Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus erosus)

  • Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus Erosus)
    Credit: Taken by Fanghong | Own work | License: PD US Government
  • Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus Erosus)
    Credit: Taken by Fanghong | Own work | License: PD
  • Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus Erosus)
    Credit: Eric in SF | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus Erosus)
    Credit: Hariadhi | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus Erosus)
    Credit: Midori | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.1-JP CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL

Pachyrhizus Erosus, or more commonly know as Yam Bean, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Pachyrhizus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Pachyrhizus Erosus or Yam Bean's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Pachyrhizus
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I) VI (I)

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