Herb: Lima Bean


Latin name: Phaseolus lunatus


Family: Leguminosae



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial Climber


Flovering:
July to
September

Known hazards of Phaseolus lunatus:

The raw mature seed is poisonous. The toxic principle is hydrocyanic acid and this is destroyed by thoroughly cooking the seed.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.