butterfly pea


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butterfly pea

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Any of several plants of the genera Centrosema and Clitoria in the pea family, having blue or lavender flowers and flat pods.
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Noun1.butterfly pea - vine of tropical Asia having pinnate leaves and bright blue flowers with yellow centers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
2.butterfly pea - large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers
Clitoria, genus Clitoria - genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
3.butterfly pea - large-flowered weakly twining or prostrate vine of New Jersey to tropical eastern North America, sometimes cultivated for its purple and white flowers
Centrosema, genus Centrosema - a genus of chiefly tropical American vines of the family Leguminosae having trifoliate leaves and large flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Sip on house libations that extol the beauty of local produce, some even handpicked from our very own organic garden such as the Blue Hour Sour cocktail, made with the mesmerising, colour-changing extract of the native Butterfly Pea plant, as a tribute to the 25-year journey with our island country.
Sip on house libations that extol the beauty of local produce, some even handpicked from our very own organic garden such as the Blue Hour Sour cocktail, made with the mesmerizing, colour-changing extract of the native Butterfly Pea plant, as a tribute to the 25-year journey with our island country.
They found peace even the smallest things like the calming blue shade of butterfly pea flowers.
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peeled and shredded ginger until they simmer, then add 50 dried butterfly pea flowers and strut with a spoon.