Lablab

Lablab spp.

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profile iconLablab purpureus5
by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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A small genus with 2 accepted species of short-lived herbaceous perennial climbing plants in the Fabaceae (Fabaceae) family, native to Africa. They are cultivated in tropical areas worldwide as a food crop where they have a variety of common names including Hyacinth bean, lablab bean and Australian pea. They are also grown as ornamentals for their fragrant and colourful pea-like flowers and attractive and decorative pods.

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