Taxon: Phaseolus vulgaris L.

 
Genus: Phaseolus
    Section: Phaseolus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
        Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Nomen number: 27632
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:723. 1753
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Aug-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 13819 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of scarlet runner bean (fide Euphytica 130:305. 2003)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of year bean (fide Pl Syst Evol 266:175, 182, 186. 2007, based on affinities to P. dumosus)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of tepary bean (fide Euphytica 34:329. 1985, based on crosses with P. acutifolius and the use of embryo rescue)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Lara

  • Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica - Alajuela, - San Jose; El Salvador - Ahuachapan; Guatemala - Chimaltenango, - Chiquimula, - Guatemala, - Jalapa, - Sacatepequez, - Santa Rosa, - Solola; Honduras - Francisco Morazan; Nicaragua - Esteli, - Jinotega
    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Merida, - Portuguesa, - Tachira, - Trujillo
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, - Jujuy, - Salta, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Chuquisaca, - Cochabamba, - Tarija; Colombia - Boyaca, - Cundinamarca, - Norte de Santander; Ecuador - Azuay, - Chimborazo, - Loja; Peru - Apurimac, - Cajamarca, - Cuzco, - Piura

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. worldwide

    Cultivated:

    . cult. worldwide

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