Rosharan life

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A list of plant and animal life native or unique to Roshar. This is a manually updated list using pages from Category: Stormlight Archive and Category: Lifeforms amongst others.

Avramelon
A fruit[1]
Axehind
Rosharan deer analogue[2]
Axehound
A common pet

backbreaker powder
the poison Kabsal used on all the bread
bitterleaf
a medicine given for epilepsy[3]
Blackbane
A poisonous plant
bloodivy
An effective treatment for the grindings [4]
bluebar jam
"If you like it, it means you're mysterious, reserved, and thoughtful."[5]
branzah
plants on Roshar[6]
breachtree
"Kal wore a thick, padded coat of breachtree cotton."[7][8]

Chasmfiend
A greatshell that lived in the Shattered Plains
Chicken
A bird native to Shinovar[9][10]
Chull
A lumbering animal used for heavy labor
cobwood
a type of wood good for furniture[11][12], fairly dense forests?[13]
Cremling
A general term for scavenging crustaceans[14]
coracot
something that Vstim hunted[15]
crispmelon
Dalinar told the stablehand to feed two to Gallant[16]
crushkiller
a fierce creature[10]
crustspine
fauna[17][18]
curnip
kind of vegetable on Roshar[19]
cussweed
"Some ground cussweed root could help with that." Kal's thoughts of a sore on a lip; so presumably a healing plant[20][17]

dalewillow
flora[21]
darkwood
a type of wood? good for furniture?[12]
dazewater
a narcotic agent[22]
dendrolith
species of tree[21]
denocax
"Bandage wounded areas, apply a denocax salve to encourage new skin growth."[23]

Fathom
Fathom bark could be used to reduce cranial swelling[23]
fiddlepox
a disease[24]
firemoss
a healing plant; "Firemoss can be used in extreme cases, but beware letting the subject form an addiction."[23], presumably against great pain
fourleaf
antiseptic agent[4]
Frillbloom
A plant with spined leaves and fan-like fronds.[25][26]

Garam
A foodstuff served to Torol Sadeas by Rock, resulting in him being sent to Bridge Four[27]
Graspers
A small creature which eats cremlings[28]
Greatshell
A species of large crustacean-like which includes Chull and Chasmfiends[29]
greenvine
flora[30]
gulket
a plant "rubbing the sap of gulket leaves on sore muscles"[31]

hasper
"a cluster of haspers clung to the dock's thick logs"[32][33][34]

I-nah
A submerged, stone tree in the Reshi Sea.

jella
A tree[8]

Khornak
Something that lives in Longbrow's Straits[35]
Knobweed
A reed which attached to rocks but can become detached during highstorms[36]
Kolgril
A fish in the Purelake
kurl
small crustacean[3]

Lanceryn
An extinct form of Greatshell
Larkin
A winged cremling on Aimia[15]
Lavis Polyp
[37]
larmic mucus
a poor antiseptic agent [6]
lavis
"Is that a lavis sack you have on?" A type of grain harvested from lavis polyps [38]
legger
crustacean with hairlike spines [14][39]
limafruit
fruit[40]
lister's oil
an antiseptic agent [4]
longroot
a vegetable on Roshar [12]
lurnip
something to eat on Roshar ("eating a small green lurnip") [41]
Lurg
An amphibian native to Alethkar[42]

makam
kind of wood, used for bridges [36]
Markel
A tree which grew up to 16 feet high, which Snarlbrush grows around [42]
methi
A fruit [9]
mossvine
a blooming flora[8]

narbin
The Parshendi "wore simple clothing of woven narbin cloth." [13]

Parshendi
A sentient race near extinction
Parshmen
A servile form of Parshendi
Prickletac
[37]
palafruit
A pitted fruit eaten by Sadeas' soldiers[43]
plytree
Shallan used to lacquer her images with plytree sap [44]

