Winged bean is a vegetable crop in the tropics. The band originated in South Asia and Southeast Asia, including Thailand, India, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Winged and currently is a plant that can be grown in Florida, America.
The appearance of the Winged
The winged bean is bittersweet No wood, but last year The trunk of ivy A plant with green stems and green and purple. The roots are tuberous roots underground. There are clues, which are the Rhizobium bacteria lot. Winged bean plants are easily grown and grows well in all soil types. Except in the soil with water. Rise in sea level to an elevation of 2300 meters, propagation and cultivation methods, seed and seedling.
The winged bean leaves are alternate leaves with three leaflets of a feather leaf blade rounded and distorted. The tip of the peninsula There are many shapes like triangle, oval and lanceolate.
Winged axillary flowers bouquet of flowers, a bouquet will be in a bouquet of flowers for about 3-12 flowers, sepals welded together like a bell end of a five petal lobes serrated petal color between white short. red, blue, purple and red flowers stamens are 10, divided into two bundles tied with one of the other nine are tied at one.
Winged bean pods, the pods are oblong shaped the band. There is a section in a box style. And each corner of the wing pods lengthwise. The wing has a wavy pattern might like Sawtooth green shaped pods rectangular wings 4 wings when cut crosswise will be divided into four types: rectangular, semi flat, flat on sides and flat on suture pods are about 11.2. -29.9 cm color of the pods are green, purple and yellow skin of the vegetables are divided into two types: smooth and very rough. Winged seed pods are 8-20 seeds.
Winged bean seed characteristics of a semi-sphere. Since the seeds are white, yellow, cream, brown and black pattern that is different, but most seeds are brown. And also the size of grains of various sizes, with a weight of 100 grains in the range of 11 to 4.6 grams.