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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Phaseolus

Phaseolus coccineus Linn., Sp. Pl. 724. 1753. Bailey, Man. Cult. Pl.(rev. ed.) 574.1968.

  • Phaseolus multiflorus Willd.

    Twining plant. Leaf trifoliolate, leaflets 7.5-12.5 cm long, broadly rhombic ovate, acute. Inflorescence a peduncled raceme, peduncle nearly equalling or sometimes exceeding the leaves. Calyx and bract subequal. Corolla scarlet or white, 1.8-2.5 cm long. Keel forming 1-2 spirals. Fruit 10-30.0 cm long, sparsely pubescent or subglabrous, beaked.

    Distribution: Native of South America, cultivated in Pakistan.

    Scarlet Runner Bean is cultivated as an ornamental plant.


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