Definition of Phaseolus caracalla

1. Noun. Perennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phaseolus Caracalla

Pharaonic
Pharisee
Pharisees
Pharisæans
Pharmageddon
Pharomacrus
Pharomacrus mocino
Pharsalus
Phascogale
Phascolarctos
Phascolarctos cinereus
Phaseolus aconitifolius
Phaseolus acutifolius latifolius
Phaseolus angularis
Phaseolus aureus
Phaseolus caracalla (current term)
Phaseolus coccineus
Phaseolus limensis
Phaseolus lunatus
Phaseolus multiflorus
Phaseolus vulgaris
Phasianidae
Phasianus
Phasianus colchicus
Phasis
Phasmatidae
Phasmatodea
Phasmida
Phasmidae
Phasmidia

Literary usage of Phaseolus caracalla

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1. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"Another species, the Snail Flower (phaseolus caracalla), so named from the Celtic caracalla, a hood or head dress, is a very curious plant, ..."

2. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"The Phaseolus caracalla, kept in the green-houses of the Seraglio gardens at Constantinople, flourished here in the open air. They had also the Arbutus ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1823)
"The Phaseolus caracalla, kept in the green-houses of the Seraglio gardens at Constantinople, flourished here in the open air. They had also the Arbutus ..."

4. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"... Linnaeus gave the name of Phaseolus caracalla, and the French recognise it as haricot lima<;on, which is a reduplication of the original name, ..."

5. A Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia:: Being a Treatise on Pharmacology in by Samuel Frederick Gray (1821)
"Flour of the seed emollient, diuretic, nourishing. SCARLET BEAN. Phaseolus caracalla. Flowers sweet scented; pods eatable ..."

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