Fabaceae > Canavalia obtusifolia L. :


Botanical Name:

Canavalia obtusifolia L.

Common Name:

Beach bean


Trailing, herbaceous vine that forms mats of foliage. Stems reach a length of more than 6 m (20 ft) in thickness. Each compound leaf is made up of three leaflets which will fold themselves when exposed to hot sunlight, flowers are purplish pink.


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