hyacinth bean

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Synonyms for 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 seeds

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and hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) were obtained from the local market, Khartoum, Sudan.
There are cultivars of hyacinth bean that come in slightly different colors, but one of the most popular is "Ruby Moon," which produces vigorous vines with a plethora of purple blooms and pods.
Plants good for tall garden structures are Scarlet Runner beans, morning glories, moonflowers, hyacinth bean, and trailing nasturtiums.
Morning glories, cardinal climber, cup-and- saucer, moonflower, and hyacinth bean vine, have been around forever.
Part One on Legumes discusses the need to increase consumption of pulses in the developing world, nutritional value of chickpea, black gram, mung bean and pigeon pea, wild Mexican legumes, peanut, jack bean, soybean, hyacinth bean, lentil, lupin, African oil bean, escumite bean, lima bean, common bean, winged bean, African yam bean, velvet bean, faba bean, moth bean, adzuki bean, bambara groundnut, rice bean, cowpea.
Hyacinth bean, Dolichos lablab, is an attractive climbing bean with broad leaves and stems that twine to 10 feet or more.