Vigna sinensis a sub-erect, trailing or climbing, bushy annual, with glabrous stems
Cow pea, southern pea, blackeye pea, macassar bean, rope bean
Vigna sinensis (L.) Savi; Vigna sinensis Endl.; Vigna catjang (Burm.) Walp, Vigna malosana Baker
Tropical and sub-tropical
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Vigna sinensis a sub-erect, trailing or climbing, bushy annual, with glabrous stems, found in the warmer parts throughout India, mostly under cultivation. Leaves pinnate: leaflets 7.5-15 cm. long, ovate, flowers in recemes, white, pale violet or purple in colour with an yellow eye, turning yellow when faded; pods variable, up to 90 cm long. 10-20 seeded: seeds varying in size, shape and colour.