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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