Dolichos lablab


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dolichos lablab perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
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In literature:

It is a day of feasting, and, in addition to rice, Dolichos Lablab is cooked.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
Dolichos lablab L. Pulse family.
"Texas Honey Plants" by C. E. Sanborn