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Noun: Pachyrhizus erosus
  1. Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
    - yam bean

Type of: vine

Part of: genus Pachyrhizus, Pachyrhizus

Encyclopedia: Pachyrhizus erosus