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Vigna candida (Vell.) Marechal, Mascherpa & Stainier; xeet'

Herbaceous liana, stems twining; leaves alternate, trifoliate, glabrate; inflorescence axillary, with glands on nodes of the inflorescence axis; flowers violet, irregular, the keel petals contorted, nearly forming a ring-like structure; legume fruits elongate.

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