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Vigna
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Vigna (cowpea)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Vigna
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cowpea
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit and habitat, showing flowers and leaves. Backside Lelekea Bay, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2012.
TitleHabit
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); habit and habitat, showing flowers and leaves. Backside Lelekea Bay, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2012.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit and habitat, showing flowers and leaves. Backside Lelekea Bay, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2012.
HabitVigna marina (beach bean); habit and habitat, showing flowers and leaves. Backside Lelekea Bay, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2012.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
TitleHabit
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); habit. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
HabitVigna marina (beach bean); habit. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit. Halawa Bay, Molokai, Hawaii, USA. May 2005.
TitleHabit
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); habit. Halawa Bay, Molokai, Hawaii, USA. May 2005.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit. Halawa Bay, Molokai, Hawaii, USA. May 2005.
HabitVigna marina (beach bean); habit. Halawa Bay, Molokai, Hawaii, USA. May 2005.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit, on rocky coast. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
TitleHabit
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); habit, on rocky coast. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit, on rocky coast. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
HabitVigna marina (beach bean); habit, on rocky coast. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit, showing leaves. Kipahulu Camp, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February 2009.
TitleHabit
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); habit, showing leaves. Kipahulu Camp, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); habit, showing leaves. Kipahulu Camp, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February 2009.
HabitVigna marina (beach bean); habit, showing leaves. Kipahulu Camp, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and leaves. Puhilele Point, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2004.
TitleFlowers and leaves
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and leaves. Puhilele Point, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2004.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and leaves. Puhilele Point, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2004.
Flowers and leavesVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and leaves. Puhilele Point, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2004.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); close-up of flower. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
TitleFlower
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); close-up of flower. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); close-up of flower. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.
FlowerVigna marina (beach bean); close-up of flower. Alau, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 2005.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and developing seed pods. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
TitleFlowers
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and developing seed pods. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and developing seed pods. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.
FlowersVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and developing seed pods. Waihee Coastal Preserve, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2016.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
TitleFlowers and seed pods
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); flowers and seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Flowers and seed podsVigna marina (beach bean); flowers and seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
TitleSeed pods
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Seed podsVigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods and two seeds in hand. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
TitleSeed pods
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods and two seeds in hand. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods and two seeds in hand. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.
Seed podsVigna marina (beach bean); mature seed pods and two seeds in hand. MISC HQ Piiholo, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 2013.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); seedling. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 2004.
TitleSeedling
CaptionVigna marina (beach bean); seedling. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 2004.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Vigna marina (beach bean); seedling. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 2004.
SeedlingVigna marina (beach bean); seedling. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 2004.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Vigna

Preferred Common Name

  • cowpea

International Common Names

  • French: pois-a-vache

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kuhbohne

EPPO code

  • VIGSS (Vigna sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Papilionoideae
  •                                 Genus: Vigna