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Definition of the noun leguminosae
What does leguminosae mean as a name of something?
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- a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Acaciaceae / family Acaciaceae / Aspalathaceae / family Aspalathaceae / Astragalaceae / family Astragalaceae / Caesalpiniaceae / family Caesalpiniaceae / Cassiaceae / family Cassiaceae / Ceratoniaceae / family Ceratoniaceae / Detariaceae / family Detariaceae / Hedysaraceae / family Hedysaraceae / Inocarpaceae / family Inocarpaceae / Leguminosae / family Leguminosae / Mimosaceae / family Mimosaceae / Papilionaceae / family Papilionaceae / Phaseolaceae / family Phaseolaceae / Swartziaceae / family Swartziaceae / Viciaceae / family Viciaceae / Fabaceae
- synonyms of Leguminosae: family Fabaceae / family Leguminosae / legume family / pea family
- more generic term: rosid dicot family = a family of dicotyledonous plants
- member of: order Rosales / Rosales = in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
- leguminous plant / legume = an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
- genus Arachis / Arachis = a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground
- genus Brya / Brya = genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region
- genus Centrolobium / Centrolobium = a genus of Centrolobium
- genus Coumarouna / genus Dipteryx / Coumarouna / Dipteryx = tropical American trees: tonka beans
- genus Hymenaea / Hymenaea = genus of tropical American timber trees
- genus Melilotus = Old World herbs: the sweet clovers
- genus Swainsona / Swainsona = a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas
- genus Trifolium / Trifolium = any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets
- family Mimosaceae / Mimosaceae = family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch
- subfamily Mimosoideae / Mimosoideae = alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
- genus Physostigma / Physostigma = African woody vines: calabar beans
- family Caesalpiniaceae / Caesalpiniaceae = spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia
- subfamily Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpinioideae = alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
- locust tree / locust = any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae
- genus Tamarindus / Tamarindus = widely cultivated tropical trees originally of Africa
- family Papilionacea / Papilionaceae = leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas
- subfamily Papilionoideae / Papilionoideae = alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
- wild pea = any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines
- bean plant / bean = any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Phrases with Leguminosae
Phrases starting with the word Leguminosae:
Phrases ending with the word Leguminosae:
- family leguminosae
- Senegalella Leguminosae
- Stomiopeltis Leguminosae
- Pseudotorymus Leguminosae
- Septoriomyces Leguminosae
- Phyllobathelium Leguminosae
- Species Senegalella Leguminosae
- Species Septoriomyces Leguminosae
- Species Phyllobathelium Leguminosae
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Leguminosae
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A Multi-disciplinary Case Study in Human Adaptation by Elizabeth Righter
• Seed Type 9 Leguminosae is a medium- sized ...
Plant Diversity, Biogeography, and Conservation by R. Toby Pennington, James A. Ratter
Leguminosae is the best represented family in the caatinga, with 293 species in 77 genera, and comprises almost one-third of the total plant diversity there. The geographical distribution patterns of its taxa define seven major centres of ...
The Green Bean Book – Growing Bush, Pole Beans For Beginning Gardeners by Paul R. Wonning
Leguminosae is an older name, still used, which is a Latin term that refers to the fruit. The Fabaceae family is a large family that consists of annual, perennial plants, trees, vines and herbs. It is the third largest plant family with 630 genera and ...
Nitrogen Fixation (1998)
by John Postgate
The legumes The Leguminosae is a family of flowering plants found in both temperature and tropical zones. Botanists believe that they were originally tropical. They range from small but widespread plants such as clover, through flowering ...
The Annotated Origin (2009)
A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, James T. Costa
Leguminosae is an older botanical name for legumes, plants of the bean family. This is a large and diverse family, called Fa- baceae today (after the common bean genus, Faba, which also happens to be the Latin word for bean). 2 Darwin's ...
by Dietrich Werner, William E. Newton
INTRODUCTION The Leguminosae is the third largest family of flowering plants. One of its most widely recognised features is the ability of many species to form a symbiotic relationship ...
by Pawan K. Jaiwal, Rana P. Singh
PREFACE Leguminosae is the second most important family of flowering plants next to Graminae as a source of human and animal food. These plants are a rich source of inexpensive protein which forms an important part of vegetarian diets ...
by Toshiyuki Nagata, Satoshi Tabata
NISHIMURA2 1 Introduction Leguminosae is the third largest family of the angiosperms.The family includes the remarkable biodiversity ranging over the levels of the morphology, secondary metabolites, seed proteins, ...
Fortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe / Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products (1997)
by W. Herz, T. Fukai, T. Nomura, R. E. Moore, G. W. Kirby
The Leguminosae is an economically important family in the Dicotyledonae with many cultivated species, e.g., beans and peas. The family also contains many well-known medicinal plants. It is composed of 17,000 or more species that ...
Flora's Dictionary (1833)
by Elizabeth Washington Wirt
Decandria Leguminosae same. Ladies' Slipper 20| Gynandria . Diandria . . Orchideae *Lagerstraemia. 13|Polyandria . Monogynia . Calycanthemae . Salicaria.
Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette
Macrolobium inaequale Little Leguminosae NW South America (Colombia, Ecuador: Esmeraldas) L ti (very hard) e unequal macrolobium f macrolobium inégal s nato de río (Ecuador) 8908 Macrolobium ischnocalyx Harms Leguminosae ...
A Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)
by John Christopher Willis
Leguminosae (1. 5). 40 sp. trop., esp. Am. P. rigida Benth. (Brazil) yields Angico gum used like gum-arabic. Piptanthus Sweet. Leguminosae (m. 2). 1 sp. Himalaya. Pircunia Bert. = Phytolacca Linn. Pirola Neck. = Pyrola Tourn. Pirus Hall.
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Abata, Albizia zygia (Leguminosae subfam. Mimosoideae). A tree 5-30 m. high, crown spreading, bark rough or smooth. Leaves bipinnate, leaflets of 2 distal pairs of pinnae 2-5 pairs. Flowers subsessile, pedicels puberulous; calyx 2-4 mm.
by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright
Leguminosae; Tribe, Galegeae. Allied to Galega.) C. cane'scens. 1. Purple. May. Swan River. Greenhouse evergreen.
by sir William Smith
Leguminosae abound in all situations, especially the genera Trifolium, Trigonella , Medicago, Lotus, Vicia, and Orobus, in the richer soils, and Astragalus in enormous profusion in the drier and more barren districts. The latter genus is indeed ...
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