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Faboideae

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Kingdom  Plantae
Scientific name  Faboideae
Rank  Subfamily
Order  Fabales
Higher classification  Legumes
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Lower classifications  Pea, Clover, Common Bean, Dalbergia, Vetches

The Faboideae are a subfamily of the flowering plant family Fabaceae or Leguminosae. An acceptable alternative name for the subfamily is Papilionoideae, or Papilionaceae when this group of plants is treated as a family.

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This subfamily is widely distributed, and members are adapted to a wide variety of environments. Faboideae may be trees, shrubs, or herbaceous plants. Members include the pea, the sweet pea, the laburnum, and other legumes. The flowers are classically pea-shaped, and root nodulation is very common.

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Genera

The type genus, Faba, is a synonym of Vicia, and is listed here as Vicia.

Systematics

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Modern molecular phylogenetics recommend a clade-based classification of Faboideae as a superior alternative to the traditional tribal classification of Polhill:


Note: Minor branches have been omitted.

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References

Faboideae Wikipedia


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