Canavalia ensiformis (L.)DC.

Common name

English: Jack-bean

German: Jackbohne

Mandarin: 直生刀豆 (zhi sheng dao dou)

Portuguese: Feijão-de-porco

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Canavalia (2)

           Epithet: ensiformis (L.)DC. (1)

ensiformis => sword-shaped

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Canavalia ensiformis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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