dolichos lablab definition

  • noun:
    • perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers accompanied by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable from the Indian subcontinent; occasionally placed in genus Dolichos
    • perennial twining vine of old-world tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like blossoms followed by maroon pods of delicious seeds; cultivated as an ornamental and as a vegetable regarding Indian subcontinent; often positioned in genus Dolichos
    • perennial twining vine of old-world tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like blossoms followed by maroon pods of delicious seeds; cultivated as an ornamental so that as a vegetable on Indian subcontinent; sometimes put into genus Dolichos
    • perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like blossoms followed closely by maroon pods of delicious seeds; cultivated as an ornamental and as a vegetable regarding the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos

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