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Fabaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 500059

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Leguminosae
 
    Acaciaceae
 
    Aspalathaceae
 
    Astragalaceae
 
    Bauhiniaceae
 
    Caesalpiniaceae
 
    Cassiaceae
 
    Ceratoniaceae
 
    Ciceraceae
 
    Coronillaceae
 
    Dalbergiaceae
 
    Daleaceae
 
    Detariaceae
 
    Galedupaceae
 
    Geoffroeaceae
 
    Hedysaraceae
 
    Inocarpaceae
 
    Lotaceae
 
    Mimosaceae
 
    Papilionaceae
 
    Phaseolaceae
 
    Swartziaceae
 
    Tamarindaceae
 
    Trifoliaceae
 
    Viciaceae
 
  Common Name(s): peas [English]
 
    legumes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderFabales   
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAbrus Adans.  
                               GenusAcacia Mill.  
                               GenusAcmispon Raf.  
                               GenusAdenanthera L. – beadtree 
                               GenusAdenocarpus DC.  
                               GenusAdesmia DC.  
                               GenusAeschynomene L. – jointvetch 
                               GenusAfzelia Sm. – mahogany 
                               GenusAlbizia Durazz.  
                               GenusAlhagi Gagnebin  
                               GenusAlysicarpus Desv. – moneywort 
                               GenusAmmopiptanthus S.H. Cheng  
                               GenusAmorpha L. – false indigo, indigobush 
                               GenusAmphicarpaea Elliott ex Nutt. – hogpeanut 
                               GenusAnadenanthera Speg.  
                               GenusAndira Juss.  
                               GenusAnthyllis L. – kidneyvetch 
                               GenusAntopetitia A. Rich.  
                               GenusApios Fabr. – groundnut 
                               GenusArachis L. – peanut 
                               GenusArchidendron F. Muell.  
                               GenusArgyrolobium Eckl. & Zeyh.  
                               GenusAspalathus L. – aspalathus 
                               GenusAstragalus L. – milkvetch, astragales, locoweed 
                               GenusBaphia Afzel. ex Lodd.  
                               GenusBaptisia Vent. – wild indigo, false indigo 
                               GenusBarbieria DC.  
                               GenusBauhinia L. – bauhinia 
                               GenusBiserrula L.  
                               GenusBituminaria Heist. ex Fabr.  
                               GenusBossiaea Vent.  
                               GenusBrongniartia Kunth – greentwig 
                               GenusBrya P. Browne – coccuswood 
                               GenusButea Roxb. ex Willd.  
                               GenusCaesalpinia L. – nicker, caesalpinia, poinciana 
                               GenusCajanus Adans.  
                               GenusCalliandra Benth. – stickpea, false mesquite 
                               GenusCalophaca Fisch. ex DC.  
                               GenusCalopogonium Desv.  
                               GenusCanavalia DC. – jackbean 
                               GenusCaragana Fabr. – peashrub 
                               GenusCarmichaelia R. Br.  
                               GenusCassia L. – cassia 
                               GenusCentrosema (DC.) Benth. – butterfly pea 
                               GenusCeratonia L.  
                               GenusCercis L. – redbud 
                               GenusChamaecrista (L.) Moench – sensitive pea 
                               GenusChamaecytisus Link  
                               GenusChapmannia Torr. & A. Gray  
                               GenusChristia Moench – island pea 
                               GenusCicer L.  
                               GenusCladrastis Raf. – yellowwood 
                               GenusClianthus Sol. ex Lindl. – glory pea 
                               GenusClitoria L. – pigeonwings 
                               GenusCodariocalyx Hassk. – tick trefoil 
                               GenusCojoba Britton & Rose  
                               GenusCologania Kunth  
                               GenusColophospermum Kirk ex J. Léonard  
                               GenusColutea L.  
                               GenusCopaifera L.  
                               GenusCoronilla L. – crownvetch 
                               GenusCorynella DC.  
                               GenusCoulteria Kunth  
                               GenusCoursetia DC. – babybonnets 
                               GenusCrotalaria L. – rattlebox 
                               GenusCrudia Schreb.  
                               GenusCullen Medik. – scurfpea 
                               GenusCyamopsis DC.  
                               GenusCynometra L.  
                               GenusCytisophyllum O. Lang  
                               GenusCytisus Desf. – broom 
                               GenusDalbergia L. f. – Indian rosewood 
                               GenusDalea L. – prairie clover, prairieclovers, prairieclover 
                               GenusDaniellia Benn.  
                               GenusDelonix Raf.  
                               GenusDendrolobium (Wight & Arn.) Benth.  
                               GenusDermatophyllum Scheele  
                               GenusDerris Lour.  
                               GenusDesmanthus Willd. – bundleflower 
                               GenusDesmodium Desv. – ticktrefoil, tick trefoil, tickclover 
                               GenusDialium L.  
                               GenusDichrostachys (DC.) Wight & Arn.  
                               GenusDillwynia Sm.  
                               GenusDioclea Kunth  
