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Vigna radiata (L.)R.Wilczek

Synonyms

Azukia radiata, Phaseolus abyssinicus, Phaseolus aureus, Phaseolus hirtus, Phaseolus mungo, Phaseolus radiatus, Phaseolus trinervius, Rudua aurea

Common names

Lubia, moong bean, green gram, lentil

Extract from Wikipedia article

The mung bean (Vigna radiata), alternatively known as the moong bean, green gram, lentil, but not mungo, is a plant species in the legume family. Native to the Indian subcontinent, the mung bean is mainly cultivated today in India, China, and Southeast Asia. It is also cultivated in hot, dry regions in Southern Europe and the Southern United States. It is used as an ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes.

LinkMoong bean (Vigna radiata) in spice section in Souq Waqif (Old Market). Doha, Qatar, December 23, 2014
LinkFlowers of moong bean (Vigna radiata)(?) taken from area of Al Furqan Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2015
Location on mapsAl Rayhan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of moong bean (Vigna radiata)(?) with dark background taken from area of Al Furqan Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2015
Location on mapsAl Rayhan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkMoong bean (Vigna radiata)(?) on Al Maha Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, February 24, 2016
Location on mapsAl Maha St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFruits of moong bean (Vigna radiata)(?) on Makkah Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, February 24, 2016
Location on mapsMakkah St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower of moong bean (Vigna radiata)(?) on Makkah Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, February 24, 2016
Location on mapsMakkah St, Doha, Qatar

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