Whyte's barbet (Stactolaema whytii) is a species of bird in the family Lybiidae (African barbets). It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the naturalist Alexander Whyte, who collected in what is now Malawi.
The bird is 18–20.4 cm long. It is mainly brownish with a large black bill, head, and tail. The bird has a white malar mark, wings, and tail. There is also a small red spot under the malar mark.