What is the origin of the common bean?

  title={What is the origin of the common bean?},
  author={Lawrence Kaplan},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Systematists concerned with the origin of the common bean have disagreed or have been inconsistent in what name should be applied to the closest wild relatives of the domesticated Phaseolus vulgaris L. Phaseolus aborigineus Burk. (Berglund-Briicher and Briicher, 1976); P. aborigineus var. hondurensis Burk., P. vulgaris forma aborigineus Burk. (Burkart and Briicher, 1953); P. vulgaris ssp. aborigineus Burk. (Kloz et al., 1966); P. vulgaris L. (Gentry, 1969) are names which have been applied… CONTINUE READING

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