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Useful Tropical Plants

Vigna bourneae

Gamble

Fabaceae

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General Information

Vigna bourneae is a climbing plant with twining stems.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - southern India

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Seeds - cooked. The seeds are eaten boiled or roasted[
1587
Title
Genetic Resources of Under-exploited Legumes/Tribal Pulses of Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu
Publication
J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. Vol. 35 No.2 (2011)
Author
Kalidass C. & Mohan V.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. There are 10 - 12 seeds in a seedpod, the seeds being 2 - 3mm long.

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-12-15. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Vigna+bourneae>

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