Flora of Malawi: Utilities: List of species vernacular names

Click on a letter below to take you to the first species whose name begins with that letter.


Acorn jackal-berry (English)
Adrenaline grass (English)
African allophylus (English)
African almond (English)
African beech (English)
African buttercup (English)
African coca tree (English)
African crocus (English)
African ebony (English)
African eggplant (English)
African false currant (English)
African heart-vine (English)
African holly (English)
African horned cucumber (English)
African juniper (English)
African mangosteen (English)
African mulberry (English)
African olive (English)
African osage-orange (English)
African paddle-pod (English)
African protea (English)
African purslane (English)
African spider lily (English)
African star-chestnut (English)
African wattle (English)
African white scabious (English)
Afrormosia (English)
Agati (English) (Cultivated species)
Aidia (English)
Air potato (English)
Air yam (English)
Albino-berry (English)
Aloe coral-tree (English)
Ambatch (English)
American black nightshade (English)
American cudweed (English)
American sicklepod (English)
Ana-tree (English)
Angolan protea (English)
Angolan protea (English)
Annual brachiaria (English)
Annual meadow grass (English)
Antelope grass (English)
Anthill wild medlar (English)
Apple of Peru (English)
Apple of Sodom (English)
Apple-leaf (English)
Apple-ring acacia (English)
Apricot vine (English)
Arabica coffee (English)
Argentine fleabane (English)
Arrow grass (English)
Arrowroot (English)
Asparagus fern (English)
Australian blackwood (English)
Australian bottle plant (English)
Avery fern (English)

Baboons' breakfast (English)
Bachelor's button (English)
Bahia grass (English)
Balloon vine (English)
Balloon vine (English)
Balsawood tree (English)
Banana orchid (English)
Banket mahogany (English)
Bark bush (English)
Barnyard millet (English)
Basil Christian's aloe (English)
Basket grass (English)
Bastard stinkwood (English)
Batoka plum (English)
Bead-bean (English)
Beak-fruited indigo tree (English)
Bean-tree (English)
Beauty-of-the-night (English)
Beira grass (English)
Bells of St Mary (English)
Bengal trumpet vine (English) (Cultivated species)
Bicoloured bushwillow (English)
Big-leaf (English)
Bindura bamboo (English)
Bird cactus (English) (Cultivated species)
Bird's eye (English)
Bird's tongue (English)
Bird-plum (English)
Bitter albizia (English)
Bitter almond (English)
Bitter apple (English)
Bitter grape (English)
Bitter yam (English)
Bitter-tea vernonia (English)
Black arum (English)
Black bitterberry (English)
Black forest spike-thorn (English)
Black monkey-orange (English)
Black nightshade (English)
Black plum (English)
Black Sudan grass (English)
Black wattle (English)
Black wild grape (English)
Black-eyed susan (English)
Black-jack (English)
Black-seed grass (English)
Blackwood dalbergia (English)
Bladder-nut (English)
Blister-leaf (English)
Blood lily (English)
Bloodflower (English)
Bloodwood (English)
Blue Bells of St Mary's (English)
Blue bush (English)
Blue bush (English)
Blue bush-cherry (English)
Blue cat's whiskers (English)
Blue cestrum (English) (Cultivated species)
Blue disa (English)
Blue grama (English)
Blue guarri (English)
Blue milkweed (English)
Blue Pidgeon-wings (English)
Blue potato bush (English) (Cultivated species)
Blue rock fern (English)
Blue solanum shrub (English) (Cultivated species)
Blue stars (English)
Blue sweetberry (English)
Blue thorn (English)
Blue trumpet vine (English) (Cultivated species)
Blue wandering-jew (English)
Blue-bark commiphora (English)
Blue-bark corkwood (English)
Blue-leaved euclea (English)
Blue-seed grass (English)
Bluebells (English)
Blushing daisy (English)
Bo (English) (Cultivated species)
Bo tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Bodhi (English) (Cultivated species)
Boot protectors (English)
Borassus palm (English)
Bottle-brush grass (English)
Bottlebrush (English)
Bow-wood (English)
Bracken (English)
Brackenridgea (English)
Brazilian cherry (English) (Cultivated species)
Brazilian nightshade (English)
Brazilian rosewood (English) (Cultivated species)
Brick-red ochna (English)
Bristle-leaved red top (English)
Brittlewood (English)
Broad curly leaf (English)
Broad-leaved beechwood (English)
Broad-leaved bluestem (English)
Broad-leaved bristle-grass (English)
Broad-leaved bulbine (English)
Broad-leaved rattlepod (English)
Broad-leaved turpentine grass (English)
Broad-leaved waxberry (English)
Broad-leaved yellow-wood (English)
Broadleaf sorrel (English)
Broom asparagus (English)
Broom-cluster fig (English)
Broomcorn millet (English)
Brown ivory (English)
Brown-berry fluted-milkwood (English)
Brown-ironwood (English)
Brown-ironwood (English)
Bubu fig (English)
Buchanan's dwaba-berry (English)
Buchwa bamboo (English)
Buffalo bean (English)
Buffalo grass (English)
Buffalo-thorn (English)
Bug catcher (English)
Bug tree (English)
Bugweed (English)
Bulrush (English)
Bulrush millet (English)
Bur bristle grass (English)
Burke's fig (English)
Burkea (English)
Burning bush (English)
Burning-bush combretum (English)
Burweed (English)
Burweed (English)
Bush asparagus (English)
Bush guarri (English)
Bush-tick berry (English)
Bushman's grape (English)
Bushman's poison (English)
Bushman's tea (English)
Bushveld bitterwood (English)
Bushveld dropseed (English)
Bushveld grape (English)
Bushveld honeysuckle-tree (English)
Bushveld peacock-berry (English)
Bushveld signal grass (English)
Bushy bulbine (English)
Busse's fig (English)
Butter-berry (English)
Butterfly pea (English)
Button weed (English)
Button-wood (English)

