genus Canavalia


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Noun1.genus Canavalia - herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Canavalia ensiformis, giant stock bean, jack bean, wonder bean - annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage
Canavalia gladiata, sword bean - twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food
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Siddhuraju P and K Becker Species/variety differences in biochemical composition and nutritional value of Indian tribal legumes of the genus Canavalia.