Local Names

Abaca
African tulip tree
Akajou
Akajou gwan bwa
Agouman
Agouman bèf
Agouman (gwan bwa)
Akoma
Alatoukay
Almond
Anho bwa family
Anho bwa family<
Anjlen
Arrowhead vine
Arrowroot
Awali
Awali
Aymanyad
Babadin
Babawa
Balata
Balata chyen
Balizyé
Balizyé
Balsa
Balyé dou 
Balyé wonzè
Balyé wonzè
Bamboo
Banbou
Banbou fwans
Banbou fwans
Bandja
Barbados goosberry
Basil
Bayleaf
Bazilik
Bebel
Bee orchid
Bee orchid
Bee orchid
Béléjenn djab
Bird of paradise
Bird pepper
Bitter ginger
Bitterstick
Black mangrove
Black mangrove
Black-eyed Susan
Black willow
Blackberry
Blackberry jam fruit
Busy lizzie
Busy lizzie
Blan èk nwè
Blue mahoe
Bird of paradise
Bonné kawé
Bouton dò
Boyo djab
Boyo djab
Buttonwood
Bwa agouti
Bwa bandé
Bwa bandé
Bwa bandé
Bwa blan
Bwa blé
Bwa damand
Bwa den
Bwa di bas family
Bwa di bas blan
Bwa di bas gwi
Bwa di bas ti fèy
Bwa di bas ti fèy
Bwa di bas wouj
Bwa di fè
Bwa di fè
Bwa di fè
Bwa di fè
Bwa di hou
Bwa di mas
Bwa diwi 
Bwa diwi 
Bwa di woz
Bwa djèt
Bwa dlo savann 
Bwa dowanj
Bwa flanbo blan
Bwa flanbo nwe
Bwa flanbo  
Bwa flanbo
Bwa flo
Bwa gamel
Bwa genton
Bwa glo  
Bwa gwan fèy 
Bwa gulo
Bwa gwiyé
Bwa heti
Bwa heti
Bwa kabwit
Bwa kaka
Bwa kannèl
Bwa kannon
Bwa kasav
Bwa kawé
Bwa kayen
Bwa kilibwi
Bwa koko kawèt
Bwa kòt (Miconia speoies)
Bwa kòt wouj
Bwa kòtlèt
Bwa kwéyòl
Bwa lanmowi
Bwa lans
Bwa lat
Bwa lay
Bwa lay
Bwa lélé
Bwa let
Bwa let
Bwa léza
Bwa lonmn
Bwa madanm
Bwa mal lèstomak (Piper species)
Bwa mang
Bwa mil bwanch
Bwa mou limou
Bwa moudong
Bwapen mawon
Bwa patat
Bwa pis
Bwa pouant
Bwa poul
Bwa pwa
Bwa sadin
Bwa sand
Bwa savann
Bwa senn (Miconia speoies)"
Bwa sòlèy
Bwa sousouwi
Bwa sousouwi
Bwa tan
Bwa tan wouj
Bwa vinet
Bwa wa tou
Bwa wivyé
Bwa zanmann
Bwa zo bèf
Bwi
Bwi kayamit
Calabash
Carapa
Cashew
Castor oil
Century plant
Chadon beni
Chakchak (Crotalaria species)
Chapantyé
Chapantyé gwan bwa
Chapo dlo family
chapo dlo
Chapo ma
Chapot
Chatou te
Chatannyé family
Cherry
China
Chinaberry
China grass
Chouvalyé wonzé
Chou (blan,jamaik)
Cinnamon
Citronelle
Climbing fig
Cocoa
Coconut
Coleus
Coral plant
Coral vine
Cotton
Coubaril
Creeping fig
Crown flower
Custard apple
Dalmawi
Dalmawi
Dasheen (wouj)
Dédéfouden 
Djéwi tout
Diten manyòk
Dité péyi
Duckweed
Duckweed
Dumbcane
Dunks
Dwarf flamboyant
Elephant grass
Eye-lash orchid
Fatpork
Fèy do blan
Fèy douvan
Fèy dowé
Fey Manmà
Fonn san
Fijé di mòn
Fijé sek
Fijé ti fèy
Fijé family
Filao
Flamboyant
Flanboyan
Flè makata
Fléwi Nwèl
Fonbwèz
Fonbwazen
Fonbwazen
Four o'clock
Frangipani
Fwonmajé
Galba
Gap fwizé  
Gayak
Geiger tree
Giant Mexican sunflower
