genus Phaseolus

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Noun1.genus Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beansgenus Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
common bean, common bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris - the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
frijol, frijole, kidney bean - the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
green bean - a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
wax bean - a common bean plant grown for its edible golden pod
lima bean plant, Phaseolus limensis, lima bean - bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds
butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, sieva bean - bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
Phaseolus acutifolius latifolius, tepary bean - twining plant of southwestern United States and Mexico having roundish white or yellow or brown or black beans
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The Fabaceae are a source of energy and nutrients in the human diet, and among the species belonging to this group, the genus Phaseolus bean has the greatest economic importance (Ron et al., 1999).
Three species represented the single type genus Phaseolus in the tribe Phaseoleae.
This study was conducted on a specie of the genus Phaseolus; a Phaseoluscoccineus which is grown in two different regions of the east: one semi arid zone (MdjazAmmar, Guelma) and the other subsemi-aridsub-humid (Tamalous El Kol, Skikda) by way of making the collection of nodules in two different populations for each sampling site.
These are old-world species, while "true" beans have their roots in the Americas and belong to the genus Phaseolus. The true bean was at one time classified with Vignas (cultivated legumes), such as the cowpea or the black-eyed pea, another old-world group, which is now considered a separate genus.
In recent years the exploration of the potential interspecific crosses within the genus Phaseolus has attracted the attention of breeders, and the first step towards the knowledge of these species is the characterization and evaluation lines or accesses available in the collections of bean germplasm (SILVA; COSTA, 2003).
* Legumes presented in the genus Phaseolus contain only legumes of "new-world" botanical origin.
Studies on gene dynamics of wild--weedy--domesticated complexes within the Mesoamerican area of domestication are important, since four of the five domesticated species and 45 of the 50 species of the genus Phaseolus grow in this area, and their natural reproductive relationships are mostly unknown at present.
Botanically, most of our edible beans are in the genus Phaseolus (pronounced phase-olus).
The common bean is a member of the legume family, and its taxonomic hierarchy is: Order Fabales, Family Fabaceae, Genus Phaseolus L., Species Phaseolus vulgaris L.