, dwarf bean, field bean, flageolet bean, French bean, garden bean, green bean, haricot bean,
kidney bean, navy bean, pop bean, snap bean, string bean, wax bean; Rajma;
Scandent annual with trifoliate leaves; leaflets thin, ovate to rhombic-ovate; flowers white or purplish on peduncles shorter than leaves, few-flowered; pod up to 20 cm long, slightly flattened, seeds kidney shaped.


Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: RVS14: Phaseolus vulgaris:
Phaseolus vulgaris, the beans, from Bangalore, KA.




VoF Week: 19092012 BS 6 Fabaceae cultivated climber for id from Village Pulna:
Fabaceae cultivated climber for id from Village Pulna
Seen in cutivated fields in the way to Ghangriya

RajmahPhaseolus vulgaris


Memari-skDec10 – Phaseolus vulgaris L. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6).
All uploads of this species in our database may not be correct


Rajma : 5 posts by 3 authors.

Anyone cay say the botanical name of plant generally called as “Rajma” and we are using the seeds as food.


Please check: Cicer arietinum VS. Phaseolus vulgaris.
Let us wait for validating comments.

Thanks for ID. Cicer is not matching.

Re: Phaseolus vulgaris L. : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)- 1 & 3 mb.
Location:  Harthok, Palpa
Date: 25 September 2019
Elevation:1400 m.
Habit : Cultivated 

Attachments (3)-1, 2 & 2 mb. 

Attachments (1) – 6 mb.

Attachments (3)- 1, 2 & 2 mb. 

Attachments (2)-1 & 4 mb.

Attachments (1)- 6 mb.

yes. can you open one. is it purple kidney shaped bean inside?

It Is 350 km away. Expecting some seeds soon.


Purple Beans for ID : Flower Show : Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore : 11SEP20 : AK-18 : 21 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)
Purple Beans seen in the vegetable section of the Flower Show in January.

I guess Phaseolus vulgaris L.!

Bush bean. I concur with … ID.

Looks different from Phaseolus vulgaris as per images and details herein.
Maybe Mucuna pruriens var. utilis as per images and details herein.
As per Beans for ID : Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore : 20JAN20 : AK-25, in this green and purple pods are available, which will give white and black seeds respectively.

I guess it is matching with :Phaseolus vulgaris L

No, …, it looks different.
Neither the leaves nor the pods are matching.

But does not look like Mucuna sp.

Pl. go through details and references at Mucuna pruriens var. utilis

… has posted the same species from Lalbagh at the same time (Jan.2020) at Beans for ID : Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore : 20JAN20 : AK-25

Thanks … Frankly, both the Species were new to me.
Was seeing them for the first time.

But both looks completely different. And I am totally confused!

Same here … I do not find any similarity between the two.

On further search, I found it to be some cultivar of Phaseolus vulgaris as per

Thanks … Actually, I had met one Dr Shiv Prasad near the Vegetable Section of the Flower Show.

Although a doctor by profession, he has a Facebook page similar to Indian Flora.
He knew all the names of the beans.
But I can’t recollect that site now.
I should have taken down his contact number.


Botanical Name: phasaleous vulgaris: 1 high res. image.
Location: RAJOURI, jandk
Habit: Herb (cultivated)
Date: 15-05-2021


Phaseolus vulgaris L.: 5 very high res. images.
Location: Dailekh, West Nepal
Altitude: 2230 m.
Date: 12 August 2021
Habit: Garden escape ???

Yes, appears close to images at Phaseolus vulgaris





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