Pachyrhizus

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Noun1.Pachyrhizus - small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Pachyrhizus erosus, yam bean - Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
Pachyrhizus tuberosus, potato bean, yam bean - twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots
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African yambean is an underutilized legume that is commonly grown in mixed association with yam and cassava in Nigeria.
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