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  Phaseolus vulgaris
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Phaseolus vulgaris L., Sp. Pl. 723. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 200. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 363(256). 1918.
  Malayalam Name(s): Beans
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): French bean
  Description: Annual herbs, erect and bushy, 20-60 cm high, or twining with 2-3 m long stems. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; leaflets 6-15 x 3-11 cm, ovate, acute to acuminate at apex, green or purple, stipulate; petiole to 10 cm long, with a marked pulvinus at base. Inflorescens lax, axillary few-flowered racemes; flowers ca. 1 cm long, variegated, white, pink, or purplish. Pods slender, green, or purple, cylindrical or flat, 8-20 x 1-1.5 cm; seeds 4-6-(12), white, red, tan, purple, grey or black, often variegated.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Native of Central America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: Yes
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