Botanical Name -

Vigna unguiculata (L.) WALP.  subsp.  cylindrica (L.) ESELT.
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Full Botanical citation -

Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp., Repert. Bot. 1: 779. 1842 ssp. cylindrica (L.) van Eseltine, Hendricks, Veg. New York 1.2: 11. 1931; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 3

Family -

FABACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Botanical Synonyms (6) -

  • Dolichos catiang L.
  • Dolichos catjang L.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Dolichos catjang Burm.f., Fl. Indica 161. 1768; 387: R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 303. 1999
  • Dolichos sinensis L.
  • Vigna catjang ENDL.
  • Vigna cylindrica SKEELS
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeels, US. Dept. Agric. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 282: 32. 1913; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 303. 1999
  • Vigna unguiculeta (L.) WALP.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp., Repert. Bot. 1: 779. 1842; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 303. 1999.

Vernacular names -

Total 126 Vernacular names found in 9 languages.

English (5) - asparagus bean, chowlee, cowpea, gubgub, yawa
Hindi (15) - bora, chola, chowli, kulath, kulathi, lobia, lobiya, lota, raish, rausa, rawas, rianish, santa, soonth, souta
Kannada (20) - ala-sandi, alasabde, alasande, alasandi, alasandige, alasundi, alsandi, chelaavare, halasande, hurali, hurali jurli, huruli kaayi, kaalu, kaaraamani, kadagani, kursana pairu, kursandi, kursanpayaro, tadagunni, tadagunny
Malayalam (5) - alasendi, kottappayar, paeru, payar, vellappayar
Marathi (6) - alasunda, chaoli, chavali, chavli, kulith, kulthi
Sanskrit (26) -
Sanskrit Comments
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alasandra, alasandrah, capala, cavala, chapala, chavala, dirghabija, dirghashimbi, dvijasapta, kshudhabhijanaka, kulartha, kulatha, mahamasa, mahamasah, mahamasha, marutkara, nilamasha, nishpava, nripamasha, nripochita, rajamasah, rajamasha, rishpava, sitamasha, sukumara, varvata
Tamil (35) - caramunnipayira, caramunny-pyre, ceviriyam, civapputtattaippayiru, ilatai 4, iyavakam#, iyavakam@, kaanam, kaattu ulundu, kantampayaru, karamani, karamanikkay, karamanippayaru, karmani 2, karmanikkoti, kattuppayarrankoti, kollu, kulam, kulappayaru, merkolaki, panavi, panavikkoti, parunkara, parunkaramani, payarrankanni, payarrankannippayaru, payarrankay, payarrankaykkoti, payarrankoti, perunkaramani, peruntattaippayaru, tattaippayarrinkoti, tattankay, tattankaykkoti, thattapayir
Telugu (12) - alasandalu, alu-sundi, alusendi, alusundi, boberlu, bobra, duntapesalu, duntu-pesulu, duntuppesalu, kaaraamanulu, vulavalu, wulavalli
Tibetan (2) - ra dza sa ste (d), ra dza sa ta