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Leguminosae

[lə‚gyüm·ə′nō·sē]
(botany)
The legume family of the plant order Rosales characterized by stipulate, compound leaves, 10 or more stamens, and a single carpel; many members harbor symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in their roots.
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Senna alata es un arbusto de la familia Fabaceae, subfamilia Caesalpinioideae, usada como planta ornamental y arbol medicinal (tratamiento de afecciones de la piel).
Fabaceae planted at the beginning of the water-season (September 2015) in beds of 2x3 m with planting lines spaced of 0.5 m, totaling an area of 720 [m.sup.2].
Al respecto, la familia Fabaceae, que cuenta con numerosas especies forrajeras, capaces de rebrotar despues de poda (Salgado & SilvaZamora, 2008) y resistentes al fuego (ChanDzul, 2010), destaca como la mas importante en todas las etapas sucesionales.
(2) Euphorbiaceae Maprounea guianensis (2) Euphorbiaceae Micrandra siphonioides (2) Euphorbiaceae Pera glabrata Fabaccac Acosmium nitens (3) Fabaceae Aldina latifolia (5) Fabaccac Aldina heterophylla (2) Fabaceae Campsiandra augustifolia Fabaceae Campsiandra comosa (2) Fabaccac Cassia camaecristo Fabaceae Clathrotropis nitida (2) Fabaccac Crudia amazonica (5) Fabaceae Cynometra bauhinifolia Fabaceae Cynometra spruceana (3) Fabaceae Dalbergia immdata (3) Fabaceae Dalbergia sp.
Implications of chloroplast DNA restriction site variation for systematic of Acacia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae).
In Oct 2016, we collected fruits of the Senegalia tenuifolia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) that previously were bagged with voile fabric, at the campus of the Federal University of Lavras, at Lavras, Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil.
In addition, according to Ferreira (2014), the use of nodal segments in micropropagation is growing, mainly with woody species in the Fabaceae family.
The Fabaceae familypresentedthe greater diversity, since it is a characteristic family from seasonal forests, which is well represented in most studies in Atlantic Forest Domain [29, 30].
The dominant families were Fabaceae (23%) and Moraceae (20%) (Table 1).