Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC.

First published in Prodr. 2: 403 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is a cultigen from E. Tropical Africa. It is a climbing annual or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Cultigen not known in the wild
Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Asparagus Bean, Asparagus Pea, Chaukoni Sem, Dara-dambala, Goa Bean, Pois Carre, Princess Bean, Wing Bean, Winged Bean
[ILDIS]

Uses

Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage
[ILDIS]

Common Names

English
Winged Bean

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • 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 Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images