Phaseolus vulgaris (Common names)

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Phaseolus vulgaris French bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris runner bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris wax bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris bush bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris climbing bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris dry bean (Common names)

Phaseolus vulgaris pop bean (Common names)

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Names in common use

  • English: French bean, kidney bean, haricot bean
  • German: Gartenbohne; Fisole (Au)
  • Dutch: boon (pl. bonen), gewone boon
  • Swedish: böna
  • Danish: bønne
  • Norwegian: bønne
  • Icelandic:

  • French: haricot, haricot commun
  • Italian: fagiolo
  • Spanish: frijol, judía; caraota, poroto
  • Catalan: mongetera, fesolera, bajoquera / mongeta, fesol
  • Portuguese: feijoeiro / feijão (pl. feijões)
  • Romanian: fasole

  • Russian: фасоль, фасоль обыкновенная - fasolj obyknovennaja
  • Polish: fasola, fasola zwykła
  • Czech: fazol, fazol obyčejný
  • Slovak: fazul'a obyčajná
  • Bulgarian: фасул, боб
  • Croatian: grah, pasulj
  • Serb: пасуљ
  • Slovenian: fižol

  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian:
  • Albanian: fasule (fasulja with the article), groshë
  • Greek: φασόλι, φασολιά, φασουλιά - fasoli, fasolia, fasoulia
  • Turkish: fasulye
  • Maltese:
  • Hungarian: veteménybab, paszuly, paszulybab
  • Finnish: torapapu
  • Estonian:

Sources and commentaries

Beans may be named according to many criteria: growth type (bush / climbing) or product: young pods (French bean, wax bean), form and colour of seed (kidney, pea), popping seeds (pop bean). Most popular names are limited to one or the other use, and it is difficult to assign them to a particular group. MC

  • Rumanian
    • regional names: mazăre, păsulă (Borza)
  • Turkish
    • fasulya (Bedevian)