Vicia faba L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vicia faba L.
  • Common name : Field Bean, Broad Bean
  • Vernacular name : Bakala, Anduri, Kalamatar (Hindi); Tamba chikkudu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for pods which are used as vegetable
  • Native : North Africa and NW.Asia
  • World Distribution : India, NW. Asia, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vicia faba. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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