A pod dehiscent into two pieces or valves, and having the seed attached at one suture, as that of the pea.
The fruit of leguminous plants, as peas, beans, lupines; pulse.
a plant whose roots form an association with soilborne bacteria that can capture atmospheric nitrogen.
the fruit-pod of the Leguminosae, consisting of a single carpel, usually
plants of the pea family, for example peas, beans and clover - these crops fix nitrogen into the soil
The collective common name for a large family of dicotyledonous plants (peas, beans, clovers, soybean, etc.) that have irregularly shaped flowers, produce pods and fruit of a particular shape, and form nitrogen-fixing root or stem nodules in symbiosis with rhizobia.
Any plant of the family leguminosae, such as peas, beans, alfalfa, and clover.
Any plant type within the family Leguminosae, such as pea, bean, alfalfa, and clover. Has a symbiotic relationship with the Rhizobia bacteria which form root nodules and fix atmospheric nitrogen. The nitrogen is used by the plant in exchange for photosynthate carbon which is used by the bacteria.
A plant having seeds in pods and usually root nodules able to "fix" nitrogen from the air â€“ that is, any plant of the Pea, Bean or Legume family (whose botanical name is Fabaceae, formerly Leguminosae).
a plant in the family Fabaceae; a dry, splitting fruit, one-to-many seeded, derived from a single carpel and usually opening along two sutures, confined to the Fabaceae.
A pod; the characteristic fruit of the pea family.
Clovers, alfalfa, and similar crops that can absorb nitrogen directly from the atmosphere through action of bacteria that live in their roots and use it as a nutrient for growth.
A member of the pea family that possesses root nodules containing nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
Legumes are plants that can fix nitrogen from the air to make nitrates. Nitrate is nitrogen in a form available to plants. Legumes, through pinkish colored nodules on their roots, form a mutually beneficial relationship with soilborne bacteria. It the bacteria who are able to perform the chemistry necessary for nitrogen fixation; the plant pulls the nitrogen from the air through stomata in its leaves and transfers it to the bacteria via its phloem. In return, the legume and the plants nearby are supplied with the nitrates. However, if legumes are fed nitrogen (in the form of fertilizer or manure), they will cease to produce their own. Legumes are heavy feeders of phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and calcium; so they (or the crops that follow) may need feeding if the soil is deficient in these nutrients. Legumes are used as green manures. Common examples are clover, vetch, soybeans, peas, and alfalfa. See also inoculant.
Plant that has a symbiotic relationship with rhizobium bacteria.
any of a large family of plants (Leguminosae) which includes peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas, and peanuts.
a dry fruit that splits along two "seams", the seeds being attached along the edges.
A simple dry fruit dehiscent along both sutures.
A legume is any plant in which the seed is enclosed in a pod. Examples of legumes include peas, chickpeas, lentils, and soybeans.
Angiosperm plant species that is a member of the Fabaceae (Pea or Bean) family. These plants form symbiotic relationships with specific bacteria species for the purpose of acquiring nitrogen for growth.
a plant belonging to a large family of plants that include peas, beans, clovers, etc.; the fruit is usually a pod; most legumes have special nodules on their roots with nitrogen-fixing bacteria that can take nitrogen out of the air and "fix" it into the soil thus increasing the richness of the soil for all plants.
a fruit characteristic of the families Mimosaceae, Caesalpiniaceae and Fabaceae, formed from one carpel and either dehiscent along both sides, or indehiscent; in particular, such a fruit that is grown as an edible crop; a crop species in the family Fabaceae.
A class of plants that manufacture their own nitrogen while growing; alfalfa and clover are the most common.
A simple, dry, dehiscent (see definition of dehiscent) fruit with one locale that splits along two seams.
Plant belonging to the family Leguminosae. Most legumes form a symbiosis with nitrogen-fixing rhizobia bacteria in specialized nodule structures that fix nitrogen.
n. (L. legere, to gather) a 1-locular fruit, usually dehiscent along two sutures, bearing seeds along the ventral suture; a leguminous plant.
Dehiscent fruit that splits into two when mature.
Specifically, the "pea-pod" fruit of the family Fabaceae (old name: Leguminosae). A member of the Pea family. A plant which has flowers similar to those of a pea.
Any plant of the family Leguminosae, including beans, sennas, and mimosas, which have seed pods that divide into two parts or valves.
Dry, more or less elongated fruit derived from a single carpel that opens, often explosively, along two longitudinal sutures; the most common fruit type of members of Fabaceae.
the family of plants, including peas and beans, that have bacteria-containing nodules on their roots that can change atmospheric (gaseous) nitrogen into forms usable by plants and animals.
A plant in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) family. Most species in this family can fix nitrogen.
