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List of Gods   : "plants"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Abu" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Minor vegetation god. Said to have sprung from the head of the god ENKI, thus symbolizing plants emerging from the earth's soil....
God name "Akras" Finland The god of fertility and the protector of plants, especially the turnip.
Goddess name "Amma" Africa Creator god. He first created the Sun from a clay pot and coils of copper and the moon using a clay pot and brass. Black people were created from Sunlight and white from moonlight. He then proceeded to circumsise the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill and their first offspring was a jackal. She then got pregnant by Rain and produced plants. He then became the father of mankind. Dogon Mali, West Africa
Goddess name "Atete" Kafa / Ethiopia, northeastern Africa Fertility goddess. She was assimilated into the Christian cult of the Virgin Mary, but is probably the subject of an ancient fertility rite performed by women who collect various sacred plants and throw them into the river. The festival is known as Astar yo Mariam (Epiphany of Mary)....
God name "Attis" Roman A god of plants
Planet name "Bifrons" Unk demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences, planetary influences. He often takes the form of a man. He is acquainted with the virtues of herbs, precious stones and plants. He can transport corpses from one place to another. It is he who lights the strange corpse lights above the tombs of the dead. Unk
Goddess name "Fauna" Roman Minor vegetation goddess. Consort of FAUNUS with guardianship of woods and plants....
God name "Faunus" Roman Minor vegetation god. Consort of FAUNA with guardianship of woods and plants. He was given many of the attributes of the Greek god PAN including horns and legs of a goat....
Goddess name "Flora" Roman Goddess of gardens, plants, flowers, love, prostitution,spring and youth. Her festival was celebrated from the 28th of April till the first of May, with extravagant merriment and lasciviousness. The resemblance between the names Flora and Chloris led the later Romans to identify the two divinities. Roman
Spirit name "Gandayaks" Haudenosaunee A class of spirits who have power over plants and fish. Haudenosaunee
God name "Glooscap" Canada The god of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
God name "Habuiri" West Indies A creator and sky god who make plants grow. West Indies
"Hainuwele" Indonesia 'The Coconut Girl' who, when she "answered the call of nature"; excreted valuable items. She was killed and buried by villagers but her boyfriend exhumed the corpse and cut it into pieces which he then re-buried around the village. These pieces grew into the various tuberous plants, giving origin to the principle foods the people of Indonesia have enjoyed ever since. Seram, New Guinea
Goddess name "Hapy" Egypt Fertility god of the Nile flood. Inhabits caverns adjacent to the Nile cataracts and oversees the annual inundation of the Nile valley. His court includes crocodile gods and frog goddesses. There are no known sanctuaries to Hapy. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form but androgynous, with prominent belly, pendulous breasts and crowned with water plants. He may hold a tray of produce. At Abydos he is depicted as a two-headed goose with human body.See also KHNUM....
God name "Haumiatiketike" Polynesian / including Maori vegetation god. The deity concerned with wild plants gathered as food, and particularly with the rhizome of the bracken which has been traditionally relied on by the Maori in times of famine or need....
God name "Ih P'en" Mayan Chthonioc fertility god, concerned with the growth of plants as well as family, property and other wealth Mayan
Goddess name "Ih P'eu" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic fertility god. The deity concerned with the growth of plants, and consort of the bean goddess IX KANAN. He is also god of family life, property and other wealth. The couple are invoked as a single personality with the sacrificeof turkeys and chickens at sowing time. Ih Fen may be represented sowing maize seed....
"Indara" Indonesia The Maiden, the earth. With Ilai, the Sun, they are the supreme powers of the Torajas. They created mankind, but not plants and animals. Celebes, Indonesia
Goddess name "Kokyan" S America Creator goddess; she created humans, plants, and animals Hopi
God name "Kumokums" Modoc Indian / Oregon, USA Creator god. He sat beside Tule lake, which was all that existed, and created the world by scooping out mud to form the earth. He added animals and plants, but finally became tired and went to sleep in a hole at the bottom of the lake, which he dug using a hill as a shovel....
Goddess name "Laka" Hawaii Goddess of the wild plants which grow in the Forest. Very fond of singing and dancing. Hawaii
"Loco" Haiti / Vodun Patron of healers and plants, especially trees. Haiti / Vodun
Supreme god name "Makonaima" British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
Spirit name "Manabozho aka Nanabush" Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
Goddess name "Mayahuel" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor fertility goddess. One of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex associated with the maguey plant from which pulque is brewed. She may be depicted seated upon a tortoise beside an agave plant in bloom. According to legend she was abducted by QUETZALCOATL and subsequently dismembered by wild animals. From the fragments grew the first agave plants....
