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Table 3 Pigeonpea generic names variation across sociolinguistic groups

From: On-farm management and participatory evaluation of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millspaugh) diversity across the agro-ecological zones of the Republic of Benin

Sociolinguistic groups Designations Meanings
Adja Ekloui, Kloui Common name
Bariba, Peulh Wotiri Pod-producing erected tree
Biali Tissi Tounan Referring to cowpea
Boo Blacia Referring to cowpea
Fon, Mahi Hounkoun, Kloué, Klouékoun Referring to cowpea
Holly, Yoruba Otini Common name
Idaasha Colo Common name
Nago, Dendi Otili Pod-producing tree
Somba Itoun Referring to cowpea