Crop Group 015: Pulses

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
all commodities in Group 015 Pulses VD 0070 Dry beans and Dry Peas

Subgroup 014A, Dry beans

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 015A VD 2065
Adzuki bean (dry) VD 0560 Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi&Ohashi syn: Phaseolus angularis (Willd.) W. Wight
African yam bean (dry) VD 2894 Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst. Ex A. Rich.) Harms
Beans (Phaseolus spp.) (dry) VD 0071 Phaseolus spp.; several species and cultivars, several species and cultivars; several species and cultivars
Beans (Vigna spp.) (dry) VD 2891 Vigna spp.; several species and cultivars, several species and cultivars; several species and cultivars
Broad bean (dry) VD 0523 Vicia faba L, subsp. faba, var. faba Syn: V. faba L. var. major (Harz) Beck Faba bean (dry), Horse bean (dry) yes
Common bean (dry) VD 0526 Phaseolus vulgaris L. Cranberry bean, Dwarf bean, Field bean (dry), Kidney bean (dry), Navy bean (dry), Black Turtle Bean (dry), Pinto bean, borlotti bean; French bean, see Group 014: Legume vegetables; Haricot bean, see Common bean, Group 014: Legume vegetables.
Common vetch VD 2892 Vicia sativa L.
Cowpea (dry) VD 0527 Vigna unguiculata (L.)Walp, syn: V. sinensis (L.) Savi ex Hassk., Dolichos sinensis L. Black-eyed pea, Catjang (dry), Southern pea; Green beans, see Group 014: Legume vegetables; Runner bean, see Common bean, Group 014: Legume vegetables
Goa bean (dry) VD 0530 Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC.
Guar (dry) VD 0525 Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.)Taub, syn: C. psoralioides (lam.) DC. Garden pea, see Group 014: Legume vegetables
Horse gram VD 0562 Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc. syn: Dolichosuni florus Lam., D. biflorusauct. non L.
Jack bean, (dry) VD 0532 Canavalia ensiformis (L.) DC.
Lablab bean (dry) VD 0531 Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet spp. purpureus syn: Dolichos lablab L., Lablab niger Medik, L. vulgaris Savi Bonavist bean (dry), Hyacinth bean (dry)
Lima bean (dry) VD 0534 Phaseolus lunatus L., syn: Ph. limensis Macf., Ph. inamoenus L. Butter bean (dry), Sieve bean (dry)
Lupin (dry) VD 0545 Lupinus spp., sweet spp. varieties and cultivars; sweet spp. varieties and cultivars with a low alkaloid content
Morama bean (dry) VD 2893 Tylosema esculentum (Burch.) A. Schreib.
Moth bean (dry) VD 0535 Vigna aconitifolius (Jacq.) Verde. syn: Phaseolus aconitifolius Jacq., Ph. trilobus Ait Mat bean (dry)
Mung bean (dry) VD 0536 Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek, var. radiata, syn: Phaseolus aureus Roxb Green gram (dry)
Rice bean (dry) VD 0539 Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi&Ohashi, syn: V. calcarata (Roxb.) Kurz, Phaseolus calcaratus Roxb.
Scarlet runner bean (dry) VD 0540 Phaseolus coccineus L.
Soya bean (dry) VD 0541 Glycine max (L.) Merr. Soya bean black (dry), Soybean (dry)
Sword bean (dry) VD 2898 Canavaliagladiata (Jacq.) DC.
Tepary bean (dry) VD 0564 Phaseolus acutifolius Gray, var. acutifolius Syn: Phaseolus acutifolius Gray, var. latifolius Freem.
Thick bean VD 2894 Vicia faba L. var. minuta (hort. Ex Alef.) Mansf
Urd bean(dry) VD 0521 Phaseolus mungo L., Syn: Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper Mucuna Pruriens (L.) DC. Black gram (dry)
Velvet bean (dry) VD 2852 Mucuna Pruriens (L.) DC.
Vetches VD 2895 Vicia villosa (Roth) Syn: V. villosaspp. dasycarpa (Ten.) Cavil., Vicia narbonensis L., Vicia benghalensis L. Hairy vetch, Narbon vetch, Purple Vetch
Winged pea (dry) VD 0543 Lotus tetragonolobus L. syn: Tetragonolobus purpureus Moench
Yardlong bean (dry) VD 2896 Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. Subsp. Unguiculata forma group sesquipedalis

Subgroup 014B, Dry peas

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 015B VD 2066
Chick-pea (dry) VD 0524 Cicer arietinum L. Garbanzo bean, Gram (dry)
Field pea (dry) VD 0561 Pisum sativum L., subsp. sativum var. arvense (L.) Poir. syn: Pisum arvense L. Pea (dry), Wrinkled pea (dry) yes
Grass-pea (dry) VD 2860 Lathyrus sativus L. Chickling vetch (dry)
Lentil (dry) VD 0533 Lens culinaris Medik subsp. Culinaris syn: Lens esculenta Moench., Ervum lens L.
Peas (Pisum spp.) (dry) VD 0072 Pisum spp. several species and cultivars
Pigeon pea (dry) VD 0537 Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. syn: C. Indicus Spreng. Angola pea (dry), Cajan pea (dry), Red gram (dry)

Subgroup 015C, Dry underground pulses

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 015C VD 2067
Bambara groundnut (dry seed) VD 0520 Vigna subterranea (L.) Verde., syn: Voandzeia subterranea (L.) Thou.
Kersting’s groundnut (dry) VD 0563 Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Marcechal & Baudet, syn: Kerstingiella geocarpa Harms. Geocarpa groundnut or Geocarpa bean (dry)