Flower NameBlack soybean
Formal NameGlycine max 'kuromame'
Alias黒大豆, 黒豆, Black beans
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).
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf typeTernate-Compound Leaf
ColorPink, Violet, White
SeasonJul Aug Sep Oct
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.8