Species Vigna frutescens A.Rich. (Wild cowpea)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- order: Fabales
  • --- family: Fabaceae
  • ---- species: Vigna frutescens
Characteristics:climbing herb with perennial tuber; up to 50 cm tall, with support much higher; large, trifoliate leaves; blue to purple flowers; fruit is a curved pod
References:Burke 2007: 90
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