Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray
Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray (1852)
Characters used to describe cultivars and genetic resources are organised in a descriptor list published by Bioversity:
This species is adapted to arid regions, from 0 to 2000 m high. Its cultivation underwent a serious decline in its area of origin, and it only survives in Mexico and Arizona. Tepari is also grown as a pulse in tropical Africa. It has been arising interest as a forage from the early 1900's. It is now grown in several hot and dry areas in the world.