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Table 4 List of landraces, their seed characteristics, and corresponding folk varieties according to sociolinguistic groups in the study area

From: Folk taxonomy and traditional uses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces by the sociolinguistic groups in the central region of the Republic of Benin

No. of landrace Seed’s morphological description Folk varieties (sociolinguistic group)
1 Large flat seed with white seed coat color - Akpakoun wéwé (Fon, Mahi) - Akpakoun wéwé gaga (Fon, Mahi) - Kpalagui (Ifè) - Kpalakoun founfoun (Idaatcha, Tchabé) - Kpakpalaegui (Adja, Nago)
2 Small shiny seed with red seed coat color - Akpakoun vovo (Fon, Mahi) - Kpalakoun kpikpa (Idaatcha, Nago) - Kpankoui rouge (Adja) - Kpokpodo (Tchabè)
3 Small round seed with brown seed coat color and dark hilum color - Séssé (Fon, Mahi, Idaatcha, Tchabè, Nago, Ifé)
4 Small flat seed with white seed coat color - Akpalakoun founfoun (Idaatcha, Tchabè, Ifé) - Akpakoun wéwé winiwini (Fon, Mahi) - Kpankoui wéwé (Adja)
5 Small seed with marginal seed coat speckled of red and a red color around hilum - Akpakoun sonhouékan (Fon) - Sèkpavikoun (Mahi) - Alawoaho (Tchabé)
6 Small seed with red broad striped seed coat pattern and red color around hilum - Akapkoun rouge (Mahi, Nago)
7 Small seed with brown seed coat and red color around the hilum - Akpakoun djihikoun (Fon, Mahi) - Ewaarigui (Nago)
8 Small seed with black broad striped seed coat pattern and black color around hilum Akpakoun wiwi (Fon)
9 Large seed with black seed coat - Sonouhoué (Mahi) - Ewoudjè (Tchabé) - Kpankoui wiwi (Adja)
10 Small flat shiny brown seeds with black color around hilum Mitoyikoun (Fon, Mahi)
11 Large flat seed with red seed coat Akpakoun kpikpa (Tchabé, Idaatcha)
12 Small white smooth seed with black color around hilum Akpalakoun wéwé (Idaatcha, Ifé)