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runner bean

Alan Davidson

Edited by Tom Jaine

in The Oxford Companion to Food

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199677337
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191756276
runner bean

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Phaseolus coccineus, is so called because it is a climbing plant. It has a stronger flavour and more showy flowers than the green ‘French bean’ (...

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Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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