Scientific name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Bean, seed or pod of certain leguminous plants of the family Fabaceae.
The genera Phaseolus and Vigna have several species each of well-known beans,
though a number of economically important species can be found in various genera throughout the family.
Rich in protein and providing moderate amounts of iron, thiamin, and riboflavin,
beans are used worldwide for cooking in either fresh or dried form.