Plant Family


Family CN: Legume Family
Family Code: FABACE
Family Parent: [in FABALES]
Family Authority: Lindley 1836 or LEGUMINOSAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 730 genera and 20,000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, cosmopolitan.
Reference: Isely (1990)=SE (throughout the family treatment); Isely (1998)=I; Lewis et al. (2005); Wojciechowski, Lavin, & Sanderson (2004); Wilbur (1963a); Robertson & Lee (1976).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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