Glycine max (L.) Merr.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Phaseolus max L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Common name : Soya bean
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bhat, Bhatwar, Ramkurkhi (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for pods which are protein rich
  • Key identification features : Suberect herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Native : Myanmar
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the World
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Glycine max. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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