Plants and Trees are also dependent on water and sunlight like human being. There are many plants and trees that live for hundreds of years and die at a very ripe age unlike human being who lives only for few decades on the planet. Plants do multitasking easily since they are extremely intelligent and versatile. This topic will deal with plant named Hyacinth Bean. The botanical name of this plant is lablab purpereus. This bean comes under the family Fabacea and other common names of this bean is dolichos bean, seim bean, lablab bean, Egyptian kidney bean, Indian bean, and Australia pea.
These ornamental plants grow wonderfully in wild and in cultivated lands. The leaves of these plants are made up of three pointed leaflets and grow up to 15 cm long. The flowers sprouts in two different colors namely white flowers and purple depending upon the area of cultivate. But the color will vary depending upon the soil and other climatic factors. This bean is very famous in India and most of the states use this bean in their Food items. Leaves can be eaten cooked, the flowers can be eaten raw, roots can be boiled or baked for food and the seeds are also used for human consumption. The other names of these beans are Tonga bean, papaya bean, poor man bean, bounavista pea and butter bean.
- These beans have medicinal as well as poisonous substances.
- The patients suffering from rare blood disorders should not eat this bean since it may harm their organs.
- But in India it is used by millions of people lavishly in their foods.