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Blackeyed Pea
Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.

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

Scientific synonyms

Phaseolus unguiculatus (L.) Piper
Dolichos catjang Burm.f.
Vigna catjang (Burm.f.) Walp.
Vigna catjiang (Burm.f.) Walp.
Dolichos hastifolius Schnizl.
Dolichos lubia Forssk.
Dolichos melanophtalmus DC.
Dolichos melanophthalamus DC.
Dolichos monachalis Brot.
Dolichos obliquifolius Schnizl.

Other names

= Asparagus Bean
= Black-eyed Bean
= Catjang
= Cow Pea
= Cowpea
= Crowder Pea
= Chawalie
= Lobia
= Poona Pea
= Reeves Pea
= Snake Bean
= Southern Pea

Images

Vigna unguiculata - Blackeyed Pea

Author: Michael Kesl

Vigna unguiculata - Blackeyed Pea

Author: Michael Kesl

Vigna unguiculata - Blackeyed Pea

Author: Michael Kesl

Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabricius, 1775) - Cowpea Weevils, Tragocephala variegata Bertoloni, 1849

consumer (larval stage only): Monoptilota pergratialis (Hulst, 1886)

vegetable

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Vigna unguiculata subsp. cylindrica (L.) Verdc. - Catjang
subspecies Vigna unguiculata subsp. dekindtiana (Harms) Verdc. - Wild Cowpea
subspecies Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis (L.) Verdc. - Yardlong Bean
subspecies Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata - Black-eyed Pea

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