                               GenusDiphysa Jacq.  
                               GenusDipogon Liebm.  
                               GenusDipteryx Schreb.  
                               GenusDolichos L.  
                               GenusDorycnium Mill.  
                               GenusDussia Krug & Urb. ex Taub.  
                               GenusEbenopsis Britton & Rose – Texas ebony 
                               GenusEbenus L.  
                               GenusEntada Adans. – callingcard vine 
                               GenusEnterolobium Mart.  
                               GenusEriosema (DC.) Desv. – sand pea 
                               GenusErrazurizia Phil. – dunebroom 
                               GenusErythrina L.  
                               GenusErythrophleum Afzel. ex R. Br. – sasswood 
                               GenusErythrostemon Klotzsch  
                               GenusEysenhardtia Kunth – kidneywood 
                               GenusFaidherbia A. Chev. – acacia 
                               GenusFalcataria (I.C. Nielsen) Barneby & J.W. Grimes – peacocksplume 
                               GenusFlemingia Roxb. ex W.T. Aiton  
                               GenusGalactia P. Browne – milkpea 
                               GenusGalega L. – professor-weed 
                               GenusGenista L. – broom 
                               GenusGenistidium I.M. Johnst. – brushpea 
                               GenusGeoffroea Jacq.  
                               GenusGleditsia L. – locust, honeylocust 
                               GenusGliricidia Kunth – quickstick 
                               GenusGlycine Willd. – soybean 
                               GenusGlycyrrhiza L. – licorice 
                               GenusGuibourtia Benn.  
                               GenusGuilandina L.  
                               GenusGymnocladus Lam. – coffeetree 
                               GenusHaematoxylum L.  
                               GenusHalimodendron Fisch. ex DC. – salttree, Siberian sandthorn 
                               GenusHardenbergia Benth.  
                               GenusHavardia Small  
                               GenusHebestigma Urb.  
                               GenusHedysarum L. – sweetvetch, sweet vetch 
                               GenusHippocrepis L.  
                               GenusHoffmannseggia Cav. – rushpea 
                               GenusHoita Rydb. – leather-root 
                               GenusHosackia Douglas ex Benth.  
                               GenusHymenaea L.  
                               GenusHymenocarpos Savi  
                               GenusIndigofera L. – indigo 
                               GenusInga Mill.  
                               GenusInocarpus J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
                               GenusIntsia Thouars  
                               GenusKanaloa Lorence & K.R. Wood – kanaloa 
                               GenusKennedia Vent.  
                               GenusKummerowia Schindl.  
                               GenusLablab Adans.  
                               GenusLaburnum Fabr. – golden chain tree 
                               GenusLathyrus L. – sweet pea, vetchling, peavine, pea 
                               GenusLebeckia Thunb.  
                               GenusLens Mill. – lentil 
                               GenusLespedeza Michx.  
                               GenusLessertia DC.  
                               GenusLeucaena Benth. – leadtree 
                               GenusLibidibia Schltdl.  
                               GenusLonchocarpus Kunth – lancepod 
                               GenusLotononis (DC.) Eckl. & Zeyh.  
                               GenusLotus L. – trefoil, deervetch 
                               GenusLupinus L. – lupine, lupins 
                               GenusLysiloma Benth. – false tamarind 
                               GenusMaackia Rupr.  
                               GenusMachaerium Pers.  
                               GenusMacroptilium (Benth.) Urb. – bushbean 
                               GenusMacrotyloma (Wight & Arn.) Verdc.  
                               GenusMarina Liebm. – false prairie-clover 
                               GenusMariosousa Seigler & Ebinger  
                               GenusMedicago L. – alfalfa 
                               GenusMelilotus Mill. – sweetclover, sweet clover 
                               GenusMelolobium Eckl. & Zeyh.  
                               GenusMezonevron Desf.  
                               GenusMillettia Wight & Arn.  
                               GenusMimosa L. – sensitive plant, mimosa 
                               GenusMucuna Adans. – mucuna 
                               GenusMundulea DC. ex Miq.  
                               GenusMyrospermum Jacq.  
                               GenusMyroxylon L. f.  
                               GenusNeonotonia J.A. Lackey  
                               GenusNeorudolphia Britton  
                               GenusNeptunia Lour. – puff 
                               GenusNissolia Jacq. – yellowhood 
                               GenusOlneya A. Gray  
                               GenusOnobrychis Mill. – sainfoin 
                               GenusOnonis L. – restharrow 
                               GenusOrbexilum Raf. – leather-root 
                               GenusOrmosia Jacks.  
                               GenusOrnithopus L. – bird's-foot 
                               GenusOtholobium Gagnep.  
                               GenusOxylobium Andrews  
                               GenusOxyrhynchus Brandegee  
                               GenusOxytropis DC. – locoweed, crazyweed 
                               GenusPachyrhizus Rich. ex DC.  