Cabbage tree (English)
Calico flower (English)
Calotrope (English)
Calthrop (English)
Camel-foot (English)
Cameron's ruwari aloe (English)
Canadian fleabane (English)
Canary creeper (English)
Canary nettle (English)
Canary nettle (English)
Canary pea (English)
Candelabra tree (English)
Candle-berry tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Candlenut tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Candlestick cassia (English)
Cannabis (English)
Cape ash (English)
Cape beech (English)
Cape chestnut (English)
Cape fig (English)
Cape gooseberry (English)
Cape holly (English)
Cape honeysuckle (English)
Cape myrtle (English)
Cape smilax (English)
Cape teak (English)
Carrot seed grass (English)
Carrot-tree (English)
Castor-oil plant (English)
Cat-thorn (English)
Caterpillar bush (English)
Cats tail grass (English)
Catstail dropseed (English)
Catstail grass (English)
Caustic vine (English)
CearĂ¡ rubber (English)
Central American cedar (English) (Cultivated species)
Ceylon raspberry (English)
Chaff-flower (English)
Chaff-flower (English)
Cheeky yam (English)
Cheesewood (English)
Cherry guava (English)
Cherry pie (English)
Chickweed (English)
Chimanimani tree hibiscus (English)
China wood-oil-tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Chinese lantern (English)
Chinese mustard (English)
Chinese toon (English) (Cultivated species)
Chinese violet (English)
Chinese wood-oil tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Chirinda fig (English)
Chirinda wild medlar (English)
Christmas berry (English)
Christmas lima bean (English) (Cultivated species)
Citronella spur-flower (English)
Climbing bitterberry (English)
Climbing buddleja (English)
Climbing nettle (English)
Climbing nightshade (English)
Climbing orange (English)
Climbing turkey-berry (English)
Climbing wild apricot (English)
Clinging aneilema (English)
Cluster-head protea (English)
Cluster-leaf asparagus (English)
Coastal hairy guarri (English)
Cockspur orange (English)
Coco yam (English)
Codlins-and-cream (English)
Coffee senna (English)
Common broomrape (English)
Common celtis (English)
Common cluster fig (English)
Common coca tree (English)
Common coral-tree (English)
Common crowfoot (English)
Common crown-berry (English)
Common dorstenia (English)
Common fireball (English)
Common forest grape (English)
Common forest ochna (English)
Common gardenia (English)
Common pavetta (English)
Common pheasant-berry (English)
Common purslane (English)
Common red hot poker (English)
Common russet grass (English)
Common signal grass (English)
Common signal grass (English)
Common soapwort (English) (Cultivated species)
Common sopubia (English)
Common star-creeper (English)
Common vlei-lily (English)
Common wild elder (English)
Common wild fig (English)
Common wireweed (English)
Confetti tree (English)
Coontail (English)
Cooper's everlasting (English)
Coral creeper (English)
Coral tree (English)
Coral-vine (English)
Cork bush (English)
Corky monkey-orange (English)
Cornflower vernonia (English)
Cosmos (English)
Cottonwool grass (English)
Couch grass (English)
Couch panicum (English)
Craibia (English)
Crawcraw vine (English)
Creeping bauhinia (English)
Creeping ludwigia (English)
Creeping starbur (English)
Crimson long-pod albizia (English)
Crocodile-bark jackal-berry (English)
Cross grass (English)
Cross-berry (English)
Crown-fruited fig (English)
Crystal-bark (English)
Cucumber-bush (English)
Cudweed (English)
Cups-and-saucers (English)
Curled caterpillar-pod (English)
Curry bush (English)

Dandelion (English)
Dark-eyed hibiscus (English)
Decan hemp (English)
Depa-vine (English)
Devil thorn (English)
Devil's eyelashes (English)
Devil's horsewhip (English)
Devil's thorn (English)
Diamond-leaved euclea (English)
Dogplum (English)
Dogwood (English)
Doll's powderpuff (English)
Donkey-berry (English)
Downy thorn-apple (English)
Dr Kirk's aloe (English)
Duckweed (English)
Duiker-berry (English)
Duiker-berry (English)
Dutchman's pipe (English)
Dwala aloe (English)
Dwarf aspilia (English)
Dwarf bush-cherry (English)
Dwarf cat's whiskers (English)
Dwarf ochna (English)
Dwarf red combretum (English)
Dwarf red hibiscus (English)
Dwarf waterberry (English)
Dye star-apple (English)

Eared bloodwood (English)
Eared senna (English)
Eared vernonia (English)
Eastern blue-bush (English)
Eastern climbing dalbergia (English)
Eastern St Paul's-wort (English)
Edging blue lobelia (English)
Elbow-leaf (English)
Elm (English)
Empress candle plant (English)
Escarpment brachystegia (English)

