hyacinth bean


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hyacinth bean

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A twining vine (Lablab purpureus) in the pea family native to tropical Africa and Asia, grown for forage and for its pods and seeds, which are edible after boiling. Also called lablab bean.
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Noun1.hyacinth bean - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seedshyacinth bean - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
genus Lablab, Lablab - one species: hyacinth bean
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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These include: paddy, millets, hyacinth bean, pulses, oilseeds and medicinal plants.
"We are so excited to invite hummingbirds to our yard with hyacinth bean vines, which grow from seeds every year," said Linda, who saves the seeds from the bean pods to plant for the next year's crop.
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also called as Dolichos bean or hyacinth bean belongs to the family Fabaceae and its native of India and mainly cultivated as an inter crop with cereals.
It has many common names such as Egyptian Bean and Chinese Flowering Bean, but is mostly known as the Hyacinth Bean Plant, making it seem like a vegetable, which it is used as in some places.
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Attractive annual vines include my favorite 'Heavenly Blue' Morning Glories (Ipomoea violacea), Hyacinth Bean (Lablab purpureus) with its clusters of purplish-pink flowers and flat, deep purple seedpods, Passionflower (Passiflora incarnate) and Cathedral Bells (Cobaea scandens).