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Mucuna pruriens v. utilis

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 39207

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Mucuna pruriens v. utilis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence: RED-VIOLET, racemes to 30cm.
Fruit: dark velut. oblong pod
Foliage: 3 ovate lfts. 19x17cm
Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
Mucuna pruriens v. utilis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Mucuna pruriens v. utilis are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Mucuna pruriens v. utilis:
Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna pruriens v utilis ssp d, 

Common names for Mucuna pruriens v. utilis:

Benghal Bean,  Cowhage,  Florida Bean,  Samtbohne,  Velvet Bean, 


Mucuna pruriens v. utilis is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

2:   Wants
We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
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39:   Climbing Plant Seeds
61:   Economic Fodder Plant Seed List
73:   East Asian Native and Introduced Plants
98:   Erosion Control Plant Seed List
131:   Toxic Plants
Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.
163:   Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.


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Germination guide for Mucuna pruriens v. utilis

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Mucuna pruriens v. utilis seeds will usually germinate in 21-90 days.
Sow Mucuna pruriens v. utilis seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.


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