family Leguminosae

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Related to family Leguminosae: family Fabaceae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Habitat: An evergreen tree member of the family Leguminosae that grows to about 10m in indifferent soil throughout the Mediterranean region and is now naturalised in any warm temperate area of the world.
It is a non-digestible polysaccharide complex and is soluble in water, which is derived from the dried exudates obtained from the stems and branches of natural strains of Acacia Senegal or Acacia seyal (family leguminosae) with a gummy texture.
Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) belongs to family Leguminosae, sub family Papilionaceae and tribe Cicereae.
Microberlinia brazzavillensis of the Family Leguminosae
Sheppard said African blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon of the Family Leguminosae) is the most expensive, legally available tonewood for import and export.
Liquorice is root of Glycerrhiza glabra belonging to family Leguminosae. It contains majorly triterpenoid saponin glycyrrhizin and few flavonoids.
The family leguminosae is a large and economically important family of flowering plants and has traditionally been divided into three subfamilies Papilionoideae (Faboideae), Caesalpinioideae, and Mimosoideae.
It belongs to the family Leguminosae and it is often included in rice or corn-based crop rotation to replenish nitrogen, improve soil fertility and control pests and diseases.

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