Lens culinaris Medik. (Syn: Ervum lens Wall.; Vicia lens (L.) Cosson & Germ.; Vicia pisicarpa H. Lév.;           Ervum lens L.; Lens esculenta Moench; Lens lens Huth; Vicia lens (L.) Coss. & Germ.;                (=) Cicer lens (L.) Willd.; (=) Lentilla lens (L.) W. Wight ex D. Fairchild); 

The lentil (Lens culinaris) (International Feed Number, 5-02-506) is an edible pulse/bean.

It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, grown for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 40 centimetres (16 in) tall and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each (Ref. Wikipedia

Illustration of the lentil plant, 1885
Original book source: Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 1885, Gera, Germany; Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber




Jan2015sk15 Hooghly – Lens culinaris Medik. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)
Cultivated here, in small scale.



This culinary herb was shot from Morni HillsLens culinaris ..





Masoor :: Nashik :: ARKFEB-10 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Saw many masoor fields near Saptashrungi, Nashik in Feb 2017. They were in harvest stage.
Is this Lens culinaris?

Yes, … I also think close to the images at Lens culinaris



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