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12c. Vigna unguiculata subsp. cylindrica (Linnaeus) Verd­court, Kew Bull. 24: 544. 1970.

眉豆 mei dou

Phaseolus cylindricus Linnaeus, Herb. Amboin. 23. 1754; Dolichos catjang N. L. Burman; Vigna catjang (N. L. Burman) Walpers; V. cylindrica (Linnaeus) Skeels; V. sinensis var. cat­jang (N. L. Burman) Chiovenda; V. sinensis subsp. cylindrica (Linnaeus) Van Eseltine; V. unguiculata var. cylindrica (Lin­naeus) H. Ohashi.

Legumes 7.5-13 cm, erect or spreading. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Sep.

Widely cultivated in China [Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Viet­nam; Africa, America (cultivated)].

This taxon is used as a vegetable.


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