Phaseolus lunatus


yw0210h_baby-lima-beans_s4x3Common Name:Lima Bean
Description
Phaseolus lunatus is of Andean and Mesoamerican origin. Two separate domestication events are believed to have occurred. The first, taking place in the Andes around 2000 BC,produced a large-seeded variety (lima type), while the second, taking place in Mesoamerica around 800 AD, produced a small-seeded variety (Sieva type).By around 1300, cultivation had spread…Read more
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