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)
Genista aetnensis (Mount Etna Broom), eg: Genista aetnensis (Mount Etna Broom) - Flowers Genista anglica (Petty Whin), eg: Genista anglica var. anglica (Petty Whin) - Plant base Genista pilosa (Hairy Greenweed), eg: Genista pilosa (Hairy Greenweed) - Shoots - close-up Genista tinctoria (Dyer's Greenweed), eg: Genista tinctoria subsp. littoralis (a dyer's greenweed) - Plant with flowers - in situ
Species 5 subtaxa  
Hippocrepis comosa L. (Horseshoe Vetch)
Plant
Species    
Laburnum Fabr. (laburnums) Genus   1 ident refs
Lathyrus L. (peas)
Lathyrus aphaca (Yellow Vetchling), eg: Lathyrus aphaca (Yellow Vetchling) - Flowering shoot - close-up Lathyrus japonicus (Sea Pea), eg: Lathyrus japonicus subsp. maritimus (Sea Pea) - Flowers and unripe pods Lathyrus latifolius (Broad-leaved Everlasting-pea), eg: Lathyrus latifolius (Broad-leaved Everlasting-pea) - Plant - vegetative parts Lathyrus linifolius (Bitter-vetches), eg: Lathyrus linifolius var. montanus (Bitter-vetch) - Leaf and flowers - close-up Lathyrus nissolia (Grass Vetchling), eg: Lathyrus nissolia (Grass Vetchling) - Plant Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Vetchling), eg: Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Vetchling) - Plant Lathyrus sylvestris (Narrow-leaved Everlasting-pea), eg: Lathyrus sylvestris (Narrow-leaved Everlasting-pea) - Plant - in situ Lathyrus tuberosus (Tuberous Pea), eg: Lathyrus tuberosus (Tuberous Pea) - Flowers, leaves and fruits
Species 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)
Medicago arabica (Spotted Medick), eg: Medicago arabica (Spotted Medick) - Flower Medicago lupulina (Black Medick), eg: Medicago lupulina (Black Medick) - Leaf and flower Medicago minima (Bur Medick), eg: Medicago minima (Bur Medick) - Plant - in situ Medicago polymorpha (Toothed Medick), eg: Medicago polymorpha (Toothed Medick) - Seed head - side view Medicago sativa (Lucerne, Medick, Alfalfa), eg: Medicago sativa subsp. sativa (Lucerne, Alfalfa) - Plant
Species 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)
Ononis reclinata (Small Restharrow), eg: Ononis reclinata (Small Restharrow) - Flowering shoot - close-up Ononis repens (Common Restharrow), eg: Ononis repens (Common Restharrow) - Plant Ononis spinosa (Spiny Restharrow), eg: Ononis spinosa (Spiny Restharrow) - Plant
Species 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)
Robinia pseudoacacia
Cultivar 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Trifolium L. (clovers)
Trifolium arvense (Hare’S-foot, Hare's-foot Clover), eg: Trifolium arvense (Hare’S-foot, Hare's-foot Clover) - Plant Trifolium campestre (Hop Trefoil), eg: Trifolium campestre (Hop Trefoil) - Flowering shoot Trifolium dubium (Lesser Trefoil), eg: Trifolium dubium (Lesser Trefoil) - Plant Trifolium fragiferum (Strawberry Clover), eg: Trifolium fragiferum (Strawberry Clover) - Flower heads Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover), eg: Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) - Plant Trifolium hybridum (Alsike Clover), eg: Trifolium hybridum (Alsike Clover) - Flower head (Trifolium sp. cult.) (cultivated clovers), eg: Trifolium hybridum (Alsike Clover) - Flower heads of different ages Trifolium incarnatum (Crimson Clover), eg: Trifolium incarnatum subsp. molinerii (Long-headed Clover) - Plant - in situ Trifolium medium (Zigzag Clover), eg: Trifolium medium (Zigzag Clover) - Flower head Trifolium micranthum (Slender Trefoil), eg: Trifolium micranthum (Slender Trefoil) - Plant Trifolium occidentale (Western Clover), eg: Trifolium occidentale (Western Clover) - In situ Trifolium ornithopodioides (Bird's-foot Clover), eg: Trifolium ornithopodioides (Bird's-foot Clover) - Plant - close-up Trifolium pratense (Red Clover), eg: Trifolium pratense (Red Clover) - Plant Trifolium repens (White Clover, Dutch Clover), eg: Trifolium repens (White Clover, Dutch Clover) - Plant Trifolium scabrum (Rough Clover), eg: Trifolium scabrum (Rough Clover) - Flowers and foliage Trifolium squamosum (Sea Clover), eg: Trifolium squamosum (Sea Clover) - Inflorescences Trifolium striatum (Knotted Clover), eg: Trifolium striatum (Knotted Clover) - Plant in lawn Trifolium strictum (Upright Clover), eg: Trifolium strictum (Upright Clover) - Plant - in situ Trifolium subterraneum (Subterranean Clover), eg: Trifolium subterraneum (Subterranean Clover) - Leaf and flowers - close-up Trifolium suffocatum (Suffocated Clover), eg: Trifolium suffocatum (Suffocated Clover) - Plant with massed inflorescences
Species 19 subtaxa 7 ident refs
Ulex L. (gorses)
Ulex europaeus (Gorse, Furze, Whin), eg: Ulex europaeus (Gorse, Furze, Whin) - Plant Ulex gallii (Western Gorse), eg: Ulex gallii (Western Gorse) - Flower - side view Ulex minor (Dwarf Gorse), eg: Ulex minor (Dwarf Gorse) - Flowering shoot and plant
Species 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Vicia L. (vetches)
Vicia bithynica (Bithynian Vetch), eg: Vicia bithynica (Bithynian Vetch) - In situ Vicia cracca (Tufted Vetch), eg: Vicia cracca (Tufted Vetch) - Plant Vicia hirsuta (Hairy Tare), eg: Vicia hirsuta (Hairy Tare) - Plant Vicia lutea (Yellow Vetch, Yellow-vetch), eg: Vicia lutea (Yellow Vetch, Yellow-vetch) - Flower Vicia parviflora (Slender Tare), eg: Vicia parviflora (Slender Tare) - Plants with flowers Vicia sativa (Common Vetch), eg: Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) - Flower and upper leaf Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch), eg: Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch) - Inflorescence - lateral Vicia sylvatica (Wood Vetch), eg: Vicia sylvatica (Wood Vetch) - Inflorescence - close-up Vicia tetrasperma (Smooth Tare), eg: Vicia tetrasperma (Smooth Tare) - Flower
Species 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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