Mucuna pruriens

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Mucuna pruriens

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Mucuna pruriens f

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Fabaceae – the velvet bean, a legume, native to Africa and tropical Asia, used as a food and forage source, as a toxin, and for medicinal purposes, the seed pods of which have a dense covering of bristles that cause skin irritation when touched..

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