Fairy dropseed (English)
Fairy tale fig (English)
False ash (English)
False assegai (English)
False balsa (English)
False bird-berry (English)
False bride's-bush (English)
False cape fig (English)
False daisy (English)
False dogwood (English)
False forest ironplum (English)
False maidenhair (English)
False marula (English)
False nasturtium (English)
False paperbark thorn (English)
False shiny-leaf (English)
False signal grass (English)
False soap-berry (English)
False teeth bush (English)
False wild medlar (English)
False-fig (English)
Feathery love-grass (English)
Feretia (English)
Fern arum (English)
Fern-leaf (English)
Fernandoa (English)
Fever tea (English)
Fever tree (English)
Fever-pod (English)
Fever-tree thorn (English)
Feverberry (English)
Few red-fingers (English)
Fibrous dropseed (English)
Finger millet (English)
Finger potato (English)
Fire bush (English)
Fishbone cassia (English)
Fishing-net plant (English)
Fishtail sorrel (English)
Flaky-bark bride's-bush (English)
Flame lily (English)
Fleece-fruit (English)
Floating fig (English)
Floating pennywort (English)
Florida beggar weed (English)
Floss flower (English)
Flute willow (English)
Fluted milkwood (English)
Fluted milkwood (English)
Footpath love grass (English)
Footpath love-grass (English)
Forest bead-string (English)
Forest big-leaf (English)
Forest bitterberry (English)
Forest croton (English)
Forest dracaena (English)
Forest elder (English)
Forest false cabbage-tree (English)
Forest false-currant (English)
Forest fever tree (English)
Forest flame-creeper (English)
Forest ironplum (English)
Forest jasmine (English)
Forest long-pod Albizia (English)
Forest milkberry (English)
Forest natal mahogany (English)
Forest newtonia (English)
Forest num-num (English)
Forest nuxia (English)
Forest ordeal tree (English)
Forest peach (English)
Forest rothmannia (English)
Forest sandpaper fig (English)
Forest star (English)
Forest stem-fruit (English)
Forest sword-leaf (English)
Forest toad-tree (English)
Forest tree fern (English)
Forest velvet false-currant (English)
Forest vernonia (English)
Forest waterberry (English)
Forskahl's everlasting (English)
Four o'clock flower (English)
Four-leaved bushwillow (English)
Foxglove (English)
Foxglove orchid (English)
Foxtail bristle-grass (English)
Foxtail millet (English)
French marigold (English)
Fried-egg flower (English)
Fries grass (English)
Fringe tail (English)
Fringe-leaved cluster-leaf (English)
Fringe-leaved terminalia (English)
Frogfruit (English)
Furry-fruited teclea (English)

Gallant soldier (English)
Garden bristle-grass (English)
Gay indigofera (English)
Giant crowfoot (English)
Giant devil's fig (English)
Giant diospyros (English)
Giant forest fig (English)
Giant Maize Witchweed (English)
Giant potato (English)
Giant salvia (English)
Giant sensitive plant (English)
Giant spear grass (English)
Giant thatching grass (English)
Giant-leaved fig (English)
Gilston grass (English)
Ginger bush (English)
Globe amaranth (English)
Glossy flat-bean (English)
Glossy guarri (English)
Glossy nightshade (English)
Goat bitter-apple (English)
Goetze's bitter-apple (English)
Golden bean tree (English)
Golden bell-bean (English)
Golden bristle-grass (English)
Golden candle orchid (English)
Golden-fruit raisin (English)
Goose grass (English)
Gorongosa red-berry (English)
Governor's plum (English)
Granite garcinia (English)
Granite mangosteen (English)
Grape ivy (English)
Grape strychnos (English)
Grass aloe (English)
Grassland tree fern (English)
Greater willowherb (English)
Green apple (English)
Green flower tree (English)
Green leaf desmodium (English)
Green-petalled grewia (English)
Green-petalled raisin (English)
Green-thorn (English)
Green-twigs quar (English)
Grey-bark saucer-berry (English)
Grey-beard grass (English)
Grey-haired acacia (English)
Guava (English)
Guava baby (English)
Guinea fowl grass (English)
Guinea grass (English)
Gummy gardenia (English)

Hairy caterpillar-pod (English)
Hairy cola (English)
Hairy dropseed grass (English)
Hairy heartleaf (English)
Hairy love grass (English)
Hairy rock fig (English)
Hairy sand ash (English)
Hairy-leaved monkey-orange (English)
Hand grenade fruit (English)
Hang-leaf pine (English)
Hare's ears (English)
Haroni fig (English)
Heart-leaved Brooms and Brushes (English)
Heart-leaved vine (English)
Heart-seed love-grass (English)
Heath violet-bush (English)
Hedge caper-bush (English)
Hedgehog-tree (English)
Helicopter grass (English)
Hemp (English)
Herringbone grass (English)
Hippo grass (English)
Hissing tree (English)
Hockey stick tree (English)
Honey-scented protea (English)
Honeysuckle tree (English)
Horn-fruited jute (English)
Horn-of-plenty (English)
Horn-pod tree (English)
Horsewood (English)
Hottentot's tea (English)
Hybrid terminalia (English)

