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Vigna unguiculata (L.)Walp.

Synonyms

Dolichos unguiculata, Dolichos unguiculatus, Vigna catjang

Common names

Cowpea, wild cow pea, black eye pea

Extract from Wikipedia article

The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is one of several species of the widely cultivated genus Vigna. Four subspecies are recognised, of which three are cultivated (more exist, including V. textilis, V. pubescens, and V. sinensis):[+]

LinkBlue flowers of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) taken from Al Wosail(?) Street in Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, April 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlue flowers of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) on white background taken from Al Wosail(?) Street in Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, April 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlue flower of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) taken from Al Wosail Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wosail Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlue flower of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) on dark background taken from Al Wosail Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wosail Street, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.