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Botanical Name: Glycine max
Common Name(s): Soybean, Soya bean
An annual that bears compound foliage with 3 oval leaflets. The pea-flowers can be in shades of white, purple or pink. Fruit is a flattened legume or pod, that contain 2-4 beans. One of the world’s most important oilseed crops and a staple food in Asia.
Botanical pronunciation: gly-SEE-nee maks
This plant bears pea-flowers in shades of white, purple or pink.
This plant has compound foliage with 3 oval leaflets.
Fruit is a flattened legume or pod, that contain 2-4 beans.
0.2-2.0 m *
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