Cowpea and relatives (Vigna)

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Cowpea and relatives (Vigna) includes:

  • cowpea or southern pea (Vigna unguiculata)
  • mungbean or green gram (Vigna radiata)
  • black gram or urd (Vigna mungo)
  • Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea)
  • mothbean (Vigna aconitifolia)
  • asparagus bean (Vigna sesquipedalis)
  • zombi pea (Vigna vexillata)
  • adzuki bean (Vigna angularis) [syn. Phaseolus angularis]

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Augenbohne, Mungbohne
• English: Cowpea, mungbean, Bambara groundnut, green gram, black gram, mothbean, asparagus bean, urd, adzuki bean, southern pea, zombi pea
• Español: costeño, judía de mungo
• Français: haricot indigène, niébé, ambérique
• Português: caupi