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Phaseolus lunatus


Accepted name

Phaseolus lunatus L.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Synonyms

Dolichos tonkinensis Bui-Quang-Chieu17
Phaseolus bipunctatus Jacq.3
Phaseolus communis Pritzel18
Phaseolus esculentus Salisb.18
Phaseolus ilocanus Blanco19
Phaseolus inamoenus L.3, 8, 20, 21
Phaseolus limensis Macfad.3, 20, 21
Phaseolus portoricensis Spreng.20, 22
Phaseolus puberulus Kunth3, 21
Phaseolus rosei Piper23
Phaseolus saccharatus Macfad.3
Phaseolus tunkinensis Lour.10, 19
Phaseolus vexillatus sensu Blanco
Phaseolus viridis Piper23
Phaseolus vulgaris sensu Blanco
Phaseolus xuaresii Zuccagni3

Taxonomy

Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Phaseolus

Vernacular names

Bakla (Hi)24; Bakla (Hi)25; Bakla (Hi)26; Bonchi (Sinh)27; Bonchi-kai (Tamil)27; Broad Bean5; Butter Bean28; Butter Bean11; Butter Bean16; Butter Beans (En)2; Caraota de Ao6; Carolina Bean (En)11; Carolina Bean (En)16; Civet Bean (En)11; Civet Bean (En)16; Common Bean29; Common Bean30; Common Bean31; Common Haricot (En)2; Dambala (Sinh)16; Dara-dambala (Sinh)16; Dwarf Bean31; Dwarf Bean32; Frash Bean (En)25; French Bean9; French Bean30; French Bean33; French Bean32; French Bean16; French Bean1; French Bean2; French Bean34; Frijol35; Frijol de lima23; Frijol de Media Luna36; Frijol de Monte36; Frijol de Ratn35; Frijolillo35; Garden Bean28; Green Bean28; Gros Pois8; Guaracara6; Haba37; Habichuela37; Haricot8; Haricot37; Haricot Bean29; Haricot Bean28; Haricot Bean30; Haricot Bean32; Haricot Bean16; Haricot Beans (En)2; Haricot Commun38; Haricot de Madagascar (Madag.)14; Haricot de Sieva38; Haricot Francais38; Haricot Vert39; Kabaro (Madagascar)14; Kaisam Bali-Pati (Hi)26; Kalamaka (Madagascar)14; Kidney Bean28; Kidney Bean9; Kidney Bean30; Kidney Bean32; Kidney Bean16; Kidney Bean2; Konoka (Madagascar)14; Lima Bean28; Lima Bean8; Lima Bean11; Lima Bean40; Lima Bean32; Lima Bean16; Lima Bean1; Lima Beans (En)2; Loba (Hi)26; Lobia (Hi)25; Maimbolany (Madagascar)14; Mange-tout38; Pira de Ao6; Pois37; Pois Adam41; Pois Amer8; Pois d'Achery8; Pois d'Archery8; Pois De Sept Ans41; Pois Doux8; Pois du Cap8; Pois Souche37; Pothu-dambala (Sinh)16; Potu-bonchi (Sinh)27; Rajmah (Hi)25; Rangoon Bean (En)25; Rangoon Bean (En)16; Runner Bean30; Sem (Hi)32; Sem (Hi)25; Sieva Bean29; Sieva Bean11; Sieva Bean31; Sieva Bean16; Sieva Beans (En)2; String Bean (En)2; Tapirama6; Vilayti Sem (Hi)42

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened

Uses

Environmental29; Environmental25; Food and Drink9; Food and Drink30; Food and Drink10; Food and Drink11; Food and Drink32; Food and Drink12; Food and Drink25; Food and Drink14; Food and Drink16; Forage25; Medicine14; Toxins14; Food and Drink43; Toxins43; Food and Drink2

Notes

Var. silvester beans are dark and contain high toxin concentrations.; Not considered safe for fodder/silage crop.44; Now less comonly cultivated because of a caterpillar which damages the crops.39; Madagascar is a major world producer of this crop.14; Var. silvester and var. lunatus both occur in Madagascar.14; Var. lunatus beans are large and white and contain fewer toxins.14; Native of Tropical America; widely cultivated, often naturalised.2; Highly variable species, great number of varieties known.2; Seeds of many varients cyanogenic thus poisonous without proper treatment.2


Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(I)45, Benin(I)46, Equatorial Guinea-ISO(I)46, Ethiopia(I)47, Gabon(I)48, Ghana(I)46, Guinea(I)46, Guinea Bissau(I)49, Ivory Coast(I)46, Kenya(I)1, Liberia(I)46, Malawi(I)48, Mali(I)46, Niger(I)50, Nigeria(I)46, Rwanda(I)38, Sao Tome & Principe(I)51, Senegal(I)46, Sierra Leone(I)46, Sudan(I)48, Tanzania(I)1, Togo(I)46, Uganda(I)1, Zaire(I)43, Zambia(I)52, Zimbabwe(I)48

Aldabra:   Amirantes Group30

Asia2, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 44, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73:   Bhutan(I)11, China(I)15, Hainan(I)15, India(I)11, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, India-ISO(I)7, Indonesia-ISO(I)2, 55, 72, Iran(I)53, Iraq(I)53, Irian Jaya(I)2, Japan(I)58, Java(N)72, Nepal(I)67, Pakistan(I)9, Philippines(I)57, Ryukyu Is(I)58, Singapore(I)73, Sri Lanka(I)16, 54, Taiwan(I)59, Thailand(I)56, Vietnam(I)10

Australasia2, 74:   Australia(I)74, Papua New Guinea(I)2

Australia:   Queensland

Caribbean5, 37, 40:   Bahamas(N)40, Dominican Republic(U)37, Haiti(U)37, Jamaica(I)5

Central America3, 23, 75, 76, 77:   Belize(U)36, 76, 78, Costa Rica(U)3, 79, 80, El Salvador(U)36, 76, 77, Guatemala(U)3, 36, 76, Mexico (North & Central)(U)76, Mexico (South East)(U)75, Nicaragua(N)23, Panama(U)36, 76, 81, 82

China:   Fujian15, Guangdong15, Guangxi15, Hebei15, Hunan15, Jiangxi15, Shandong15, Yunnan15

Comoro Is:   Anjouan I83

India:   Andhra Pradesh66, Arunachal Pradesh66, Assam66, Bihar71, Delhi68, Goa61, Gujarat66, Haryana69, Himachal Pradesh66, Jammu-Kashmir66, Karnataka66, Kerala66, Madhaya Pradesh66, Maharashtra62, Manipur66, Meghalaya66, Mizoram66, Nagaland66, Orissa70, Pondicherry66, Punjab64, Rajasthan66, Sikkim11, Tamil Nadu60, Tripura66, Uttar Pradesh65, West Bengal63, Yanan66

Indian Ocean8, 14, 30, 66, 83, 84, 85, 86:   Aldabra(I)30, Andaman Is(I)66, Christmas I(I)44, Comoro Is(I)83, 84, Madagascar(I)8, 14, Maldives(I)85, 86, Mauritius(I)8, Reunion(I)8, Rodrigues(I)8, Seychelles(U)30

North America87:   United States(I)3, 87

Pacific Ocean2, 31, 32, 88:   Bismarck Archipelago(I)2, Fiji(I)32, Kermadec Is(I)31, Marshall Is(I)88, Northern Marianas(I)88

South America3, 89:   Argentina(U)3, Brazil(U)21, 82, Colombia(U)3, 82, Ecuador(U)90, French Guiana(U)91, Guyana(I)89, Peru(U)82, 92, Surinam(I)89, Venezuela(U)6, 82

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian bushland and thicket1; Sudanian bushland and thicket1; Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket1; Lake Victoria regional mosaic; bushland and thicket1; Cultivated1

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 23, 29, 30, 35, 37, 40, 43, 44, 47, 72, 93, 94, 95;  Illustration1, 2, 6, 8, 10, 37, 40, 47, 93, 95, 96

Sources

2005-04 SeneviratneGI (Sinhala & Tamil vern. names);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)

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