Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Lablab purpureus
  • Basionym : Dolichos lablab L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
  • Common name : Hyacinth Bean
  • Vernacular name : Thattampayaru (Tam.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Comments : Cultivated widely for its edible pods.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Lablab purpureus. Downloaded on 8 August 2020.

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