Lathyrus


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Noun1.Lathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchlingLathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
vetchling - any of various small plants of the genus Lathyrus; climb usually by means of tendrils
everlasting pea - any of several perennial vines of the genus Lathyrus
broad-leaved everlasting pea, Lathyrus latifolius, perennial pea - perennial climber of central and southern Europe having purple or pink or white flowers; naturalized in North America
beach pea, Lathyrus japonicus, Lathyrus maritimus, sea pea - wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder
black pea, Lathyrus niger - perennial of Europe and North Africa; foliage turns black in drying
grass vetch, grass vetchling, Lathyrus nissolia - annual European vetch with red flowers
Lathyrus odoratus, sweet pea, sweetpea - climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers
Lathyrus palustris, marsh pea - scrambling perennial of damp or marshy areas of Eurasia and North America with purplish flowers
common vetchling, Lathyrus pratensis, meadow pea, yellow vetchling - scrambling perennial Eurasian wild pea having yellowish flowers and compressed seed pods; cultivated for forage
grass pea, Indian pea, khesari, Lathyrus sativus - European annual grown for forage; seeds used for food in India and for stock elsewhere
Lathyrus splendens, pride of California - shrubby California perennial having large pink or violet flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
Lathyrus sylvestris, narrow-leaved everlasting pea, flat pea - European perennial with mottled flowers of purple and pink; sometimes cultivated for fodder or as green manure
Lalthyrus tingitanus, Tangier pea, Tangier peavine - North African annual resembling the sweet pea having showy but odorless flowers
earthnut pea, earth-nut pea, heath pea, Lathyrus tuberosus, tuberous vetch - European herb bearing small tubers used for food and in Scotland to flavor whiskey
Lathyrus vernus, spring vetchling, spring vetch - bushy European perennial having nodding racemose violet-blue flowers
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If you have a trellis that is in search of a vine, plant a native sweet pea, Lathyrus splendens ``Pride of California,'' at the base of the trellis.
In this study, I examine how the history of individuals influences their future performance, population dynamics, and life cycle structure in the long-lived herb Lathyrus vernus.
I can see the places where last year we had the Lathyrus odoratus and the intensely pink Tangier pea, Lathyrus tingitanus.
In this study, fractional paternity procedures were used to examine patterns of pollen movement over two years within two sites of Lathyrus latifolius, a bumblebee-pollinated, self-compatible perennial legume.
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The original's name is Lathyrus odoratus 'Matucana', grown by the Sicilian monk Francis Cupani.
The presented study describes developmental and cytochemical features of female gametophyte in Lathyrus undulatus Boiss.
Of course, the ultimate summer climber has to be the annual sweet pea, lathyrus odoratus, in all its wonderful variations.
If you have a cottage garden and want some scent in your borders, there are some fantastic new varieties of sweet pea for 2007, including Lathyrus odoratus 'Duo Magenta' (Unwins), a twotone variety of pink which is easily grown up a wigwam for wonderful colour in summer.
00%) in the seed of some Lathyrus species and heavy consumption can cause paralysis or Lathyrism in humans and animals.
The second example is based on 17 stage-classified matrices for another perennial forest herb, Lathyrus vernus (Ehrlen 1995).