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Snailflower
Vigna caracalla (L.) Verdc.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Vigna - cowpea

Scientific synonyms

Phaseolus caracalla L.

Other names

= Corkscrew Vine
= Snail Bean
= Snail Vine

Images

Vigna caracalla - Snailflower

Author: Michael Kesl

Vigna caracalla - Snailflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Vigna caracalla - Snailflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Vigna caracalla - Snailflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Vigna caracalla - Snailflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Vigna caracalla (L.) Verdc.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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