HyperDic: pea_family

English > 1 sense of the expression pea family:
NOUNplantpea family, Leguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume familya large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
English > pea family: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae.
SynonymsLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family
Member ofRosales, order RosalesIn some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
MembersArachis, genus ArachisA genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
Brya, genus Bryagenus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region
Caesalpiniaceae, family CaesalpiniaceaeSpiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily CaesalpinioideaeAlternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
Centrolobium, genus CentrolobiumA genus of Centrolobium
Coumarouna, genus Coumarouna, Dipteryx, genus DipteryxTropical American trees
Hymenaea, genus Hymenaeagenus of tropical American timber trees
Mimosaceae, family Mimosaceaefamily of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch
Mimosoideae, subfamily MimosoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
Papilionaceae, family Papilionacealeguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas
Papilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Physostigma, genus Physostigma(African woody vines) calabar beans
Swainsona, genus SwainsonaA genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs
Tamarindus, genus TamarindusWidely cultivated tropical trees originally / originally of Africa
Trifolium, genus TrifoliumAny leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets
bean, bean plantAny of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
genus Melilotus(Old World herbs) the sweet clovers
legume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
locust tree, locustAny of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae
wild peaAny of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishfabáceas, Leguminosae
CatalanFabaceae, fabàcies, lleguminosa

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