Impala lily (English)
Indaba tree (English)
Indian jute (English)
Indian mustard (English)
Indian shot (English)
Iroko (English)
Italian millet (English)
Ivory carpet (English)
Ivy-grape (English)

Jackal-berry (English)
Jacket plum (English)
Jammy mouth (English) (Cultivated species)
Japanese barnyard millet (English)
Jasmine-gardenia (English)
Jasmine-tree (English)
Jimson weed (English)
Jimson weed (English)
Judgement tree (English)
Jujube (English)
Jumping-seed tree (English)
Jungle rice (English)

Kalahari bushwillow (English)
Kalahari sand quick (English)
Kapok tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Kei-apple (English)
Kelly grass (English)
Kenaf (English)
Kenya croton (English)
Kew weed (English)
Khaki burrweed (English)
Khaki weed (English)
Khat (English)
Kidney-leaf (English)
Kidneyweed (English)
Kikuyu grass (English)
Kirk's tobacco witchweed (English)
Kitui morning-glory (English)
Knob thorn (English)
Knobbly bushwillow (English)
Knobby bridelia (English)
Koko tree (English)
Kokomo grass (English)
Kooboo-berry (English)
Koppie butterspoon (English)
Kranz aloe (English)
Kudu-berry (English)
Kudu-berry (English)
Kundanyoka knobwood (English)

Lablab bean (English)
Lace-leaf (English)
Lance-leaved waxberry (English)
Lantana (English)
Large bird-berry (English)
Large forest ipomoea (English)
Large hedgehog-flower (English)
Large hook-berry (English)
Large jujube (English)
Large pink gardenia (English)
Large plume eragrostis (English)
Large red-heart (English)
Large silver grass (English)
Large white bauhinia (English)
Large, or Smooth-fruited lightning-bush (English)
Large-flowered bush-cherry (English)
Large-flowered spike-thorn (English)
Large-flowered white cross-berry (English)
Large-flowered wormbush (English)
Large-fruit coffee-medlar (English)
Large-fruited bushwillow (English)
Large-fruited climbing combretum (English)
Large-fruited fig (English)
Large-fruited olax (English)
Large-fruited scolopia (English)
Large-leaved acacia (English)
Large-leaved Blue-lips (English)
Large-leaved butterspoon (English)
Large-leaved climbing dalbergia (English)
Large-leaved cola (English)
Large-leaved cordia (English)
Large-leaved dalbergia (English)
Large-leaved grape ivy (English)
Large-leaved guarri (English)
Large-leaved jackal-berry (English)
Large-leaved knobwood (English)
Large-leaved knuckle-bean (English)
Large-leaved mousewhiskers (English)
Large-leaved Ochna (English)
Large-leaved onionwood (English)
Large-leaved plane (English)
Large-leaved poison rope (English)
Large-leaved rhus (English)
Large-leaved rock fig (English)
Large-leaved saffron (English)
Large-leaved saucer-berry (English)
Large-leaved skunk-bush (English)
Large-leaved star-chestnut (English)
Large-leaved tarenna (English)
Large-leaved wild coffee (English)
Large-seeded millet grass (English)
Late weed (English)
Lavender croton (English)
Lavender tree (English)
Leadwood (English)
Leafberry tree (English)
Lebombo potato-bush (English)
Lemon bush (English)
Lemon wood (English)
Lemon-tree (English)
Leopard orchid (English)
Lesser candelabra-tree (English)
Lesser mahobohobo (English)
Lesser millettia (English)
Lesser moth-fruit creeper (English)
Limpopo false-nettle (English)
Lion's ear (English)
Little men in a boat (English)
Live-long (English)
Livingstone potato (English)
Long-spined maytenus (English)
Long-tail cassia (English)
Lotusleaf Maidenhair Fern (English)
Lower zambezi bride's Bush (English)
Lowveld albizia (English)
Lowveld bead-string (English)
Lowveld fig (English)
Lowveld milkberry (English)
Lowveld tree vernonia (English)
Lucky bean creeper (English)
Lucky-bean tree (English)
Lucky-bean tree (English)

Madagascar periwinkle (English)
Maggot killer (English)
Magic guarri (English)
Magic nut (English)
Magic-rope (English)
Mahobohobo (English)
Maidenhair fern (English)
Makoni tea bush (English)
Malabar spinach (English)
Mallotus (English)
Mane-pod (English)
Mango (English)
Manica daisy (English)
Manketti tree (English)
Many red-fingers (English)
Marama bean (English)
Marijuana (English)
Maroon bell-bean (English)
Maroon milkweed (English)
Marsh dissotis (English)
Marvel-of-Peru (English)
Mascarenhasia (English)
Mashona fire bean (English)
Matchweed (English)
Matumi (English)
Mauritius thorn (English)
Mauve ginger (English)
Mauve love grass (English)
Mealie crotalaria (English)
Mexican Bird of Paradise (English) (Cultivated species)
Mexican fire plant (English)
Mexican firespike (English) (Cultivated species)
Mexican fleabane (English)
Mexican hawthorn (English)
Mexican lupin (English)
Mexican marigold (English)
Mexican poppy (English)
Mexican sunflower (English)
Mexican sunflower (English)
Milk rope (English)
Milk-pear (English)
Milkweed (English)
Milkwort (English)
Minaret flower (English)
Miniature bells (English)
Miombo honeysuckle-tree (English)
Mistletoe cactus (English)
Mitzeerie (English)
Mobola plum (English)
Mongongo nut (English)
Monkey bread (English)
Monkey pod (English)
Monkey rope (English)
Monkey sugarcane (English)
Monkey thorn (English)
Monkey-tail everlasting (English)
Montbretia (English)
Mopane (English)
Mopane grass (English)
Mopane orchid (English)
Mopane paddle-pod (English)
Mopane potato bush (English)
Mopani (English)
Mottled-bark rock-alder (English)
Mountain acacia (English)
Mountain bush aloe (English)
Mountain cedar (English)
Mountain cypress (English)
Mountain ironwood (English)
Mountain macaranga (English)
Mountain peach (English)
Mountain poplar (English)
Mountain rhychosia (English)
Mountain rock fig (English)
Mountain stock-rose (English)
Mouse-eared combretum (English)
Msasa fern (English)
Muchichiri (English)
Mud plantain (English)
Mufindi coffee (English)
Mukofi (English)
Mukwa (English)
Mulanje cycad (English)
Munondo bur-marigold (English)
Mustard-tree (English)
Mutamba webungu (English)
Myrianthus (English)
Mysore raspberry (English)

