Swaziland's Flora Database:
Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet subsp. uncinatus Verdc.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Dolichos lablab - Strong but thin-stemmed twining perennial, almost hairless. Leaf-stalk straight, slender, c 4 cm long; leaflets tapering gradually to narrow point, bulging at edges, terminal with stalk up to 1,5 cm long, c 4 cm long x 3 cm wide. Flowers several spaced in raceme at end of stalk up to 10 cm long; calyx c 3 mm long, lobes short and broad; corolla c 1,3 cm long, hairless, magenta or purple. Pod flat, 3 cm long x 1,1 cm wide.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.