Goddess name "Nanna" Germanic A goddess of plants & flowers
Goddess name "Nanna" Germanic Goddess of plants and flowers. Germanic
Goddess name "Nin-sar" Sumeria Minor goddess of plants. Sumeria
Goddess name "Ninhursaga" Sumeria Mother divinity and goddess of wild animals, plants and fertility. Sumeria
"Nix" German Kind busy-body. Little creatures not unlike the Scotish brownie and German kobold. They wear a red cap, and are ever ready to lend a helping hand to the industrious and thrifty. "Another tribe of water-fairies are the Nixes, who frequently assume the appearance of beautiful maidens."- T. F. T. Dyer: Folk-lore of plants
"Nodotus" Roman A divinity presiding over the knots in the stem of plants producing grain but it seems more probable that originally it was only a surname of Saturnus. Roman
Goddess name "Otontecuhtli aka Xiuhtecuhtli" Aztec Goddess of the earth, flowers, plants, games and dance, love. She is also the patroness of artisans, prostitutes, pregnant women and birth. Aztec
Deity name "Pahtecatl" Aztec deity who represents the plants that are used for the fermentation of pulque. Aztec
Goddess name "Promitor" Roman The goddess of growing plants, particularly cereals, and of motherly love. Roman
God name "Rongo" Maori God of cultivated plants. Rongo, with his brothers Tu, Tane, Tawhirimatea, Tangaroa, and Haumia-tiketike, separated the primordial parents Rangi and Papa to allow daylight into the world. Maori
Goddess name "Sariirig Sari" Javan Rice mother. Represented by parts of the rice plant known as indoea padi (mother of the rice). At planting, the finest grain is picked out and sown in the nursery bed in the form of the goddess, after which the rest of the grain is sown round about. At transplanting, the shoots making up the rice mother are given a similar special place in the paddy field. At harvesting, the rice mother plants are “found” and brought home for the following year's planting....
God name "Shen Nong" China God of Agriculture, plants and herbs. China
Planet name "Soma" Hindu The moon, born from the eyes of Atri, son of Brahma; made the sovereign of plants and planets. Soma ran away with Tara (Star), wife of Vrihaspata, preceptor of the gods, and Buddha was their offspring. Hindu
Spirit name "Tanu'ka" Koryak / southeastern Siberia earth spirit. A guardian of the earth and its plants and animals, Tanu'ta is the consort of YINE'ANE'UT (in other legends she is married to the son of the supreme being TA'YAN)....
Spirit name "Tanula" Siberia Guardian spirit of the earth, plants and animals. Koryak, Siberia
"Thallo" Greek One of the Attic Home, who was believed to grant prosperity to the young shoots of plants, and was also invoked in the political oath which the citizens of Athens had to take. Greek
God name "Tule" Zande / Sudan / Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa Spider god. He descended from the sky on a rope, carrying all plants and seeds. He was also responsible for giving mankind water and the tools of cultivation....
God name "Tule Zande" Sudan Spider god who brought the seeds of all the plants on earth Sudan
Goddess name "Tulsi" India Goddess of basil plants. India
God name "Umvelinkwangi" Zulu / South Africa Creator god. He engendered all plants and animals on earth and is the father of the god UNKULUNKULU, who was born from a reed and engendered mankind....
God name "Vertumnus" Roman Is said to have been an Etruscan divinity whose worship was introduced at Rome by an ancient Vulsinian colony. The name signifies "the god who changes or metamorphoses himself." For this reason the Romans connected Vertumnus with all occurrences to which the verb verto applies, such as the change of seasons, purchase and sale, the return of rivers to their proper beds,etc. But in reality the god was connected only with the transformation of plants, and their progress from being in blossom to that of bearing fruit. Roman
God name "Xipe" Totec / Aztec A god of Agriculture, plants, seeds, fertility, jewelers, sacrifice & springtime
Goddess name "Yhi" Australian aboriginal Sun goddess and bringer of light. She is said to have been jointly responsible, with BAIAME, for the creation of humankind and in particular for the Karraur group of aborigines. Mythology records that she was asleep in the darkness of the primordial Dreamtime until she was awakened by a loud roaring or whistling noise from Baiame. As she opened her eyes the world became light and as she walked the earth plants grew in her footprints, to be followed by animals and, finally, humankind....
God name "Yum Caax" Mayan lord of the woods is a god of wild plants and animals important to the hunters. He is equally a protector of the fields against the incursions of wild nature and invoked by traditional farmers. Mayan
Goddess name "Zaramama" Peru ("grain mother") or Mama Zara was the Inca mythology goddess of grain. She was associated with maize that grew in multiples or were similarly strange. These strange plants were sometimes dressed as dolls of Zaramama. She was also associated with willow trees. Peru