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Mung bean (Vigna radiata)

Kacang hijau or mung bean (Vigna radiata) is a plant species in Fabaceae, shrubs, growing vines on the ground or climbing on supports, seeds are used as food sources with high vegetable protein and sprouts are eaten as vegetables.

V. radiata has a cylindrical stem, grows in vines, is branched, is dark red or green in color and has white hair. The leaves have long stalks with one at the end and two on the opposite side.

Dlium Mung bean (Vigna radiata)


The leaves have a heart or oval shape, white hair, blunt base, pointed tip, flat margin, top side has a green color with light or white ornaments in a triangular shape. A main vein in the middle with several smaller pinnate veins.

Flowers have long stalks, semicircular with the center having a bent shape towards the front and bright yellow. The fruit is pod-shaped, slightly curved and white-haired.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Genus: Vigna
Species: Vigna radiata
Varieties: Vigna radiata var. radiata, Vigna radiata var. setulosa, Vigna radiata var. sublobata

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