Narrow heart love grass (English)
Narrow lance-pod (English)
Narrow-leaved mahobohobo (English)
Narrow-plumed dropseed (English)
Narrow-pod elephant root (English)
Narrow-pod elephant-root (English)
Natal cotton plant (English)
Natal drypetes (English)
Natal fig (English)
Natal guarri (English)
Natal mahogany (English)
Natal milk-plum (English)
Natal red-top (English)
Natal rhus (English)
Needle bush (English)
Needlegrass (English)
Night cestrum (English) (Cultivated species)
Nile cabbage (English)
Nipple fruit (English)
Northern african dog-rose (English)
Northern ammocharis (English)
Northern coffee-pear (English)
Northern dead-man's tree (English)
Northern dwaba-berry (English)
Northern fluffy-flowered jackal-coffee (English)
Northern forest mangosteen (English)
Northern galla-plum (English)
Northern Ilala (Lala) palm (English)
Northern large-leaved dragon-tree (English)
Northern protea (English)
Northern protea (English)
Northern red-berry (English)
Northern stinkwood (English)
Noxious ragwort (English)
Nyala berry (English)
Nyanga flat-top (English)

Oat grass (English)
Octopus cabbage tree (English)
Oldland rattlepod (English)
Onionwood (English)
Orange bird-berry (English)
Orange tassels (English)
Orange-fruited fingerleaf (English)
Orange-milk tree (English)
Ordeal tree (English)
Outeniqua yellowwood (English)
Oval green apple (English)

Painted Euphorbia (English)
Pan dropseed (English)
Paper plume (English)
Paper thorns (English)
Paperbark acacia (English)
Paperbark albizia (English)
Paperthorn (English)
Papyrus (English)
Paraguay nightshade (English) (Cultivated species)
Parasol tree (English)
Parrot-beak gladiolus (English)
Patula pine (English)
Pawnbroker tree (English)
Peacock Flower (English) (Cultivated species)
Peanut butter cassia (English)
Pearl acacia (English) (Cultivated species)
Pearl millet (English)
Peeling-twig Combretum (English)
Peepul (English) (Cultivated species)
Pendent-fruit coffee-medlar (English)
Pepper-bark tree (English)
Pepper-leaved commiphora (English)
Pepper-leaved corkwood (English)
Pepper-seed (English)
Persian lilac (English)
Physic nut (English)
Pigeon pea (English)
Pigeonwood (English)
Pigweed (English)
Pigweed (English)
Pineapple flower (English)
Pineapple-fruit tree (English)
Pinhole grass (English)
Pink candle orchid (English)
Pink dombeya (English)
Pink garden sorrel (English)
Pink ground-bells (English)
Pink jacaranda (English)
Pink pavonia (English)
Pink-fruited monotes (English)
Pink-leaved blechnum (English)
Pink-vine (English)
Pink-wood (English)
Pitanga (English) (Cultivated species)
Pith-tree (English)
Plum panicum (English)
Plume chloris (English)
Pod mahogany (English)
Poinsettia (English)
Poison apple (English)
Poison apple (English)
Poison bride's-bush (English)
Poison gooseberry (English)
Poison olive (English)
Poison pavetta (English)
Poison-pod albizia (English)
Polysphaeria (English)
Pom-pom tree (English)
Pompon coffee-medlar (English)
Pompon rytigynia (English)
Poor man's spinach (English)
Poplar-leaved fig (English)
Poppy hibiscus (English)
Porcupine-root (English)
Porridge-stick (English)
Potato (English) (Cultivated species)
Potato bush (English)
Potato creeper (English)
Potato yam (English)
Powder-bark gardenia (English)
Praying-hands (English)
Prickle head (English)
Prickly poppy (English)
Prickly salvia (English)
Pride of Barbados (English) (Cultivated species)
Pride of Manicaland (English)
Pride-of-Bolivia (English) (Cultivated species)
Prince of Wales' feathers (English)
Propeller tree (English)
Proso millet (English)
Prostrate globe-amaranth (English)
Prostrate starbur (English)
Prune fingerleaf (English)
Purple banner (English)
Purple cluster-pear (English)
Purple firespike (English) (Cultivated species)
Purple hood grass (English)
Purple hook-berry (English)
Purple morning-glory (English)
Purple plume grass (English)
Purple swamp grass (English)
Purple top (English)
Purple wreath (English) (Cultivated species)
Purple-leaved albizia (English)
Purple-pod acacia (English)
Purple-pod thorn (English)
Purple-pod thorn (English)
Purple-wood dalbergia (English)
Pyjama flower (English)
Python vine (English)

