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Definition of the noun leguminosae

What does leguminosae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae

Phrases with Leguminosae

Phrases starting with the word Leguminosae:

  1. Leguminosae-Mim
  2. Leguminosae-Pap
  3. Leguminosae-Caes
  4. Leguminosae-Mimosoideae
  5. Leguminosae-Papilionoideae

Phrases ending with the word Leguminosae:

  1. family leguminosae
  2. Senegalella Leguminosae
  3. Stomiopeltis Leguminosae
  4. Pseudotorymus Leguminosae
  5. Septoriomyces Leguminosae
  6. Phyllobathelium Leguminosae
  7. Species Senegalella Leguminosae
  8. Species Septoriomyces Leguminosae
  9. Species Phyllobathelium Leguminosae

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Leguminosae

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Google previewThe Tutu Archaeological Village Site (2003)

A Multi-disciplinary Case Study in Human Adaptation by Elizabeth Righter

• Seed Type 9 Leguminosae is a medium- sized ...

Google previewNeotropical Savannas and Seasonally Dry Forests (2006)

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 ...

Google previewGardeners’ Guide to Growing Green Beans in the Vegetable Garden

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 ...

Google previewNitrogen 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewNitrogen Fixation in Agriculture, Forestry, Ecology, and the Environment (2006)

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 ...

Google previewApplied Genetics of Leguminosae Biotechnology (2003)

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 ...

Google previewBrassicas and Legumes From Genome Structure to Breeding (2003)

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, ...

Google previewFortschritte 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 ...

Google previewFlora's Dictionary (1833)

by Elizabeth Washington Wirt

Decandria Leguminosae same. Ladies' Slipper 20| Gynandria . Diandria . . Orchideae *Lagerstraemia. 13|Polyandria . Monogynia . Calycanthemae . Salicaria.

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewLuo 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.

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

Leguminosae; Tribe, Galegeae. Allied to Galega.) C. cane'scens. 1. Purple. May. Swan River. Greenhouse evergreen.

Google previewA dictionary of the Bible, ed. by W. Smith. [With] Appendix (1863)

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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Alcornocales N.P. Andalucia, Spain

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Small photo of Abstract blur beautiful pastel pink and white leaves on black background. Colorful leaf of Pithecellobium dulce, Manila tamarind bush, Leguminosae Mimosoideae plant - Vintage dark tone) - Soft FocusSmall photo of Herbarium sheet with Lotus ornithopodioides, the Common birdsfoot trefoil, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)Small photo of Herbarium sheet with Lotus ornithopodioides, the Common birdsfoot trefoil, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)Small photo of Herbarium sheet with Dorycnium rectum, the Greater Badassi or Erect canary clover, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)Small photo of Herbarium sheet with Melilotus indicus, the Sweet clover or Sour clover, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)Small photo of Herbarium sheet with Dorycnium pentaphyllum, the Prostrate canary clover or Badassi, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)Small photo of Herbarium sheet with Trifolium (echinatum?), the Prickly clover, family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) More...

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