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Vigna radiata

Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Vigna radiata

 

VIG-nuh -- named for Prof. Dominico Vigna, 17th century Italian botanist

rad-ee-AY-tuh -- meaning, spreading rays

 

commonly known as: golden gram, green gram, mash bean, mung bean, wild mung • Gujarati: મૂંગ mung • Hindi: जंगली मूंग jungli mung • Kannada: pacha hesaru • Konkani: मूग muga • Malayalam: cerupayar, putsja-paeru • Marathi: रानमूग raan muga • Sanskrit: मुद्ग mudga • Tamil: பச்சைப்பயறு pachai payaru • Telugu: పచ్చ పెసలు pacha pesalu

 

Origin: India

  

... the fruits are horizontal, linear-cylindric, 4-10 cm long and 4-6 mm broad.

  

References: PIER species infoCommon Indian Wild Flowers by Isaac Kehimkar

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Taken on September 23, 2007