Dolichos

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Dolichos

An ancient Greek unit of length approximately equivalent to 2,219 meters.
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In the current study, the behavior of pigeon pea flours in response to increased salt concentration resembled that of hyacinth bean, but on the other hand they differed from phaseolus and cowpea.
Hyacinth bean vine forms a dense green canopy; lots of violet, sweet pea-like flowers are followed by ornamental purple pods.
Lightweight vines, such as hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab) or climbing nasturtium, could be substituted for sweet peas in a similar scenario.
Large vines, such as cathedral bells and hyacinth bean vine, need sturdy supports.