Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Lablab purpureus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
  • Common name : Hyacinth bean
  • Vernacular name : Avare Kaai (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Cultivated for its edible fruits in gardens for its pods which are used as vegetable.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Hassan, Raichur, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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