Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata

This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Cape Verde, Tropical & S. Africa. It is a scrambling annual and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Descriptions

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Asparagus Bean, Augenbohne, Black Eye, Black-eyed Pea, Catjang, Cow Pea, Cowpea, Crowder Pea, Dolico Esparrago, Dolique, Fasolita, Feijao Frade, Haricot Dolique, Inek Nokhudu, Korovi Gorokh, Korovyachi Gorokh, Kuherbse, Lobiya, Long Bean, Lovia, Lubiyo, P
[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Boemes, Catjang, Dolique Blanc, Dolique Noir, Dolique Pourpre, Horse Gram, Katchang, Lobia, Rawans, Rawas, Voeme
[ILDIS]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 7.5–20 x more than 0.5 cm wide.
[FSOM]

Uses

Use
Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage
[ILDIS]

Use
Food and Drink
[ILDIS]

Use
Cultivated for its edible seeds
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0