Redwater
A creature in Longbrow's Straits[35]
ridgebark
a stimulant[45]
Rockbud
[37]
Ryshadium
Near-sentient horse species

sarpenthyn
fauna[33]
Scalespray
[37]
scragglebark
a tree or bush in the Horneater Peaks? [46]
sellafruit
a foodstuff[47]
Shalebark
[37]
Skyeel
Flying eels[37]
Snarlbrush
A dead-looking rock-covered thicket[42]
Spikemane
An organism that lives on the base of the Purelake[48]
Stumpweight
A tree
Stumpy Cort
A fish in the Purelake
shallowcrab
shallowcrab fights, a form of gambling [49]
simberry jam
liking this indicates a love of the oudoors[11]
songling
animals [32]
staccato
a type of polyplike lifeform, which works similarly to coral reef life[34]
stagm
a vegetable? [50]

Tai-na
A greatshell worshipped by the Reshi
Tallew
a cereal crop? [13]
telm
fauna[51]
tenem
a soft, light orange vegetable [9]
Thunderclast
A beast from the time of the Desolations.[52]
truthberry
truthberry jam, birthberry [53]
Twisted Spine
[37]

vinebud
A plant native to Roshar[37]

Whitespine
A dangerous crustacean as large as a horse[54]
winterwort
a bitter tasting plant, crushed into a powder and diluted with oil to produce a powerful anaesthetic[24]

yamma
see cussweed
yu-nerig
aquatic greatshell species

Notes[edit]

  1. The Way of Kings chapter 52 #
  2. Edgedancer chapter 1 #
  3. a b Words of Radiance chapter 41 #
  4. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 2 #
  5. The Way of Kings chapter 39 #
  6. a b The Way of Kings chapter 17 #
  7. The Way of Kings chapter 25 #
  8. a b c Words of Radiance chapter 45 #
  9. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 22 #
  10. a b The Way of Kings interlude I-4 #
  11. a b The Way of Kings chapter 33 #
  12. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 37 #
  13. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 45 #
  14. a b The Way of Kings chapter 4 #
  15. a b Words of Radiance interlude I-3 #
  16. The Way of Kings chapter 15 #
  17. a b Words of Radiance chapter 15 #
  18. Words of Radiance chapter 20 #
  19. The Way of Kings chapter 19 #
  20. The Way of Kings chapter 6 #
  21. a b Words of Radiance chapter 63 #
  22. The Way of Kings chapter 41 #
  23. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 38 #
  24. a b The Way of Kings chapter 10 #
  25. The Way of Kings chapter 49 #
  26. The Way of Kings chapter 55 #
  27. The Way of Kings chapter 23 #
  28. The Way of Kings chapter 57 #
  29. The Way of Kings chapter 12 #
  30. Words of Radiance chapter 12 #
  31. The Way of Kings chapter 40 #
  32. a b The Way of Kings chapter 3 #
  33. a b Words of Radiance chapter 55 #
  34. a b Words of Radiance chapter 69 #
  35. a b Words of Radiance chapter 1 #
  36. a b The Way of Kings chapter 30 #
  37. a b c d e f g h Shallan's sketchbook
  38. The Way of Kings interlude I-5 #
  39. Words of Radiance chapter 70 #
  40. Words of Radiance chapter 6 #
  41. The Way of Kings chapter 29 #
  42. a b c The Way of Kings chapter 16 #
  43. The Way of Kings chapter 27 #
  44. The Way of Kings chapter 7 #
  45. Words of Radiance interlude I-2 #
  46. The Way of Kings chapter 46 #
  47. Words of Radiance chapter 86 #
  48. The Way of Kings interlude I-1 #
  49. The Way of Kings interlude I-6 #
  50. The Way of Kings chapter 54 #
  51. Words of Radiance chapter 17 #
  52. The Way of Kings chapter Prelude #
  53. The Way of Kings chapter 42 #
  54. The Way of Kings chapter 31 #
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