Glan
Glory cedar
Godmò
Goglèt
Golden shower tree
Gonbo modi
Gonmyé
Gonmyé modi
Gouj
Guava
Guavaberry
Gwan fèy
Gwenn anba fèy blan
Gwenn anba fèy wouj
Gwenn djiné
Gwenn légliz
Gwenn zyé bouwik (Mucuna species)
Gwigwi
Gwiyav
Gwiyavyé
Gwo bonm
Gwo diten
Gwo ponpon
Gwu gwu
Hog plum
Izenna
Jasmen bwa
Jasmin
Java plum
Jénipa
Jenjanm dou 
Jiwòf dlo family
Jiwòf flè
Job's tears
Jon
Jonmou
Joy juice - Datura genus
Kachiman blan
Kachiman bwa
Kachiman
Kacho  
Kafé gwo bouwo
Kafé mal kochon
Kafé zèpyant
Kajouka
Kalkan
Kaka bétjé
Kaka mèl
Kaka poul
Kaka wat
Kaka wavèt
Kako
Kakoli
Kalbas
Kalkan
Kanmanmi
Kann wivyé
Kann bwilé
Kannèl
Kannik
Kanpèch
Kaouchou
Kapok
Kashibo
Karapa
Kas
Kas
Kasialata
Katalézòm
Kawata(Bromeliaceae famuly)
Kikado
Kòd-a-vyèlon
Kòkian
Koko
Koko kouli
Koko bel mennwit
Koko shak
Koko chat
Koko tanbou
Konkonm kouli
Konkonm kouli
Konkonm kouli
Konngolala
Kontwévan
Koray
Kòsòl
Kòsòl chyenn
Kòsòl mawon
Kòtòn(wouj)
Kòtòn kadwiv
Koubawi
Koupyé
Kouson
Kudzu
Kwèp kodenn
Kwèp kodenn
Kwinin pavé
Kwòk chyen
Kwòk chyen
Kwòk chyen
Labsent  
Lagli
La indigo
La indigo
Lanng bèf
Lanng bèf
Lanng bèlmè 
Lanng bèlmè 
Lanng poul
Lansan
Lapit 
Lapit
Latifi  
Latanyé
Lavann  
Lavender  
Leaf-of-Life
Lemon grass
Lépini(Zanthoxylum species)
Lèt makak
Lignum vitae
Lila
Lime
Lima bean 
Logwood
Lonyon djab
Lonyon gli
Love vine
Love vine
Lowyé family
Lowyé fè
Lowyé gwan fèy
Lowyé gwo gwenn
Lowyé gwo gwenn
Lowyé jòn
Lowyé kannèl
Lowyé mabwé
Lowyé sann
Lowyé ti fèy
Lowyé ti fèy
Lowyé wouj
Lowyé wouj
Lowyé zabòka
Lyenn chasè
Lyenn dous 
Lyenn  myann
Lyenn pak
Lyenn pèsi (Paullinia genus)
Lyenn san pyè
Lyenn san pyè
Lyenn savon
Lyenn tè
Lyenn wid
Mabi
Magéwit  
Maho bòd lanmè
Maho gonbo
Maho kochon
Maho mang
Maho nwè (Varronia species)
Maho piman
Maho pimen gwan bwa
Makwisti
Malanga
Malenbé (Piper species)
Malobi
Malobi
Mamey sapote
Manatee grass
Manba
Manmà
Mango
Manila hemp
Manng blan
Manng salé
Manng salé
Manng wouj
Manyòk chapèl
Mapou
Marvel of Peru
Masav
Matnitjen   
Mauby
Mawi hont 
Mawi pouwi
Medsinnyé bennii
Medsinnyé modi
Mexican sunflower
Micky mouse tree
Milkweed
Minizyé
Miskad mawon
Miwiz
Moses-in-the cradle
Mòtèl (Erythrina species)
Mother-in-law’s tongue 
Mother-in-law’s tongue 
Mouben
Mouchas babad
Mouwan kako
Myann
Myann frans
Neem
Noni
Nwa
Nut
Nutgrass
Oleander
Palitivyé
Palitivyé jon
Palitivyé wouj
Palitivyé wouj
Palmis 
Palmis
Panama rubber tree
Pann zòwèy
Papay(a)
Passion fruit
Patagon (Boerhavia species)
Patat 
Patat bòd lanmè 
Patat mawon
  Pawasol demou
Pawasol djab
Pawpaw
Pea family
Pen dowé
Pennépis
Pigeon pea
