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The genus Clitoria contains around 66 perennial or evergreen shrubs and twining vine species native to temperate and tropical regions such as Madagascar and Southeast Asia. They are commonly consumed as food and used for dying foods. The genus is named after the flowers resemblance to the human vulva. Flowers are large and showy, around 4cm long and 3cm wide, in colours of purple, blue, pink and white.
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Grown for their large, pea-like flowers.