    • Tangerine
  • Mangoes
    • Julie
    • Ceylon
    • Rose
    • Graham
    • DouDou
    • Starch

  • Tope Tambo
  • Banana
    • Plantain
    • Blugger
    • Rock fig
  • Pepper
    • All Spice
    • Bird Pepper
    • Hot Pepper
    • Pepper corns
  • Governer Plum
  • Red Plum
  • Hog Plum
  • Chinese Plum
  • Chinet, Skinup
  • Golden Apple, Pommes de Terrre
  • Pomegranate
  • Papaw
  • Star apple
  • Sorrel
  • Stinkin Toe
  • Bamboo
  • Calabash
  • Loofah
  • Ginger
  • Mediterran fig
  • Fat Pork
  • Pee-wah
  • Barbadine (Granadilla)
  • balata
  • custard apple
  • donks