Cyamopsis psoraloides DC. Leguminosae.
East Indies. This species is cultivated about Bombay for the sake of the pods which are eaten like French beans, and is grown also by the natives of Burma who esteem it a good vegetable. Wight says "the young beans are with reason much prized by the natives as a culinary pulse and merit more attention from Europeans, as they are a pleasant and delicate vegetable."
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.