Several  Hundred Leafy Vegetables Are Grown And Eaten Internationally. In the West We Often Refer To These Vegetables As Greens. But The List Includes Many Crops From Around The World And Can Be Described As Leafy Greens, Pot Herbs, Vegetable Greens, Salad etc.

Below Are A List Of Those Leafy Vegetables That Are Grown Internationally.  As My Research Proceeds I Will Add More Leaf Vegetables To The List.

In listing these leafy vegetables I have used English English names where possible. This will clearly lead to some confusion on crops such as coriander (cilantro) where the English and American names vary. In many cases common English names don’t exist and I have on thee occasions adopted local names where possible. For the avoidance of doubt I have also added Latin plant names wherever I can. the Latin, Linnaen binomial
Some Leafy Vegetables Are Very Colourful
Some Leafy Vegetables Are Very Colourful

Amaranth Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranth Amaranthus cruentus

American wormseed Chenopodium ambrosiodes

Arrowhead elephant ear Xanthosoma sagittifolium

Asiatic pennywort Centella asiatica

Atibulnak Rubus pectinellus

Bank cress Barbarea verna

Beet (greens) Beta vulgaris vulgaris

Bhandhanya aka Culantro Eryngium foetidum

Binung Christella dentata

Black Mustard Brassica nigra

Bladder campion Silene inflata

Bok choy Brassica rapa (chinensis)

Borage greens Borago officinalis

Bottle Gourd Lagenaria siceraria

Broad beans aka Fava, Faba beans Vicia faba

Broad leaved endive Chichorium endive var. latifolium

Broccoli (leaves / stalks) Brassica oleracea var. italica

Brooklime Veronica beccabunga

Brussels sprouts Brassica oleracea (gemmifera)

Cauliflower Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Cabbage thistle Cirsium oleraceum

Caigua Cylanthere pedata

Caper Capparis spinosa

Caraway leaves Carum carvi

Cardoon Cynara cardunculus

Catsear Hypochaeris radicata

Celery Apium graveolens

Celtuce Lactuca sativa (asparagina)

Chard Beta cicla

Chaya Cnidoscolus aconitifolius aconitifolius

Chervil

Chickweed Stellaria

Chicory Cichorium intybus

Chik-nam, Kra don Barringtonia acutangula

Chinese cabbage Brassica rapa, subspecies pekinensis and chinensis)

Chinese mallow Malva verticillata

Chinese Savoy Brassica rapa subsp. narinosa

Chiplin Crotolaria longirostrata

Chives Allium schoenoprasum

Climbing wattle Acacia pennata

Collard greens Brassica oleracea

Common amaranth Amaranthus retroflexus

Common Marshmallow Althaea officinalis

Common purslane Portulaca oleracea

Coriander aka Cilantro Coriandrum sativum

Corn salad Valerianella locusta

Cress Lepidium sativum

Cucumis prophetarum Cucumis prophetarum

Dandelion Taraxacum officinale

Dill Anethum graveolens

Elecampane Inula helenium

Endive Cichorium endivia

Fat hen Chenopodium album

Fern Athyrium esculentum

Fiddlehead Pteridium aquilinum

Fluted pumpkin Telfairia occidentalis

Fishwort Houttuynia cordata

Gallant Soldier Galinsoga parviflora

Garland Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum coronarium

Gnetum / Melinjo Gnetum gnemon

Garden orache Atriplex hortensis

Golden samphire Inula crithmoides

Good King Henry Chenopodium bonus-henricus

Grape (leaves) Vitis

Greater plantain Plantago major

Ground elder Aegopodium podagraria

Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea

HarebellCampanula versicolor

Indian Lettuce Lactuca indica

Indian spinach  Basella alba

Ivy gourd Coccinia grandis

Johns Cabbage Hydrophyllum canadense

Jute mallow / Melokhia Corchorus olitorius / Corchorus capsularis

Kai-lan Also known as Chinese kale Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra

Kale Brassica oleracea (acephala)

Kalette Brassica oleracea

Kerguelen cabbage Pringlea antiscorbutica

Komatsuna Brassica rapa (pervidis / komatsuna)

