Phaseolus vulgaris L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Common name : French Bean, Haricate Bean, Kidney Bean
  • Vernacular name :
    • Beans (Oria)
    • Rajmaha (Hindi)
    • Barigalu (Telugu)
    • Beans (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated; mature seeds are consumed as vegetable
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
  • Native : Guatemala region, Mexico
  • World Distribution : Cutivated in tropics
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Phaseolus vulgaris. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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