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Taxon: Vicia faba L.

Genus: Vicia subgenus: Vicia section: Faba
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Fabeae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 300661
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:737. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 12-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-May-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 748 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • bell-bean   (Source: Cover Crop Database ) – English
  • broad-bean   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • broad-bean   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • faba-bean   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • faba-bean   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • fava-bean   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • fava-bean   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • field-bean   (Source: F Iraq ) – English   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • horse-bean   (Source: F Iraq ) – English   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • tick-bean   (Source: F Iraq ) – English   [Vicia faba var. minuta]
  • Windsor-bean   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • can dou   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • féverole   (Source: Dict Rehm [as V. faba var. minor]) – French   [Vicia faba var. minuta]
  • féverole   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • fève   (Source: J.-G. Fouché) – French
  • fève à cheval   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • gourgane   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • grosse fève   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • Ackerbohne   (Source: Dict Rehm [as V. faba var. minor]) – German   [Vicia faba var. minuta]
  • dicke Bohne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • Pferdebohne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • Puffbohne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • fava   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • favetta   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • favino   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • sora-mame   (Source: F Okin ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • faveira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • konskij bob   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • haba   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • haba cabalar   (Source: Food Feed Crops US ) – Spanish   [Vicia faba var. equina]
  • haba común   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Vicia faba var. faba]
  • haba menor   (Source: Dict Rehm [as V. faba var. minor]) – Spanish   [Vicia faba var. minuta]
  • bondböna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • origin unknown

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Vicia faba L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?300661 (20 April 2014)

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