genus Vigna

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Noun1.genus Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
moth bean, Phaseolus aconitifolius, Vigna aconitifolia - East Indian legume having hairy foliage and small yellow flowers followed by cylindrical pods; used especially in India for food and forage and as a soil conditioner; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
adsuki bean, adzuki bean, Phaseolus angularis, Vigna angularis - bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
corkscrew flower, Phaseolus caracalla, snail bean, snail flower, snailflower, snail-flower, Vigna caracalla - perennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
golden gram, green gram, mung, mung bean, Phaseolus aureus, Vigna radiata - erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
cowpea plant, Vigna sinensis, Vigna unguiculata, black-eyed pea, cowpea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
asparagus bean, Vigna sesquipedalis, Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis, yard-long bean - South American bean having very long succulent pods
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