Fruits & Vegetable week- Phaseolus coccineus- Scarlet runner bean

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Prashant awale

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:25:25 PM1/2/11
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Dear Friends,

This is a climber commonly known as " Scarlet runner bean".
Its green pods and seeds are edible.

Bot. name: Phaseolus coccineus

Family: Fabaceae

Location: Munnar

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Prashant
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Vijayasankar

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:34:07 PM1/2/11
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Thanks Prashant ji, for also mentioning about its uses. This helps a lot to know more about these otherwise little known species.
 
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Vijayasankar Raman, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Research Associate
National Center for Natural Products Research
Thad Cochran Research Center
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 38677
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Balkar Arya

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Jan 3, 2011, 8:33:31 AM1/3/11
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Great!!! What a bright Colored flowers

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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