BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

FABOIDEAE (vetches, peas and beans)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subfamily)

Astragalus danicus Retz. (Purple Milk-vetch)
Plant
Species    
Astragalus glycyphyllos L. (Wild Liquorice)
Plant
Species    
Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link (Broom) Species 2 subtaxa  
Cytisus scoparius subsp. maritimus (Rouy) Heywood (Prostrate Broom)
Plant - growing among rocks
Subspecies    
Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius (L.) Link (Broom)
Plant
Subspecies    
Dioclea reflexa (Sea Purse)
Bean - close-up
Species   1 ident refs
Dorycnium hirsutum (L.) Ser. (Canary Clover) Species    
Galega officinalis L. (Goat's-rue)
Flower heads - white
Species    
Genista L. (a genus of brooms)
Flowers Plant base Plant with flowers - in situ Shoots - close-up
Genus 5 subtaxa  
Hippocrepis comosa L. (Horseshoe Vetch)
Plant
Species    
Laburnum Fabr. (laburnums) Genus   1 ident refs
Lathyrus L. (peas)
Flowering shoot - close-up Flowers and unripe pods Flowers, leaves and fruits Leaf and flowers - close-up Plant Plant Plant - in situ Plant - vegetative parts
Genus 8 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Lotus corniculatus L. (Common Bird's-foot-trefoil, Eggs-and-bacon)
Flower buds
Species    
Lotus pedunculatus Cav. (Large Bird’S-foot-trefoil, Greater Bird's-foot-trefoil)
Flower buds
Species    
Lupinus arboreus Sims (Tree Lupin)
Plant
Species    
Medicago L. (medicks)
Flower Leaf and flower Plant Plant - in situ Seed head - side view
Genus 6 subtaxa 5 ident refs
Melilotus albus Medik. (White Melilot)
Plants growing below wire fence
Species    
Melilotus altissimus Thuill. (Tall Melilot)
Plant
Species    
Ononis L. (restharrows)
Flowering shoot - close-up Plant Plant
Genus 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Ornithopus perpusillus L. (Bird’S-foot)
Plant
Species    
Pisum sativum L. (Garden Pea) Species 1 subtaxon  
Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon (Sugar-snap Pea)
Plant
Variety    
Robinia pseudoacacia L. (False Acacia, False-acacia, Locust Tree)
Foliage against the sky
Species 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Trifolium L. (clovers)
Flower head Flower head Flower heads Flowering shoot Flowers and foliage In situ Inflorescences Leaf and flowers - close-up Plant Plant Plant Plant Plant Plant Plant - close-up Plant - close-up Plant - in situ Plant - in situ Plant in lawn Plant with massed inflorescences
Genus 19 subtaxa 7 ident refs
Ulex L. (gorses)
Flower - side view Flowering shoot and plant Plant
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Vicia L. (vetches)
Flower Flower Flower and upper leaf In situ Inflorescence - close-up Inflorescence - lateral Plant Plant Plants with flowers
Genus 10 subtaxa 2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 6 general literature references to FABOIDEAE (vetches, peas and beans)

FABOIDEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1776 feeding and other relationships of FABOIDEAE (vetches, peas and beans)

Further Information

Formerly known as (synonyms) Leguminosae or Papilionaceae
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