Adzuki bean

Title Info
Common name Adzuki beans
Scientific name Phaseolus angularis
Taxonomic group Fabaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Legumes
Keywords Leguminosae
Date 1998
Adzuki bean, <i>Phaseolus angularis</i>
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Adzuki bean. The seeds of this legume have a sweet, nutty flavor. They are cooked and eaten with rice or made into sweet confections in eastern Asia. The sprouts may be eaten raw.