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Basic Collection Information and Status
Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus, Fabaceae)
Cultural Affiliation   Hopi
Collection Site   Arizona, United States (latitude: 32°; altitude: 2,500 ft / 800 m)
Collection Year   n/a
Accession Status   Active
Catalog Information and Instructions
Maasi HatiqoPL080
“Hopi Gray Lima.” Light beige beans, plain or mottled with black. Seeds sometimes sprouted and used in ceremonies. May have good resistance to Mexican Bean Beetle.
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Collection Site
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The Native Seeds/SEARCH digital photo collection for this accession is provided below.
P17-006 CC'22 S1P17-006 CC'22 S2P17-006 CF05 Fl1P17-006 CF05 Fl2P17-006 CF05 FrP17-006 CF05 LP17-006 CF05 PP17-006 CF05 S1P17-006 Original S
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Characterization and Evaluation
The table below lists observations of this accession's characteristics (why are characters sometimes listed more than once
?For some accessions, observations of a particular trait have been recorded over more than one season or location; these are indicated by the different values in the Lot column.
CharacterObservationLot, Frequency and CommentsCharacter Description (Source and Code)
color of flower keelLight green/creamlot: CF ’05 (Bioversity 6.2.2)
color of flower standardLight greenlot: CF ’05Upper inside of standard. (Bioversity 6.2.3)
color of flower wingsCreamlot: CF ’05 (Bioversity 4.2.3)
growth habitIndeterminate climbinglot: CF ’05 (Bioversity 2.1600000000000001421: 3)
leaflet shapeOval-lanceolate (more oval)lot: CF ’05The third terminal leaflet in leaf; based on the relationship between the length (l) and width (l). (Bioversity 4.1.2: 4)
pod beak shapeLong apexlot: CF ’05In immature but fully developed pod. (Bioversity 6.2.11: 3)
pod colorBrownlot: CF ’05In mature pods. (Bioversity 4.2.6: 1)
pod curvatureSlight-fully curvedlot: CF ’05In immature but fully developed pod. (Bioversity 4.2.4: 5)
pod dehiscenceDehiscinglot: CF ’05At maturity. (Bioversity 6.2.14: 1)
Lima Bean IntroductionCultivation InstructionsSeed Saving Instructions
Growing as perennial vines in their native tropical environment, lima beans are broad, flat beans eaten green or dried. Plants are tolerant of salt and alkaline soils.Plant in spring or with summer rains, 1" deep and 6" apart or in basins. These long season plants will produce until frost, although production slows in the hot dry months. Trellis vines, or allow room to sprawl.This annual is mainly self-pollinating. Varieties should be separated by 40 feet (12 m). Dried pods can be harvested throughout the growing season, or harvest whole plants.
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