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Clitoria ternatea ternatea

Common names

Butterfly pea, Cordofan pea, Asian pigeonwings

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Clitoria ternatea, common names including butterfly pea, blue pea, Cordofan pea and Asian pigeonwings, is a plant species belonging to the Fabaceae family. The flowers of this vine have the shape of human female genitals, hence the Latin name of the genus "Clitoria", from "clitoris". (Synonyms: Clitoris principissae.).[+]

LinkButterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea var. albiflora) on Al Wosail Street in Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, April 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Taqadum Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea var. albiflora) taken from Al Wosail Street in Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, April 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkButterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea var. albiflora) on Wadi Al Sahl Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 8, 2015
Location on mapsAl Taqadum Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkButterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlue flowers of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar

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