The Fabaceae or Pea family

What is now called The Fabaceae, was long known as Leguminosae and commonly these are known as the legume, pea, or bean family. This is a large and economically important family in the world. It includes trees, shrubs, and perennial or annual herbaceous plants, which are easily recognized by their fruit (legume) and/or their compound, stipulate … Continue reading The Fabaceae or Pea family