phaseolus coccineus

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Related to phaseolus coccineus: Phaseolus multiflorus, scarlet runner beans
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scarlet runner beans

scarlet runner beans

Brilliant red flowers are very tasty, can be used as a garnish in soups, salads. Beans need to be cooked since they contain toxic lectin .
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FOODIE FAVOURITE: My all-time favourite has to be the scarlet runner bean, known scientifically as Phaseolus coccineus, which originated in Central America
When the scarlet runner bean, Phaseolus coccineus, was first introduced from Mexico it was grown purely as a decorative plant and was regarded as an exotic and tender thing.
The influence of heavy metal stress on the level of some flavonols in the pri mary leaves of Phaseolus coccineus.