Plants belonging to the clover or pea family. They have the characteristic of being able to utilize atmospheric nitrogen, by the aid of certain bacteria in their root zone.
a superior 1-loculed fruit consisting of a simple pistil, usually dehiscent into two valves having the seeds attached along a vertical suture
any plant which is a member of the pea family
A plant, such as the soybean, that bears nitrogen-fixing bacteria on its roots, and thereby increases soil nitrogen content.
an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a two-valved case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attached to one edge of the valves
the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
a collection of a particular family of vegetables called Leguminosae
a dry fruit but we eat Snow Peas and Green Beans when they are soft
a plant from the family Leguminosae, which has a dehiscent fruit such as a bean, pea, or lentil
a plant that produces a pod that splits on both sides
a pod of a simple pistil, which splits into two pieces
a pod that splits along two sides, with its seeds attached to one of the splits
a superior one-celled, monocarpellary fruit
Pod or seed vessel of the pea family, splitting length-wise to release seeds.
the common name for a plant family (They make up the third largest order of flowering plants. There are some 18,000 species. Legumes are the second most important group of plants economically. Only the grasses are more important to human beings.)
Beans, peas, and lentils which supply fiber and nutrients and are high in vegetable protein.
dry, single chambered, multiseeded fruit dehiscing along two edges (beans and peas)
A specific type of plant, belonging to the family Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae). These plants produce their fruit as a pod and generally possess nitrogen-fixing bacteria in nodules on their roots. Examples of legumes include peas, beans, and alfalfa.
A member of the flowering plant family, Leguminosae, which includes peas and beans.
fruit composed of a single carpel, typically dry, several -seeded and dehiscing down both sides of the fruit (like a green bean or pea)
a dehiscent, dry fruit of a simple pistil, usually splitting along two sides; like the pod of a pea.
Any of thousands of plant species that have seed pods that split along both sides when ripe. Some of the more common legumes used for human consumption are beans, lentils, peanuts, peas, and soybeans. Others, such as clover and alfalfa, are used as animal feed. Legumes have a unique ability to obtain much or all of their nitrogen requirements from symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
A plant of the Fabaceae Family. A simple dry fruit, usually opening along two sides, and containing one row of seeds.
plants that through a symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria are able to fix nitrogen from the air (e.g., peas, beans, alfalfa, clovers)
a flowering plant which bears its seeds in pods. All legumes looked at so far have a symbiotic association with root-colonizing bacteria called rhizobia. Legumes includes plants such as clover, peas, beans. Legumes contain seeds, such as peas and beans, that are rich in protein.
A dry pod-like fruit, belonging to member of the Pea Family, usually dehiscent, opening along longitudinal suture.
Plants that bear seeds in a pod. Typically have characteristics that allow them to improve the fertility of the soil. Examples include, purple prairie clover, Illinois bundleflower, alfalfa, and yellow sweetclover.
a pod or seed of a bean or pea plant often used as food.
A member of a large family that includes many valuable food and forage species, such as peas, beans, peanuts, clovers, alfalfas, sweet clovers, lespedezas, vetches, and kudzu (USEPA, 1993).
a dry fruit which is the product of a simple pistol (a bean is an example)
a dry fruit with two seams in the outer wall (black locust)
A one-celled fruit that splits along two sutures or seams ( e.g., pea).
The characteristic fruit of the Leguminosae family consisting of a long pod containing large seeds lined up one by one. Examples: Honeylocust, Chinese Scholar Tree.
Plant member of the family Leguminosae, with the characteristic of forming nitrogen-fixing nodules on its roots, in this way making use of atmospheric nitrogen possible.
A plant with nodules on the roots containing special kinds of bacteria that are able to convert atmospheric and soil nitrogen into protein. Beans, clover and alfalfa are legumes.
Pod-bearing plant, characterized by their fruits having a single-cavity ovary, such as peas, beans, and clovers. Legumes contain nitrogen-fixing bacteria in their root nodules.
A plant that can have rhizobia bacteria living on its roots, that fix nitrogen from the air. Legumes may need to be inoculated with rhizobia before sowing
plants belonging to the pea family (e.g. alfalfa and red clover) which typically host symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
A pod that holds the fruit of a plant in the Pea Family.
A family of plants, including many valuable food and forage species, such as peas, beans, soybeans, peanuts, clovers, and alfalfas. They can convert nitrogen from the air to build up nitrogen in the soil.
any plant that grows seeds in a pod such as peas and beans
A plant of the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae), which has a pod containing dry seeds, as well as nodules on the roots that contain nitrogen-fixing bacteria. The family includes herbs, shrubs and trees such as peas, beans, lentils, clover, and alfalfa.
the fruit or pod of vegetables including soybeans, kidney beans, lima beans, garden peas, black-eyed peas, and lentils; high in protein.
A usually dry, dehiscent fruit derived from one carpel that splits along two sutures.
a dry fruit from a single carpel that opens along both sides (or two sutures)
A large family of flowering plants, all of which produce fruits that grow in the form of a pod that splits along its seams when mature and opens to reveal the seeds. Garden peas, snap beans, lima beans, lentils, and chickpeas are all legumes domesticated during the Neolithic.
A legume is a flowering plant that bears its protein-rich seeds in pods and can fix nitrogen from the soil (due to the symbiotic root bacteria, rhizobia). Some legumes include lentils, beans, clover, alfalfa, lespedezas, vetches, kudzu, and peas. Classification: Kingdom Plantae, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
A leguminous plant or its fruit.
The term legume can mean either a plant in the Family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit of these plants. A legume fruit is a simple dry fruit which develops from a simple carpel and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides. A common name for this type of fruit is a "pod", although pod is also applied to a few other fruit types.