Flower Database

Black soybean

Basic information
Flower Name
Black soybean
Formal Name
Glycine max 'kuromame'
Alias
黒大豆, 黒豆, Black beans
Habitat
China 
Morph
annual grass
Comment
Black soybeans (scientific name: Glycine max 'Kuromame'), are annual grass of the fabaceae family native to China. Because a blackish pigment is included, it becomes black, but the ingredient to be included in does not change with a soybean. Depends on the breed in the summer, white, pale pink, pale purple flowers blooming and pod-shaped fruit in autumn, from autumn to winter black harvest the ripe fruit. Typical varieties are large been's type' Tanba black' and small type 'Black Sengoku'. Beans boiled with sugar to traditional cooking methods. Also sprout mung (green beans) as well as of materials.
Generic name: Black soybeans, Scientific name: Glycine max, Origin: China, height: 30-100 cm, flowers long:0.5-0.8cm, color: white, pale pink pale purple (different varieties), flowering: culminated in October, from July: from September to October, harvest period: 12 months from October (varietal), use: boiled beans, Edamame (young fruit).
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Glycine
Species
G. max
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
field
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.8