Definition of Phaseolus aconitifolius

1. Noun. East Indian legume having hairy foliage and small yellow flowers followed by cylindrical pods; used especially in India for food and forage and as a soil conditioner; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus.

Exact synonyms: Moth Bean, Vigna Aconitifolia
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Vigna, Vigna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phaseolus Aconitifolius

Phanerozoic eon
Pharaoh's chicken
Pharaoh of Egypt
Pharomacrus mocino
Phascolarctos cinereus
Phaseolus aconitifolius (current term)
Phaseolus acutifolius latifolius
Phaseolus angularis
Phaseolus aureus
Phaseolus caracalla
Phaseolus coccineus
Phaseolus limensis
Phaseolus lunatus
Phaseolus multiflorus
Phaseolus vulgaris
Phasianus colchicus

Literary usage of Phaseolus aconitifolius

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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Phaseolus aconitifolius is cultivated in the Punjab, for food. Its roots, :-* well as those of Phaseolus radiatus, are said by Royle, to be narcotic. ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"Phaseolus aconitifolius, Jacquin. India, up to 4000 feet. A dwarf annual species. Dr. Forbes Watson admits it among the culinary beans of India. ..."

3. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, Discoveries, Experiements, and by John Martin Honigberger (1852)
"Phaseolus aconitifolius—is cultivated in the Punjab, and serves for food. Its roots, as well as those of Phaseolus radiatus, are said, ..."

4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1812)
"Phaseolus aconitifolius. Jacqu. ob$. 3. p. 2. t. 52. Aconite-leaved Kidney-bean. Nat. of the East Indies. Cult. 1731. Herl. Banks. Fl. June — August. ..."

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