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Fabaceae
Flowering kudzu.jpg
Kudzu (Pueraria lobata)
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Lindl.[1] (Leguminosae Jussieu, nom. cons.).[2]
Type genus
Faba (now included in Vicia)
Mill.
Subfamilies[3]
Diversity
730 genera an 19,400 species
The biomes occupied by Fabaceae
Fabaceae distribution cairt. Legumes are foond in fower major biomes: rain forest, temperate, grass, an succulent.[4]
Synonyms

The Fabaceae or Leguminosae[5] commonly kent as the legume, pea, or bean faimily, are a lairge an economically important faimily o flouerin plants.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  2. Watson L.; Dallwitz, M. J. "[http://delta-intkey.com/angio/www/index.htm The families of flowering plants: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. Version: 1st June 2007.]". Leguminosae. Retrieved 9 February 2008. 
  3. "GRIN-CA". Retrieved 1 September 2002. 
  4. Schrire, B. D.; Lewis, G. P.; Lavin, M. (2005). "Biogeography of the Leguminosae". In Lewis, G; Schrire, G.; Mackinder, B.; Lock, M. Legumes of the world. Kew, England: Royal Botanic Gardens. pp. 21–54. ISBN 1-900347-80-6. 
  5. International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. Article 18, paragraph 5, states: "The following names, of long usage, are treated as validly published: ....Leguminosae (nom. alt.: Fabaceae; type: Faba Mill. [= Vicia L.]); … When the Papilionaceae are regarded as a family distinct from the remainder of the Leguminosae, the name Papilionaceae is conserved against Leguminosae."