                               GenusParaderris (Miq.) R. Geesink  
                               GenusParaserianthes I.C. Nielsen  
                               GenusParkia R. Br.  
                               GenusParkinsonia L. – paloverde 
                               GenusParochetus Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don  
                               GenusParryella Torr. & A. Gray ex A. Gray  
                               GenusPediomelum Rydb. – Indian breadroot, breadroot, scurfpea 
                               GenusPeltophorum (Vogel) Benth.  
                               GenusPentaclethra Benth.  
                               GenusPeriandra Mart. ex Benth.  
                               GenusPericopsis Thwaites  
                               GenusPeteria A. Gray  
                               GenusPhaseolus L. – bean, wild bean 
                               GenusPhilenoptera Hochst. ex A. Rich.  
                               GenusPhysostigma Balf.  
                               GenusPickeringia Nutt. – chaparral pea 
                               GenusPictetia DC.  
                               GenusPiscidia L.  
                               GenusPisum L. – pea 
                               GenusPithecellobium Mart. – blackbead 
                               GenusPlatymiscium Vogel – trebol, macawood 
                               GenusPoincianella Britton & Rose  
                               GenusPoitea Vent. – wattapama 
                               GenusPomaria Cav.  
                               GenusProsopis L. – mesquite 
                               GenusPseudarthria Wight & Arn.  
                               GenusPsophocarpus Neck. ex DC.  
                               GenusPsoralea L.  
                               GenusPsoralidium Rydb. – scurfpea, breadroot 
                               GenusPsorothamnus Rydb. – smokebush 
                               GenusPterocarpus Jacq.  
                               GenusPueraria DC. – kudzu 
                               GenusRetama Raf. – bridal broom 
                               GenusRhynchosia Lour. – snoutbean 
                               GenusRobinia L. – locust 
                               GenusRupertia J. Grimes  
                               GenusSamanea (Benth.) Merr. – raintree 
                               GenusSchizolobium Vogel – Brazilian firetree 
                               GenusSchleinitzia Warb. – strand tangantangan 
                               GenusScorpiurus L. – scorpion's-tail 
                               GenusSecurigera DC.  
                               GenusSenegalia Raf.  
                               GenusSenna Mill.  
                               GenusSerianthes Benth.  
                               GenusSesbania Scop. – riverhemp 
                               GenusSophora L. – necklacepod 
                               GenusSpartium L. – broom 
                               GenusSphaerophysa DC.  
                               GenusSphenostylis E. Mey.  
                               GenusSphinctospermum Rose  
                               GenusStahlia Bello  
                               GenusStrongylodon Vogel  
                               GenusStrophostyles Elliott – fuzzybean, fuzzy bean, wildbean 
                               GenusStryphnodendron Mart.  
                               GenusStylosanthes Sw. – pencilflower 
                               GenusStyphnolobium Schott  
                               GenusSwainsona Salisb.  
                               GenusTachigali Aubl.  
                               GenusTamarindus L. – tamarind 
                               GenusTara Molina  
                               GenusTaralea Aubl.  
                               GenusTephrosia Pers. – hoarypea 
                               GenusTeramnus P. Browne  
                               GenusThermopsis R. Br. – goldenbanner, goldenpea, golden banner 
                               GenusTicanto Adans. – gray nicker 
                               GenusTipuana (Benth.) Benth.  
                               GenusTrifolium L. – clover, trèfles 
                               GenusTrigonella L. – fenugreek 
                               GenusTripodion Medik.  
                               GenusTylosema (Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc.  
                               GenusUlex L. – gorse 
                               GenusVachellia Wight & Arn.  
                               GenusVicia L. – vetch 
                               GenusVigna Savi – cowpea 
                               GenusVirgilia Poir.  
                               GenusWiborgia Thunb.  
                               GenusWisteria Nutt. – wisteria 
                               GenusZapoteca H.M. Hern. – white stickpea 
                               GenusZornia J.F. Gmel.  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Fabaceae   
       
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Fabaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Fabaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Fabaceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146   
  Page(s): xviii + 568   
  Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books   
  Publication Place: Königstein, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-906166-48-1, 0080-0694  
  Notes: Also available on the web at http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm   
  Reference for: Fabaceae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Use of Leguminosae or Papilionaceae as a 'alternative' family names for Fabaceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:37-38), although ITIS opts to use Fabaceae instead  
 

 

   


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