Queen's wreath (English) (Cultivated species)
Queensland silver wattle (English) (Cultivated species)
Quinine tree (English)

Raffia palm (English)
Ragwort (English)
Rain-tree (English)
Rainbow grass (English)
Raisin bush (English)
Raisin-fruit keetia (English)
Rams-horns (English)
Rapoko (English)
Rare forest bridelia (English)
Real fan palm (English)
Real yellow-wood (English)
Red bird-berry (English)
Red bitter apple (English)
Red bitter berry (English)
Red bushwillow (English)
Red dropseed (English)
Red grass (English)
Red hook-berry (English)
Red hot poker (English)
Red indigo tree (English)
Red ironwood (English)
Red mahogany (English)
Red milkwood (English)
Red oat grass (English)
Red physic nut (English)
Red rays (English)
Red spike-thorn (English)
Red star-apple (English)
Red stinkwood (English)
Red sunbird-bush (English)
Red sunflower (English)
Red swamp grass (English)
Red thorn (English)
Red trumpets (English)
Red twin-berry (English)
Red vlei grass (English)
Red wings (English)
Red-flowered euphorbia (English)
Red-fruited caper-bush (English)
Red-fruited violet-bush (English)
Red-hot-poker tree (English)
Red-leaved medlar (English)
Red-leaved rock fig (English)
Red-lips (English)
Redwing (English)
Redwings (English)
Redwood (English)
Reed grass (English)
Resurrection bush (English)
Rhodes grass (English)
Rhodesian redwood (English)
Ribbon bush (English)
Ribwort plantain (English)
Rice grass (English)
Rigid hornwort (English)
Rigid star-berry (English)
Ringworm plant (English)
River climbing acacia (English)
River cluster-leaf (English)
River dombeya (English)
River grass (English)
River guarri (English)
River macaranga (English)
River nettle (English)
River nuxia (English)
River pumpkin (English)
River sandpaper fig (English)
River terminalia (English)
River thorn-pear (English)
River-litchi (English)
River-valley rock alder (English)
Riverine flame-creeper (English)
Roadside pimpernel (English)
Rock tannin-bush (English)
Rolled-leaf grewia (English)
Rose apple (English) (Cultivated species)
Rose ginger (English)
Rosette Cluster-leaf (English)
Rosette-leaved terminalia (English)
Rosy periwinkle (English)
Rough fingerleaf (English)
Rough love grass (English)
Rough-barked flat-top (English)
Rough-leaved corkwood (English)
Rough-leaved croton (English)
Rough-leaved shepherds tree (English)
Rough-leaved white-stinkwood (English)
Round-fruited red milkwood (English)
Round-leaved bloodwood (English)
Round-leaved bloodwood (English)
Round-leaved vine (English)
Royal dissotis (English)
Royal fern (English)
Rubber bush (English)
Rubber euphorbia (English)
Rubber hedge plant (English)
Rubber vine (English)
Rubber vine (English)
Russet bushwillow (English)
Rusty velvet protea (English)

