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Papilionaceae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Plantae.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Papilionaceae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Abelia

A genus in the Kingdom Animalia. [more]

Bolusanthus

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Calpurnia

Calpurnia can refer to: [more]

Carmichaelia

Carmichaelia (New Zealand Broom) is a genus of 24 plant species belonging to Fabaceae, the legume family. All but one species are native to New Zealand. The exception, , is native to Lord Howe Island and must have dispersed from New Zealand. [more]

Chamaecytisus

Chamaecytisus is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. It may be synonymous with Cytisus. [more]

Eutaxia

Eutaxia is a genus of the family . They are native to Australia. Most are endemic to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia, but a few are distributed throughout mainland Australia. [more]

Glycine

Perennial climbing or erect annual herb. Leaf trifoliolate; stipules and stipels present. Inflorescence racemose or paniculate, sometimes flowers fascicled or solitary. Calyx 2-lipped, the upper lip composed of 2 almost united sepals, the lower lip of 3 sepals. Vexillum slightly auriculate at the base, glabrous. Stamens monadelphous, sometimes the vexillary stamen becoming free with age, anthers uniform. Ovary many ovuled, style glabrous, stigma terminal. Fruit linear or oblong, straight or falcate, more or less septate between seeds. Seed with short lateral hilum, with a small scale-like aril.[1] [more]

Goodia

Goodia is a in the pea family, Fabaceae. The genus consists of two species, both native to Australia: [more]

Hardenbergia

Hardenbergia is a small genus of leguminous vines from Australia. The genus was named in honour of , by English botanist George Bentham, in 1837. [more]

Lablab

Lablab purpureus (syn. Dolichos lablab L., Dolichos purpureus L., L. niger Medikus, L. lablab (L.) Lyons, Vigna aristata Piper, and L. vulgaris (L.) Savi), commonly known as the hyacinth bean, Indian bean, seim (Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago), Egyptian bean, njahi (in the Kikuyu language of Kenya), bulay (Tagalog), bataw (Bisaya), or d?u v?n (Vietnamese), a species of bean in the family Fabaceae, is widespread as a food crop throughout the tropics, especially in Africa, India and Indonesia. A traditional food plant in Africa, this little-known vegetable has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. It is called avarekaalu (Kannada: ????????) in Karnataka and it is very famous for its curry (avarekalu saaru), salad (avarekaalu usli), it is added for upma (avrekaalu uppittu), and for Akki rotti (flatbread made with rice flour) to make it more delicious. Sometimes the outer peel of the seed is taken out and the inner soft part is used for a variety of dishes. That form, hitakubele avarekalu, means pressed (hitaku) hyancinth bean. It is called avarai (????) or mochai (?????? - synonymous with ????) in Tamil. In western Maharashtra, especially Konkan region, these beans are grown as vaal (???). [more]

Petalostemum

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Philenoptera

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Podolobium

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Pongamia

Pongamia is a genus of in the Fabaceae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Sphaerolobium

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Styphnolobium

Styphnolobium is a small genus of three or four species of small trees and shrubs in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, formerly included within a broader interpretation of the genus Sophora. The species of Styphnolobium differ from Sophora in lacking the ability to form symbioses with rhizobia (nitrogen fixing bacteria) on their roots. They also differ from the related genus Calia (mescalbeans) in having deciduous leaves and flowers in axillary, not terminal, racemes. The leaves are pinnate, with 9-21 leaflets, and the flowers in pendulous racemes similar to those of the Black locust. [more]

Tipuana

Tipuana belongs to subfamily Faboideae of the legume family Fabaceae. It has sessile leaves, and produces samara (fruit). [more]

Viminaria

Viminaria juncea is the single species in the genus Viminaria endemic to . The genus is in the family Fabaceae. It is colloquially known as native broom after its resemblance to the related European Broom plants. [more]

At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Viminaria.

More info about the Genus Viminaria may be found here.

Footnotes

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  1. "Glycine". in Flora of Pakistan Page 255. Published by Science Press (Beijing) and Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Online at EFloras.org.

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Last Revised: August 23, 2014
2014/08/23 08:19:03