Canavalia gladiata

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Noun1.Canavalia gladiata - twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food
Canavalia, genus Canavalia - herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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[13.] Eknayake S, Jansz ER and BN Nair Proximate composition, mineral and amino acid content of mature Canavalia gladiata seeds.
Lectins from Cratylia floribunda (CFL), Dioclea violacea (DVL), and Canavalia gladiata (CGL) were purified as previously reported [19-21].
Canavalia gladiata, used by the Tonchongya TMP for treatment of measles in children is used by the Kanikkar tribal group in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu, India for treatment of pain occurring in external piles (Mohan et al., 2008).
To this end we studied the effects of the jackbean (Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC.), lablab bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet), and Phaseolus vulgaris L.--all members of Fabales: Fabaceae--on the development and survival rates of F.
Ekanayake S, Jansz ER, Nair BM (2003) Nutritional evaluation of protein anal starch of mature Canavalia gladiata seeds.