Sabi star (English)
Sacred coral-tree (English)
Sacred fig (English) (Cultivated species)
Safsaf willow (English)
Sagewood (English)
Saligna (English) (Cultivated species)
Sand apple (English)
Sand apricot-vine (English)
Sand forest arum (English)
Sand forest poison rope (English)
Sand lily (English)
Sand olive (English)
Sand paddle-pod (English)
Sand potato bush (English)
Sand quick (English)
Sand star-apple (English)
Sandpaper raisin (English)
Sandpaper stamperwood (English)
Sandpaper vine (English) (Cultivated species)
Sandveld tinderwood (English)
Satin squill (English)
Sausage tree (English)
Saw-tooth love grass (English)
Saw-weed (English)
Sawtooth (English)
Scaly-bark jackal-coffee (English)
Scarlet milkweed (English)
Scented bells (English)
Scented-thorn (English)
Scotsman's rattle (English)
Scrambled egg (English)
Scrambling dock (English)
Scrambling dutchman's pipe (English)
Sea-bean (English)
September bush (English)
Shaggy soldier (English)
Shakama plum (English)
Shamva grass (English)
Sharp-leaved baboon's tail (English)
Shaving-brush combretum (English)
Sheesham (English) (Cultivated species)
Shiny leaf (English)
Shiny-leaved monkey-orange (English)
Shock-headed peter (English)
Shoo-fly (English)
Short-pod (English)
Sickle bush (English)
Silk-cotton tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Silk-rubber (English)
Silky autumn grass (English)
Silky indigo (English)
Silky-bark (English)
Silver bushwillow (English)
Silver cluster-leaf (English)
Silver spike (English)
Silver spinach (English)
Silver terminalia (English)
Silver wattle (English)
Silverleaf (English)
Silverleaf desmodium (English)
Simple-leaved wild grape (English)
Simple-spined num-num (English)
Singapore daisy (English)
Single tail (English)
Single-flowered jackal-coffee (English)
Siratro (English) (Cultivated species)
Sisso (English) (Cultivated species)
Sky-berry (English)
Small apple-leaf (English)
Small bead-bean (English)
Small buffalo grass (English)
Small caterpillar-pod (English)
Small false gardenia (English)
Small green-thorn (English)
Small hedgehog-flower (English)
Small jujube (English)
Small lavender croton (English)
Small leaved knuckle-bean (English)
Small mahogany (English)
Small myrsine (English)
Small natal mahogany (English)
Small red-heart (English)
Small torchwood (English)
Small-flowered canna (English)
Small-fruited green raisin (English)
Small-fruited ironwood (English)
Small-fruited olax (English)
Small-fruited potato bush (English)
Small-fruited teclea (English)
Small-fruited toad-tree (English)
Small-fruited voacanga (English)
Small-leaved bloodwood (English)
Small-leaved dragon tree (English)
Small-leaved rock fig (English)
Small-leaved tricalysia (English)
Small-leaved yellow-wood (English)
Smaller millettia (English)
Smelly-berry fingerleaf (English)
Smilax (English)
Smooth sow-thistle (English)
Smooth-barked flat-crown (English)
Smooth-fruit bush-cherry (English)
Smooth-fruit zanha (English)
Smooth-leaved blue cat's whiskers (English)
Snake apple (English)
Snake bean (English)
Snake climber (English)
Snake lily (English)
Snake-root (English)
Snot apple (English)
Snowberry tree (English)
Snowflake grass (English)
Snuff box tree (English)
Snuggle-leaf (English)
Soap creeper (English)
Soap nettle (English)
Soccerball fruit (English)
Sodom apple (English)
Soft-leaved commiphora (English)
Sorrel (English)
Sorrel (English)
Sourplum (English)
Sourplum (English)
Spear grass (English)
Spider-wisp (English)
Spiderweb chloris (English)
Spiky dropseed (English)
Spiky love-grass (English)
Spindle pod (English)
Spiny climbing dalbergia (English)
Spiny cucumber (English)
Spiny jackal-berry (English)
Spiny macaranga (English)
Spiny monkey-orange (English)
Spiny tree fern (English)
Spiny-leaved monkey-orange (English)
Splinter bean (English)
Spotted-leaved arum lily (English)
Spreading hedge-parsley (English)
Spring posy (English)
Spurred phyllanthus (English)
Spurred potato-bush (English)
Spurred quar (English)
St Vincent lilac (English)
Stain-pod (English)
Stamperwood (English)
Star ipomoea (English)
Star yellow-apple (English)
Star-flowered bitter-tea (English)
Stellar raisin (English)
Stem-fruit (English)
Stem-fruit drypetes (English)
Stem-fruit miraculous-berry (English)
Sticky love grass (English)
Sticky mouse-ear (English)
Sticky pod (English)
Sticky purple cleome (English)
Sticky purple mousewhiskers (English)
Sticky-leaved rubia (English)
Stilt-root mahobohobo (English)
Stinging nettle (English)
Stinging nettle (English)
Stinging pavonia (English)
Stink love grass (English)
Stink-leaf bride's bush (English)
Stinking roger (English)
Strawberry bush (English)
Strawberry guava (English)
Strombosia (English)
Stud plant (English)
Stuhlmann's fig (English)
Sulphur-barked fig (English)
Sundew (English)
Sundew (English)
Sundew (English)
Sundew (English)
Sunnhemp (English)
Surinam cherry (English) (Cultivated species)
Swamp couch (English)
Swamp grass (English)
Swamp waterberry (English)
Sweet potato (English)
Sweet thorn (English)
Swynnerton's lightning-bush (English)
Swynnerton's spur flower (English)
Sycomore fig (English)
Sycomore fig (English)
Syringa (English)

Tail-less strophanthus (English)
Tall paspalum (English)
Tall sterculia (English)
Tall white squill (English)
Tamani berry (English)
Tamarillo (English)
Tamarind (English)
Tanglehead (English)
Tar berry (English)
Taro (English)
Tassel berry (English)
Tawny cluster-leaf (English)
Tea (English)
The African yam bean (English)
Thicket bushwillow (English)
Thomson's tree fern (English)
Thorn apple (English)
Thorn apple (English)
Thorn pear (English)
Thorny elm (English)
Thorny mulberry (English)
Three-finger bush (English)
Three-flower tick-trefoil (English)
Three-forked euphorbia (English)
Three-leaved combretum (English)
Tick tree (English)
Tiger-foot morning glory (English)
Tipu tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Tite grass (English)
Toad-tree (English)
Tobacco (English)
Tobacco tree (English)
Tomato (English)
Tonga-kierie (English)
Tonic root (English)
Toolur (English) (Cultivated species)
Torpedo grass (English)
Transvaal gardenia (English)
Transvaal sumach (English)
Traveller's joy (English)
Tree entada (English)
Tree fuchsia (English)
Tree grape (English)
Tree of Enlightenment (English) (Cultivated species)
Tree orchid (English)
Tree tomato (English)
Tree vernonia (English)
Tree wisteria (English)
Trellis-vine (English)
Trellis-vine (English)
Triangle-flowered wild-medlar (English)
Trifoliolate indigofera (English)
Tropical pink gladiolus (English)
Tropical wild-quince (English)
Tsombori (English)
Tsombori (English)
Tumbleweed (English)
Tung nut (English) (Cultivated species)
Tung tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Tung-oil tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Turf grass (English)
Turkey tangle (English)
Turpentine tree (English)
Twin red-berry (English)
Twin-berry tree (English)
Twisted ginger (English)
Two-winged pteleopsis (English)
Two-winged stink-bushwillow (English)

