Things that are Green – List of foods, flags, animals

Things that are Green

A vast variety of things around us are of green color, from the lettuce we put in our salads every day to beloved fictional characters such as ‘The Hulk’.

Here is a list of all things green sorted into categories; 

Food items

  • Avocado – a popular fruit around the world grown in in Mexico
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts 
  • Bay Leaf – used commonly in cooking, especially in Indian Cuisine
  • Oregano – a type of herb used commonly in Italian Cuisine
  • Tarragon – a type of herb
  • Kale – a popular leafy green vegetable from the cabbage family
  • Lettuce – a leafy vegetable used in salads
  • Peas – a type of vegetable native to Southwest Asia and Northeast Africa
  • Green Chilly 
  • Capsicum
  • Lime – a type of citrus fruit
  • Jalapeno
  • Cucumber 
  • Zucchini – it is a type of squash known as summer squash
  • Celery – a vegetable with crunchy stalks, popular as a low calorie snack
  • Green grapes 
  • Spinach 
  • Green beans
  • Green onions 
  • Pistachios – a member of the cashew family
  • Mint
  • Coriander – a herb used very commonly in cooking
  • Dill – a type of herb found in European and Asian Cuisines
  • Spring onions – also known as scallions
  • Green olives
  • Pear – a type of fruit found in the fall season
  • Guava – a type of tropical fruit
  • Arugula – a leafy vegetable used in salads 
  • Kiwi – a type of berry
  • Asparagus
  • Basil – a type of herb used in different cuisines worldwide
  • Bok choy – a type of Chinese cabbage with green leaf blades
  • Cilantro – a type of herb used widely in cooking
  • Fennel – a herb from the carrot family
  • Granny Smith Apple
  • Okra – also known as Lady Finger
  • Leeks – a vegetable from the onion family
  • Chives – a close relative of the onion family
  • Rosemary – a type of fragrant herb
  • Artichoke – the bud of a thistle
  • Cardamom – used widely in tea around the world, belongs to the ginger family
  • Parsley – a very common garden herb used widely all over the world
  • Sage– a herb with an intense pepper-like flavor commonly found and used in the United Kingdom
  • French Tarragon – a herb used commonly in French cuisine


  • Aloe Vera 
  • Leaf 
  • Grass 
  • Money plant – a type of indoor/outdoor plant
  • Poison Ivy – a dangerous and deadly plant found in nature
  • Yoko Ono – green flowers found in Colombia
  • Moss – a type of non-vascular plant found in damp areas 
  • Fern – a type of non-flowering vascular plants
  • Cactus 
  • Palm – a type of indoor plant
  • Snake Plant – a type of indoor plant
  • Spider Plants – an indoor plant native to Africa
  • Swiss Cheese Plant – a type of indoor plant
  • Golden Pothos – a type of fast growing vine
  • Peace lily – a type of air purifying plant
  • Zanzibar Gem – a type of plant native to Africa
  • Arrow head – a type of house plant 
  • Watermelon Peperomia – a low growing bushy type plant  


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  • Frog – a type of amphibian found commonly everywhere on Earth
  • Crocodile – a semiaquatic reptile
  • Alligator – a reptile native to southeastern United States
  • Monk Parakeet – a bird from the true parrot family
  • Indian Red-Neck Parakeets – a type of parrot kept commonly as a pet
  • Rosy-Faced Lovebird – a species of love birds found in southwestern Africa
  • Green Parakeet – a type of parrot found in Central America
  • Nanday Parakeet – a type of parrot found in south Africa
  • White-Winged Parakeet – a type of parrot found in the Amazon Region
  • Red-crowned parrot – a type of endangered parrot found in northeastern Mexico
  • Green jay – a type of bird found in Central America
  • Praying Mantis – a type of insect 
  • Grass Hopper – a type of insect, commonly found all over the world
  • Green Anole – a type of lizard found in North Carolina
  • Green Lynx Spider – a type of insects with the ability for pest control
  • Short-tailed Green Magpie – a type of bird found in the Indonesian Islands
  • Green Vine Snake –  a type of snake found in Central America
  • Turaco – a type of bird found in Africa
  • Green Huntsman Spider 
  • Green Sea Turtle
  • Caterpillar
  • Turtles
  • Green Tree Python
  • Anthopleura – a type of carnivorous sea anemone
  • Smooth Green Snake
  • Green Iguana – one of the largest type of lizards
  • Chameleon – a type of lizard with 202 different species

Cartoon Characters 

  • Shrek – a character in a DreamWorks animated film
  • The Hulk – a Marvel comic superhero
  • Grinch – a fictional character that hates Christmas, created by Dr.Seuss
  • Green Lantern – a DC comic superhero
  • Yoda – a popular character from the Star Wars Franchise
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 
  • Green Arrow – a DC comic superhero
  • Green Goblin – a fictional supervillain from the Spider-man Comics
  • Rex – the toy dinosaur from the Toy Story movies by Pixar.
  • Gamora – daughter of thanos, appears in the marvel cinematic universe alongside the guardians of the galaxy
  • Mike Wazowski – a single eyed character from the animated movie Monster Inc.
  • Kermit the Frog – Technically a Muppet, known for his appearances on ‘Sam and Friends’ and ‘Sesame Street’


  • The flag of Pakistan
  • The flag of Saudi Arabia 
  • The flag of Libya 
  • The flag of Bangladesh
  • The flag of Nigeria
  • The flag of Mauritania
  • The Statue of Liberty – a sculpture found on Liberty Island in New York Harbor
  • Emerald – a precious stone found naturally 
  • Green Traffic Light – indicates the flow of traffic


  • Android – a type of mobile operating system
  • Spotify – a music streaming platform
  • Holiday Inn – a hotel chain that goes as far back as the 1950’s
  • Grab – similar to Uber but this car service is used in southeast Asia
  • Fiverr – a freelancing platform
  • Lacoste – a French clothing brand
  • Starbucks – a multinational coffeehouse chain
  • Tropicana– a multinational beverage company
  • Carlsberg – a liquor company
  • Double mint – a chewing gum brand
  • Hulu– an American video on demand service
  • WhatsApp – an app used for cross-platform messaging owned by Facebook
  • Tic Tac – a brand of mints manufactured by an Italian company
  • Hess – an American energy company 
  • Whole Foods Market – a multinational supermarket chain
  • Sprite – a fizzy drink by the Coca-Cola Company
  • Sesame Street – a popular television program for children
  • Vine – was a short form video hosting service
  • Heineken – a beer brand
  • Land Rover – a British car manufacturing company
  • H&R block – an American online tax filling company based in Canada 
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