family Leguminosae


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Related to family Leguminosae: family Fabaceae
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Noun1.family Leguminosae - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean podsfamily Leguminosae - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Arachis, genus Arachis - a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
Brya, genus Brya - genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood
Centrolobium, genus Centrolobium - a genus of Centrolobium
Coumarouna, Dipteryx, genus Coumarouna, genus 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; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
genus Physostigma, Physostigma - African woody vines: calabar beans
Caesalpiniaceae, family Caesalpiniaceae - spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily 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; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
Papilionoideae, subfamily 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
order Rosales, Rosales - in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae

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