Yam bean (Shakalu)

Yam bean (Shakalu)


Indian name: Shakalu
Scientific name: Pachyrhizus tuberosa
Part used: Underground stem

Systematic position:
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Genus: Pachyrhizus
Species: P. tuberosa

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