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Scientific Names of Common Plants/Trees and Animals:


Scientists have given each and every recognized species on earth its own scientific names to uniquely identify them to avoid confusion. Each scientific name consists of two parts - the genus name and the species name. The first part of the scientific name is written in capital letters and the second part is written in small letter.:


Scientific Names of Common Plant/Trees/Vegetables/Cereals/Fruits etc.:

Common Name of PlantsScientific Name of Plants
ApplePyrus malus
BambooBamboosa aridinarifolia
BrinjalSolanum melongena
BananaMusa paradisicum
Black GramPalsoes Mungo
BanyanFicus benghalensis
BarleyHordeum vulgare
Black PepperPiper nigrum
CarrotDaucas carota
Cashew nutAnacardium occidentale
CloveSyzygium aromaticum
CorianderCoriandrum sativum
CucumberCucumis sativas
Curry leafMurraya koenigii
CapsicumCapsicum fruitscence
ChikuAchras sapota
CottonGossypium herbaceum
Dragon fruitHylocereus undutus
Finger milletEleusine coracana
Green GramPhaseolies auicus
GuavaPsidium guava
GingerZingiber officinale
GarlicAllium sativum
Jack fruitArtocarpus integra
JowarSorghum Vulgare
KadambAnthocephalus indicus
LemonCitrus limonium
MaizeZea mays
MangoMangifera indica
NeemAzadhirachta indica
OnionAllium cepa
OrangeCitrus aurantium
PeaPisum sativam
PapayaCarica papaya
PotatoSolanum tubersum
PomegranatePunica granatum
Peacock Flower (Gulmohar)Delonix regia rafin
Purple orchid tree (Kachnar)Bauhinia purpurea
PeepalFicus religiosa Linn.
PineappleAnanus sativus
RadishRaphanus sativus
Red mapleAcer rubrum
RiceOryza sativa
RoseRosa
Soya beanGlycine max
Silver OakGrevillea robusta
SandalwoodSantalum album
SpinachLactuca sativa
SunflowerHelianthus annuus
TurmericCurcuma longa
TobaccoNicotina tobaccum
TulsiOcimum sanctum
TeakTectona grandis Linn.
Tamarind treeTamarindus indica
TomatoLycopersican esculentum
WatermelonCitrullus vulgaris
WheatTriticum Aestivum



Scientific Names of Common Animals:

Common Name of AnimalScientific Name of Animals
CatFelis catus
CobraElapidae naja
CamelCamelus camelidae
CheetahAcinonyx jubatus
ChimpanzeePan troglodytes
CrocodileCrocodilia niloticus
ChameleonChamaele ontidate
DogCannis familiaris
DeerArtiodactyl cervidae
DolphinDelphinidae delphis
ElephantProboscidea elephantidae
FrogAnura ranidae
FoxCannis vulpes
GiraffeGiraffa camalopardalis
Giant PandaAiluropoda melanoleuca
GoatCapra hircus
HouseflyMusca domestica
HippopotamusHippopotamus amphibius
HorseEqqus caballus
HyenaHyaenidae carnivora
KangarooMacropus macropodidae
LionPanthera leo
LizardSauria lacertidae
MouseRodentia muridae
PantherPanthera pardus
PigArtiodactyla suidae
PorcupineHystricomorph hystricidae
RabbitLeporidae cuniculas
RhinocerosPerrissodanctyl rthinocerotidae
ScorpionArchinida scorpionida
Sea HorseHippocampus syngnathidae
SquirrelRodentia sciurus
TigerPanthera tigris
ZebraEquidae burcheli


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