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Leaf and pod detail of bay bean, Canavalia rosea . Note that the rounded leaves consist of 3 leaflets. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Pod detail of bay bean, Canavalia rosea. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name: Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC.
Common Name: Bay Bean
Baybean
Synonymy: Canavalia lineata
Canavalia maritima
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae Canavalia

    Other Taxonomic Groupings

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
    Subclass: Rosidae

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: December 19, 2001

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