HyperDic: genus_vigna

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Vigna:
NOUNplantgenus Vigna, Vignagenus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers
English > genus Vigna: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus.
SynonymVigna
Member ofPapilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Membersadzuki bean, adsuki bean, Vigna angularis, Phaseolus angularisbushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
asparagus bean, yard-long bean, Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis, Vigna sesquipedalisSouth American bean having very long succulent pods
cowpea, cowpea plant, black-eyed pea, Vigna unguiculata, Vigna sinensissprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
moth bean, Vigna aconitifolia, Phaseolus aconitifoliusEast Indian legume having hairy foliage and small yellow flowers followed by cylindrical pods
mung, mung bean, mung bean plant, Vigna radiata, Phaseolus aureusErect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions / regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds
snailflower, snail-flower, snail flower, snail bean, corkscrew flower, Vigna caracalla, Phaseolus caracallaperennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus vigna, vigna
Catalangenus vigna, vigna

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