Wild and Weed Azuki Beans in Japan

  title={Wild and Weed Azuki Beans in Japan},
  author={H. Yamaguchi},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Wild azuki bean, a progenitor of an Asiatic food legume (Vigna angularis var.nipponensis: Fabaceae), and its weed form are distributed widely in the Japanese Archipelago. The straggling or climbing wildform occurs in sleeve or mantle plant communities, and the weakly climbing or bushy weed form is found in relatively open human-disturbed habitats. The wild form has small seeds with a black-mottled pattern on green or grey skin; the weed form has larger seeds with variable color patterns. Wild… Expand
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