Mung bean

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Mung bean
Mung beans (Vigna radiata).jpg
Mung beans
Mung bean (Vigna radiata) Dired open Pod in Hong Kong.JPG
Dried and opened mung bean pod
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Vigna
Species:
V. radiata
Binomial name
Vigna radiata
(L.) R. Wilczek
Synonyms[1]
  • Azukia radiata (L.) Ohwi
  • Phaseolus abyssinicus Savi
  • Phaseolus chanetii (H.Lev.) H.Lev.
  • Phaseolus hirtus Retz.
  • Phaseolus novo-guineense Baker f.
  • Phaseolus radiatus L.
  • Phaseolus setulosus Dalzell
  • Phaseolus sublobatus Roxb.
  • Phaseolus trinervius Wight & Arn.
  • Pueraria chanetii H.Lev.
  • Rudua aurea (Roxb.) F.Maek.
  • Rudua aurea (Roxb.) Maekawa
  • Vigna brachycarpa Kurz
  • Vigna opistricha A.Rich.
  • Vigna perrieriana R.Vig.
  • Vigna sublobata (Roxb.) Babu & S.K.Sharma
  • Vigna sublobata (Roxb.) Bairig. & al.

The Mung bean (or mungo bean) is a legume, which is mostly grown in Asia. It is mostly used for cooking.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 13 January 2015.