Taxon profile


Rice Bean
Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi

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

Scientific synonyms

Dolichos umbellatus Thunb.
Azukia umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi
Vigna umbellata var. umbellata
Vigna brachycalyx Baker
Phaseolus calcaratus Roxb.
Vigna calcarata (Roxb.) Kurz
Vigna papuana Baker f.
Phaseolus pubescens Blume
Phaseolus riccardianus Ten.
Phaseolus ricciardus Ten.

Other names

= Ricebean
= Red Bean#


Vigna umbellata - Rice Bean

Author: Michael Kesl

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 umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi & H. Ohashi]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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