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Noun: Lablab purpureus
  1. Perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
    - hyacinth bean, bonavist, Indian bean, Egyptian bean, Dolichos lablab

Type of: vine

Part of: genus Lablab, Lablab

Encyclopedia: Lablab purpureus