black-eyed pea

The black-eyed pea, also called black-eyed bean, ChawaLie, Lobia, etc. in various languages in India, is a subspecies of the cowpea, grown around the world for its medium-sized edible bean. The bean mutates easily, giving rise to a number of varieties. The common commercial one is called the California Blackeye; it is pale-colored with a prominent black spot.

Entry Type

Legume

Plural

black-eyed peas

Aliases

• cowpea
• crowder pea
• southern pea

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