Papilionoideae


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Papilionoideae

[pə‚pil·ē·ə′nȯid·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A subfamily of the family Leguminosae with characteristic irregular flowers that have a banner, two wing petals, and two lower petals united to form a boat-shaped keel.
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Garcia, "Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) dos campos ferruginosos do Parque Estadual do Itacolomi, MG, Brasil: floristica e fenologia," Revista Brasileira de Botanica, vol.
Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) no Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais.
Anatomical, palynological, caryological and seed morphological studies on some species of Lathyrus have been performed to elucidate the phylogenetic relationship of Lathyrus genus within the subfamily Papilionoideae (Perveen and Qaiser, 1998; Tosheva et al., 2004; Tosheva and Tonkov, 2005; Abou-El-Enain et al., 2007; Gunes and Cirpici, 2008; 2010; Gunes and Aytug, 2010).
(Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) (91 ex); Teapa, 29/VII/2007, col.
is a Leguminosaous plant belongs to subfamily Papilionoideae. Sesbania grandiflora is a small erect, fast-growing, and sparsely branched tree.
A large proportion of these belong to the subfamily Papilionoideae. Genera such as Astragalus, Dalea, and Desmodium, as well as members of the other two subfamilies, such as Acacia, Mimosa, and Senna contribute to the great number of species.