Mucuna pruriens var. utilis (Wall. ex Wight) L.H.Bailey

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Mucuna utilis Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mucuna pruriens var. utilis (Wall. ex Wight) L.H.Bailey
  • Common name : Portuguese Coffee, Velvetbean, Picapica, Mauritius Bean, Café Brazilii, Bengal Bean
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. pruriens var. utilis. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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