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Introduction: Fabaceae

Description of Fabaceae

Fabaceae: The large family of plants characterized by pods. Some are edible and some cause LATHYRISM or FAVISM and other forms of poisoning. Other species yield useful materials like gums from ACACIA and various LECTINS like PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS from PHASEOLUS. Many of them harbor NITROGEN FIXATION bacteria on their roots.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Fabaceae:

Terms Similar to Fabaceae:

  • Afzelia
  • Amorpha
  • Andira
  • Baptisia
  • Beans
  • Callerya
  • Ceratonia
  • Clathrotropis
  • Colophospermum
  • Copaifera
  • Delonix
  • Euchresta
  • Guibourtia
  • Legumes
  • Machaerium
  • Pithecolobium
  • Stryphnodendron

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Fabaceae:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Fabaceae

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Fabaceae

The following list attempts to classify Fabaceae into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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