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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Effect of domestic processing on the cooking time, nutrients, antinutrients and in vitro protein digestibility of the African yambean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa).
African yambean is an underutilized legume that is commonly grown in mixed association with yam and cassava in Nigeria.
76 Table 6: Proximate Composition (%) of African yambean STUD CONSTITUENT Y Crude Fat AREA protein Abaka 19.
Azeke MA Characterization and improvement of the nutritional value of African yambean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) by non-traditional processing methods.