Pikan kouzen
Piman gwiv
Pink orchid tree
Pis a bed
Pistach mawon
Planten
Poinciana
Pok pok
Politician plant
Pond apple
Ponm acajou
Ponm agouti
Ponm di lyenn
Ponm kannél
Ponm pwézon
Ponm woz
Ponm zikak
Ponmyé
Pop gun tree
Pot plant
Pòwyé 
Pòwyé 
Prickly pear (Opuntia species)
Puerto Rico hat palm 
Pumpkin
Purple heart
Pwa family
Pwa agoul
Pwa angòl
Pwa blé
Pwa boukousou
Pwa bwa wawi
Pwa chous 
pwa dou
Pwa gwaté (Mucuna species)
Pwa senm
Pwa senm 
Pwa zombi
Pyé poul
Rangoon creeper
Red mangrove
Rubber tree
Rubber tree
Razor grass (Scleria species)
Sablyé
Sachpawè
Sachpawè
St. John’s Bush
Saman
Sandbox tree
Savonnèt
Savonnèt gwan fey
Sea bean
Sea cabbage
Sea grape
Sea olive
Semen contwé
Shell ginger
Sidjinn
Sidjinn (anthuriums)
Silk cotton tree
Sip (Cordia species)
Sip amé
Sip zowanj
Sisal
Siton
Sitonnèl 
   Sitonnèl
Sitonnèl
Siwiz
Siwiz
Soumatjé
Soumatjé
Soursop
Spinach
Squash
Strangler fig family
Sugar apple
Swamp redwood
Sweet lime
Sweet potato 
Swizzlestick
Tabak djab
Tamadoz mawon
Tamarind
Tanmawen
Tanmawen dezenn
Tanmawen montan
Tannia
Tayo
Teak
Tek
Tèt anglés
Tèt nèg
Tèt nèg
Tèt nèg
Tèt nèg 
Tèt nèg 
Ti banbou 
Ti banbou
Ti bonbon
Ti bonm blan
Ti bonm koupayou
Ti bonm lélé
Ti bonm wouj
Ti dayi
Ti kachiman bwa
Ti kafé
Ti kafé mawon
Ti kafé mawon
Ti kako
Ti kannou
Ti koko
Ti konkonm
Ti konkonm
Ti makònèt (Spermacoce species)
Ti mapou
Ti mawi
Ti minizyé
Ti mouwon - name for various low creeping small-leafed herbaceous plants
Ti patat
Ti pwa jòn
Ti savonnèt
Ti siwèt
Ti siton
Ti tanmawen
Ti tenn - - name for various low creeping small-leafed herbaceous plants
Tjitima
Tochon
Toloman
Toloman
Topi tanbou
Turmeric
Turk's cap
Turtle grass
Twa tas
Twef
Umbrella plant
Vannevan
Vani
Vanilla
Venvenn kawayib
Vèvenn latjé wat
Vèvenn latjé wat
Voytivé
Wandering Jew
Watercress
Watergrass   
Watergrass 
Water hyacinth 
Water lettuce
Water lily family
Watermelon
Watjèt (Opuntia species)
Wézen
Wézinyé
White cedar 
White cedar 
White mangrove
Wormseed
Wormwood  
Zèb gwa   
Yam bean
Yanm matwiten djab
Yellow allamanda
Yellow oleander
Ylang-ylang
Yucca 
Zabwiko blan
Zabwiko mawon
Zabwiko pwanti
Zakasya
Zakasya
Zakasya
Zamann
Zanmouwèt
Zannanna djab, mawon
Zannanna gwan bwa
Zèb a bab
Zèb a kouwès
Zèb a kouto (Scleria species) 
Zèb a lonng kou
Zèb a myèl
Zèb papiyòt
Zèb a pik
Zèb a vè
Zèb a vè
Zèb a zédjwi   
Zèb a zédjwi   
Zèb djiné
Zèb gwa   
Zèb gwa  
Zèb kolan
Zèb malnonmen
Zèb papiyòt
Zèb sèk
Zèb zòtòlan
Zèpina (Amaranthus species}
Zèpina
Zikak fwans
Zo bèf
Zo kayal
Zo nwè
Zolivyé
Zolivyé
Zong makak
Zoti blan
Zoti
Zoti (Pilea genus)