HyperDic: papilionoideae

English > 1 sense of the word Papilionoideae:
NOUNplantPapilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideaealternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
English > Papilionoideae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae.
Synonymsubfamily Papilionoideae
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
MembersAmphicarpaea, genus Amphicarpaea, Amphicarpa, genus AmphicarpaVery small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia
Anagyris, genus AnagyrisVery small genus of shrubs of southern Europe having backward curving seed pods
Andira, genus Andirasmall genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
Anthyllis, genus Anthyllisgenus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs
Apios, genus ApiosTwining perennial North American plants
Aspalathus, genus Aspalathusgenus of South African heathlike shrubs
Astragalus, genus Astragaluslarge genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions
Baphia, genus Baphiasmall genus of shrubs and lianas and trees of Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar
Baptisia, genus Baptisiagenus of North American plants with showy flowers and an inflated pod
Butea, genus Buteagenus of East Indian trees or shrubs
Cajanus, genus CajanusErect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics
Canavalia, genus Canavaliaherbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
Castanospermum, genus CastanospermumA rosid dicot genus of the subfamily Papilionoideae having one species
Centrosema, genus CentrosemaA genus of chiefly tropical American vines of the family Leguminosae having trifoliate leaves and large flowers
Cercis, genus Cercisdeciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United States
Chamaecytisus, genus Chamaecytisussmall late-flowering trees or subshrubs having yellow to red flowers and leathery or woody pods
Chordospartium, genus Chordospartium2 species of small New Zealand trees
Chorizema, genus Chorizemagenus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs
Cicer, genus Cicerchickpea plant
Cladrastis, genus Cladrastisyellowwoods
Clitoria, genus Clitoriagenus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
Codariocalyx, genus CodariocalyxUsed in some classifications for plants usually included in genus Desmodium
Colutea, genus Coluteasmall genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods
Cyamopsis, genus Cyamopsissmall genus of annual usually hairy herbs of tropical Africa and Arabia
Cytisus, genus Cytisuslarge genus of stiff or spiny evergreen or deciduous Old World shrubs
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergialarge genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
Dalea, genus Daleaindigo bush
Daviesia, genus Daviesiagenus of Australasian shrubs and subshrubs having small yellow or purple flowers followed by short triangular pods
Desmanthus, genus Desmanthusgenus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers
Desmodium, genus Desmodiumbeggarweed
Dipogon, genus DipogonOne species
Dolichos, genus Dolichosgenus of chiefly tropical vines often placed in genera ... / genera Dipogon or Lablab or Macrotyloma
Galega, genus Galegasmall genus of Eurasian herbs
Genista, genus Genistachiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia
Geoffroea, genus Geoffroeasmall genus of shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical America
Glycine, genus Glycinegenus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs
Glycyrrhiza, genus Glycyrrhizasticky perennial Eurasian herbs
Halimodendron, genus HalimodendronOne species
Hardenbergia, genus Hardenbergiasmall genus of Australian woody vines with small violet flowers
Hedysarum, genus Hedysarumgenus of herbs of north temperate regions
Hippocrepis, genus HippocrepisSpecies of Old World herbs or subshrubs
Indigofera, genus Indigoferagenus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes
Jacksonia, genus Jacksoniagenus of yellow-flowered Australian unarmed or spiny shrubs without true leaves but having leaflike stems or branches
Kennedia, genus Kennedia, Kennedya, genus Kennedyagenus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers
Lablab, genus LablabOne species
Laburnum, genus Laburnumflowering ... / flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers
Lathyrus, genus Lathyrusgenus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America
Lens, genus Lensgenus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods
Lonchocarpus, genus Lonchocarpusgenus of chiefly tropical American shrubs and trees having pinnate leaves and red or white flowers
