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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Vigna

Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek in Fl.Congo Belge. 6:386. 1954. Verdc. in Kew Bull. 24:558.1970; in Milne-Redhead & Polhill, Fl.Trop.E.Afr. (Leguminosae 4) 655.1971.

  • Phaseolus aureus Roxb.
  • Phaseolus radiatus L.

    Climbing or erect herb, stem pubescent, hairs brown, stiff spreading. Leaf trifoliolate, petiole 5-21 cm long, leaflet 5-16 cm long, 3-12 cm broad, elliptic, rhomboid or ovate, the lateral somewhat oblique, entire or 2-3-lobed, acuminate, glabrous or bristly pilose on both surfaces, petiolule 3-6 mm long; stipules 1-1.8 cm long, peltate. Inflorescence axillary, many flowered, peduncle 2.5-9.5 cm long, bracts 4-5 mm long, pedicel 2-3 mm long, bracteoles 4-7 mm long. Calyx tube 3-4 mm long, glabrous, teeth 1.5-4 mm long, ciliate, the upper pair almost united. Corolla greenish yellow. Vexillum 1.2 cm long. Fruit 4-9 cm long, linear-cylindrical, 5-6 mm broad somewhat constricted between the seeds, pubescent, hairs spreading, dark brown, 8-14-seeded.

    Type: Ceylon; Phaseolus zeylanicus siliquis radiatim digestis of Dillenius, Hort. Eltham. 315.t.235/304.1732 (lecto).

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