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*Phaseolus lunatus Linnaeus. Section: Paniculati. Subsection: Volubili. Lima Bean. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Frequently cultivated (both commercially and in home gardens), rarely found as a waif. Dist: Native of tropical America, north to southern TAM.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Synonymy: = Bah, K1, K3, K4, S, SE3, WH3, Debouck (2021), Freytag & Debouck (2002), Isely (1998), Maréchal, Mascherpa, & Stainier (1978); = n/a – C; > Phaseolus limensis Macfad. – F

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