Lotus, genus LotusAnnual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
Lupinus, genus Lupinusherbs or shrubs
Macrotyloma, genus MacrotylomaAnnual or perennial vines of Africa and India and Australia
Myroxylon, genus MyroxylonA genus of tropical American trees having pinnate leaves and white flowers
Onobrychis, genus Onobrychisgenus of Old World herbs having pinnate leaves and pink or whites racemose flowers followed by flat unjointed pods
Ononis, genus Ononisgenus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers
Ormosia, genus Ormosiagenus of tropical shrubs and trees having usually odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and pink to reddish wood
Oxytropis, genus Oxytropislarge widely-distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate flowers each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal
Pachyrhizus, genus Pachyrhizussmall genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
Parochetus, genus ParochetusOne species
Phaseolus, genus Phaseolusherbs of warm regions including most American beans
Pickeringia, genus PickeringiaOne species
Piscidia, genus Piscidiagenus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds
Pisum, genus Pisumsmall genus of variable annual Eurasian vines
Platylobium, genus Platylobiumsmall genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs or subshrubs
Platymiscium, genus Platymisciumgenus of tropical American trees
Podalyria, genus Podalyriagenus of South African leguminous shrubs often placed in genus Sophora
Pongamia, genus PongamiaOne species
Psophocarpus, genus PsophocarpusSpecies of tropical Asian and African climbing herbs
Psoralea, genus Psoraleawidely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers
Pterocarpus, genus Pterocarpusgenus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
Pueraria, genus Puerariagenus of woody Asiatic vines
Retama, genus Retamasmall genus of Mediterranean shrubs
Robinia, genus Robiniadeciduous flowering ... / flowering trees and shrubs
Sabinea, genus Sabineasmall genus of deciduous West Indian trees or shrubs
Sophora, genus Sophoracosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and showy flowers
Spartium, genus SpartiumOne species
Strongylodon, genus Strongylodongenus of Polynesian or southeastern Asian shrubs or vines
Templetonia, genus Templetoniagenus of Australian shrubs or subshrubs
Tephrosia, genus Tephrosiagenus of tropical and subtropical herbs or shrubs
Thermopsis, genus Thermopsisgenus of American and Asiatic showy rhizomatous herbs
Tipuana, genus TipuanaOne species
Trigonella, genus TrigonellaOld World genus of frequently aromatic herbs
Ulex, genus Ulexgenus of Eurasian spiny shrubs
Vicia, genus Viciawidely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
Vigna, genus Vignagenus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers
Viminaria, genus ViminariaOne species
Virgilia, genus Virgiliagenus of South African trees having pinnate leaves and rose-purple flowers followed by leathery pods
broomAny of various shrubs of the genera ... / genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
genus AmorphaAmerican herbs or shrubs usually growing in dry sunny habitats on prairies and hillsides
genus Caraganalarge genus of Asiatic deciduous shrubs or small trees
genus Clianthusgenus of semi-prostrate Australasian shrubs or vines
genus Coronillagenus of Old World shrubs and herbs
genus Crotalarialarge genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers
genus Derrisgenus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines
genus Erythrinagenus of attractive tropical shrubs or trees with usually red flowers
genus Gastrolobiumgenus of Australian evergreen shrubs poisonous to livestock
genus Gliricidiasmall genus of low-branching profusely flowering trees of tropical America
genus Hoveagenus of Australian evergreen shrubs
genus Lespedezagenus of shrubs or herbs of tropical Asia and Australia and the eastern United States
genus Millettiagenus of trees and shrubs of the Old World tropics
genus Mucuna, Stizolobium, genus Stizolobiumgenus of tropical herbs and woody vines having trifoliate leaves and showy flowers in axillary clusters
genus Sesbaniasmall genus of tropical and subtropical leguminous herbs or shrubs or trees
genus WisteriaAsiatic deciduous woody vine having large drooping racemes of white or bluish or purple or pinkish flowers and velvety pods
NarrowerMedicago, genus MedicagoA genus of herbs that resemble clover
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants
SpanishPapilionoideae

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