Undershrub big-leaf (English)
Understorey false-nettle (English)
Upright starbur (English)
Urnfig (English)

Valentine flower (English)
Valley paddle-pod (English)
Variable bushwillow (English)
Variable combretum (English)
Variable stork's-bill (English)
Varnish tree (English) (Cultivated species)
Vasey grass (English)
Vegetable-ivory palm (English)
Velcro plant (English)
Veld fan (English)
Veld lupin (English)
Veld paspalum (English)
Velvet bean (English)
Velvet bushwillow (English)
Velvet paddle-pod (English)
Velvet signal grass (English)
Velvet sweetberry (English)
Velvet wild medlar (English)
Velvet-fruit zanha (English)
Velvet-leaf (English)
Velvet-leaved bridelia (English)
Velvet-leaved corkwood (English)
Violet tree (English)
Vlei finger grass (English)
Vlei hedgehog-flower (English)
Vlei ink-flower (English)
Vlei plume grass (English)
Vlei spoke grass (English)
Vumba grass (English)

Walking maidenhair fern, or black maidenhair (English)
Wandering jew (English)
Wandering jew (English)
Warty donkey-berry (English)
Warty grape (English)
Water chestnut (English)
Water elder (English)
Water hyacinth (English)
Water ironplum (English)
Water lettuce (English)
Water pock-ironwood (English)
Water spinach (English)
Waterberry (English)
Waterlily (English)
Weeping bushwillow (English)
West Indian cedar (English) (Cultivated species)
Wether love grass (English)
Whipstick loquat (English)
Whipstick tree (English)
White barberton daisy (English)
White buffalo grass (English)
White candlewood (English)
White ink flower (English)
White mahogany (English)
White pear (English)
White rhubarb (English)
White ribbon bush (English)
White seringa (English)
White spur flower (English)
White stinkwood (English)
White syringa (English)
White thorn (English)
White witch-hazel (English)
White's ginger (English)
White-leaved raisin (English)
Wild banana (English)
Wild basil (English)
Wild coffee (English)
Wild cotton (English)
Wild crocus (English)
Wild custard-apple (English)
Wild dagga (English)
Wild date palm (English)
Wild frangipani (English)
Wild gardenia (English)
Wild granadilla (English)
Wild grape (English)
Wild grape (English)
Wild iris (English)
Wild loquat (English)
Wild loquat (English)
Wild mango (English)
Wild olive (English)
Wild peach (English)
Wild pear (English)
Wild pepper (English)
Wild pepper (English)
Wild petunia (English)
Wild poplar (English)
Wild quince (English)
Wild rice (English)
Wild rubber (English)
Wild sarsaparilla (English)
Wild Sorghum (English)
Wild squill (English)
Wild stockrose (English)
Wild sunhemp (English)
Wild syringa (English)
Wild white plumbago (English)
Wild willow (English)
Wild yam (English)
Willow beechwood (English)
Willow-leaved shepherds tree (English)
Windball (English)
Wing pod (English)
Wing-leaved wooden pear (English)
Winged bersama (English)
Winged bersama (English)
Wingless combretum (English)
Winter cassia (English)
Winter cherry (English)
Winter thorn (English)
Winter-flowering senna (English)
Wire grass (English)
Witchweed (English)
Wonderberry (English)
Wooden banana (English)
Wooden pear (English)
Woodland dogplum (English)
Woodland dorstenia (English)
Woodland rothmannia (English)
Woodland sun daisy (English)
Woodland waterberry (English)
Woolly caper-bush (English)
Woolly saucer-berry (English)
Woolly senna (English)
Worm-cure albizia (English)
Wormseed (English)

Y-thorned carissa (English)
Y-thorned torchwood (English)
Yellow arum (English)
Yellow barberton daisy (English)
Yellow bauhinia (English)
Yellow beatlebeen (English)
Yellow bristle-grass (English)
Yellow commelina (English)
Yellow fire lily (English)
Yellow firebush (English)
Yellow firethorn (English)
Yellow fleabane (English)
Yellow gerbera (English)
Yellow ginger (English)
Yellow justicia (English)
Yellow sorrel (English)
Yellow thatching-grass (English)
Yellow-flowered blackjack (English)
Yellow-heads (English)
Yellow-spike thatching grass (English)
Yellowwood bitterberry-rope (English)

Zambezi ash (English)
Zambezi bride's bush (English)
Zambezi entada (English)
Zambezi false-nettle (English)
Zambezi fig (English)
Zambezi morning-glory (English)
Zambezi splinter-bean (English)
Zambezi tail flower (English)
Zebra leaf aloe (English)
Zebrawood (English)
Zimbabwe creeper (English)

1436 names found

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Utilities: List of species vernacular names.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-vernac-species.php, retrieved 22 January 2019

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