Lablab Lablab purpureus

Lacinato kale aka Tuscan kale, Tuscan cabbage, Italian kale, Brassica oleracea var. palmifolia

Lagos bologi Talinum fruticosum

Lamb’s lettuce Valerianella locusta

Lamb’s quarters Chenopodium album

Land cress Barbarea verna

Leaf celery Apium graveolens var. secalinum

Lesser jack Emex spinosa

Lettuce Lactuca sativa

Lizard’s tail Houttuynia cordata

Lotus sweetjuice Glinus lotoses

Malabar spinach Basella alba

Mallow Malvaceae

Mibuna Brassica rapa japonica

Melindjo Gnetum gnemon

Miner’s lettuce (Winter purslane) Claytonia perfoliata

Mitsuba Cryptotaenea japonica

Mizuna greens Brassica rapa (nipposinica)

Moringa leaves Moringa oleifera

Mustard Sinapis alba

Napa cabbage Brassica rapa (chinensis)

Nasturtium Tropaeolum majus

New Zealand Spinach Tetragonia tetragonioides

Okinawan Spinach Gynura crepioides

Orache Atriplex hortensis

Pak choy (白菜 Bok choy) Brassica rapa (chinensis)

Paracress Acmella oleracea

Parsley Petroselinum crispum

Papaya leaves Carica papaya

Paracress Acmella oleracea

Pea (sprouts / leaves) Pisum sativum

Perennial Wall-rocket Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Phak tiu som Cratoxylum formosum

Pitogo Cycas riuminiana

Poke Phytolacca americana

Prickly amaranthAmaranthus spinosus

Prickly lettuce Lactuca serriola

Puntarelle aka Catalogna chicory ?

Purple amaranthAmaranthus cruentus

Purple bauhinia / Butterfly tree Bauhinia purpurea

Quinoa Chenopodium quinoa subs quinoa

Radicchio Cichorium intybus

Radish Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus

Rampion Capanula rapunculus

Rape Kale Brassica napus var. pabularia

Rapini (broccoli rabe) Brassica rapa rapa

Redflower ragleaf Crassocephalum crepidiodes

Red Goosefoot Chenopodium rubrum

Red spinach Amaranthus dubius

Rocket (Arugula) Eruca sativa

Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa

Royal fern Osmunda regalis

Samphire Crithmum maritimum

Scarlina Galactites tormentosa

Sea beet Beta vulgaris maritima

Sea kale Crambe maritima

Sea purslane Halimione portulcoides

Sea sandwort Honckenya pepiodes

Shawnee Salad Hydrophyllum virginianum

Shepherd’s purse Capsella bursa-pastoris

Shortpod mustard Hirschfeldia incana

Siberian spring beauty Clayton sibirica

Sierra Leone bologi Crassocephalum

Slender amaranth Amaranthus viridis

Soko Celosia argentea

Sorrel Rumex acetosa

Sour cabbage Brassica oleracea

Southern huauzontle berlandieri subs nuttaliae

Spinach Spinacia oleracea

Spiny amaranth Amaranthus spinosus

Spotted catsear Hypochaeris maculata

Sugarloaf Cichorium intybus

Summer purslane Portulaca oleracea

Sunset muskmallow Abelmoschus manihot

Swede aka Neeps, Rutabaga. Brassica napus

Sweet potato leaves Ipomoea batatas

Swiss chard Beta vulgaris cicla (flavescens)

Tahitian spinach Xanthosoma brasiliense

Taro leaves Colocasia esculenta

Tatsoi Brassica rapa (rosularis)

Thong lang Erythrina fusca

Tree spinach Chenopdium giganteum

Turnip greens Brassica rapa (rapifera)

Vegetable fern Diplazium esculentum

Vegetable hummingbird Sesbania grandiflora

Viagra palm Calamus erectus

Water spinach Ipomoea aquatica

Watercress Nasturtium officinale

Wheatgrass Triticum aestivum

Wild Cabbage Brassica oleracea

Wild coxcomb Celosia argenta var argentea

Witloof Cichorium intrus var foliosum

Yao choy (油菜 Yu choy) Brassica napus

Yarrow Achillea millefolium  

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