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Herbarium Sheet Series 2: Hyacinth Bean/ Rymbai Lyngkhap/ Toh Tari/ Na.kap

Updated: Aug 26, 2023




Kum shi bynta jong ka jingrakhe ïa ka International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, kane ka dei ka herbarium sheet jong u sla Ri ne u Rymbai Lyngkhap ne u Toh Tari (Pnar). Une u dei u jhur uba bunsien ngi ju shet kylla bad ka dohkha.


Genus/ Species: Lablab purpureus

Family: Fabaceae

Common Name: Hyacinth Bean/ Rymbai Lyngkhap/ Toh Tari/ Na.kap

Habitat: Garden

Location: New Kenche's Trace, Shillong, Meghalaya

Collected by: Daniel Ebor Challam

Collection Date: 16th July, 2023

Collection#: 78



Khublei Shibun @micromotives ïa kine ki herbarium sheet ki ban sa post ha kane ka taïew! 🌱😄🍃
As part of the celebration of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, this is a herbarium sheet of the leaf of Hyacinth Bean sent by @micromotives. The Khasi community usually cooks Hyacinth Bean as a curry with fish.

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