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Wild Mung

Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Vigna vexillata

 

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

vek-see-LAH-tuh -- from Latin vexillum - a standard or flag

 

commonly known as: wild cowpea, wild mung, zombi pea • Marathi: हळुंदा halunda

 

 

... pink or purplish flowers, turning yellow, 2.5 cm long.

 

 

References: Flowers of IndiaEcoPortILDIS

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Taken on October 19, 2007