Phaseolus lunatus L.

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Common names: Christmas lima bean (English)
Notes: Biegel records only Phaseolus caracalla L. Note that there is a Vigna caracalla in Glen - is that the same?
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Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 161 - 163. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 50.

Other sources of information about Phaseolus lunatus:

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Flora of Malawi: cultivated Phaseolus lunatus
Flora of Zambia: Phaseolus lunatus
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Phaseolus lunatus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Phaseolus lunatus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phaseolus lunatus
African Plant Database: Phaseolus lunatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Phaseolus lunatus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phaseolus lunatus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Phaseolus lunatus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Phaseolus lunatus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Phaseolus lunatus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Phaseolus lunatus
iNaturalist: Phaseolus lunatus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phaseolus lunatus
JSTOR Plant Science: Phaseolus lunatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phaseolus lunatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phaseolus lunatus
Plants of the World Online: Phaseolus lunatus
Tropicos: Phaseolus lunatus
Wikipedia: Phaseolus lunatus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Phaseolus lunatus., retrieved 24 October 2021

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