Lima bean

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Lima beans
Phaseoulus lunatus.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Phaseolus
Species:
P. lunatus
Binomial name
Phaseolus lunatus
Synonyms[1]
  • Dolichos tonkinensis Bui-Quang-Chieu
  • Phaseolus bipunctatus Jacq.
  • Phaseolus ilocanus Blanco
  • Phaseolus inamoenus L.
  • Phaseolus limensis Macfad.
  • Phaseolus lunatus var. macrocarpus (Moench) Benth.
  • Phaseolus macrocarpus Moench
  • Phaseolus portoricensis Spreng.
  • Phaseolus puberulus Kunth
  • Phaseolus rosei Piper
  • Phaseolus saccharatus Macfad.
  • Phaseolus tunkinensis Lour.
  • Phaseolus vexillatus Blanco, nom, illeg, non L.
  • Phaseolus viridis Piper
  • Phaseolus xuaresii Zuccagni
Lima beans in a seed catalogue, 1894

The lima bean (/ˈlmə/) (Phaseolus lunatus), also known as the butter bean,[2] sieva bean,[3] double Bean[4][5] or Madagascar bean, is a legume grown for its edible seeds or beans.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Phaseolus lunatus L. — The Plant List". theplantlist.org.
  2. "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2014-10-23. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  3. "Phaseolus lunatus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  4. https://www.indiamart.com/proddetail/double-beans-15943495088.html
  5. https://www.amazon.in/Splendour-Seeds-Butter-double-vegetable/dp/B078MDLFC4