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Vigna angularis

Accepted name

Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8


Azukia angularis (Willd.) Ohwi2, 3, 6, 8
Phaseolus angularis (Willd.) W. Wight1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8
Phaseolus chrysanthos Savi9


Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Vigna

Vernacular names

Adzuki Bean10; Adzuki Bean5; Adzuki Bean6; Adzuki Bean11; Adzuki Bean12; Amberique Gros5; Azuki Bean1; Pipi11


Annual non-climbing herb


Chemical products13; Food and Drink5; Food and Drink6; Food and Drink13

Geographical records

Africa:   Kenya(I)1

Asia4, 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20:   China(U)4, 6, 8, India(I)15, 16, 17, 18, 19, India-ISO(I)4, Japan(I)14, Nepal(I)7, 20, Vietnam(N)6

India:   Assam19, Goa17, Gujarat15, Karnataka16, Maharashtra18, Manipur19, Punjab19, Sikkim19, Tamil Nadu19, Uttar Pradesh19

Indian Ocean5, 21:   Seychelles(I)5, 21

Pacific Ocean11:   Society Is(I)11

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

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description5, 6, 8, 12, 14;  Illustration6


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2001-06 Pasquet RS


1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Verdcourt, B. (1970) Kew Bull. 24: 507-569. Studies in FTEA Legum.-Papil. IV.
3:Marechal, R. et al. (1978) Boissiera 28: 1-273... Phaseolus et Vigna...
4:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
5:Robertson, S.A. (1989) Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
6:Thuan, N. (1979) In: Flore du Cambodge, du Laos et du Vietnam. Vol. 17
7:Ohashi, H. (1979) Leguminosae In: Hara & Williams: EnumerationFlwingPl. Nepal2: 103-
8:Wu, T.L. (1995) Canavalia & ... In: Fl. Reip. Pop. Sinicae, 41 (Leguminosae 3)
9:Pasquet, R.S. (2001) Pers. comm.
10:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
11:Welsh, S.L. (1998) Flora Societensis
12:Babu, C.R. et al. (1987) Bull. Bot. Surv. India 27: 1-28. Leguminosae: Tribe Phaseoleae.
13:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
14:Ohwi, J. (1965) Flora of Japan. Washington: Smithsonian Institution
15:Shah, G.L. (1978) Flora of Gujarat State Vol. 1
16:Sharma, B.D. et al. (1984) Flora of Karnataka. Analysis. B.S.I., Calcutta
17:Rao, R.S. (1985) Flora of Goa, Diu, Daman, Dadra & Nagarhaveli Vol 1
18:Kothari, M.J. & Moorthy, S. (1993) Flora of Raigad District, Maharashtra State
19:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
20:Shrestha, K.K. (1998) Revised checklist of the Legumes of Nepal (manuscript)
21:Bailey, D. (1971) List of the flowering plants and ferns of Seychelles... ed. 3

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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