Vicia sativa L.

Common name

English: Common Vetch

German: Saatwicke

Mandarin: 救荒野豌豆 (jiu huang ye wan dou)

Portuguese: Ervilhaca-comum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Vicia (8)

           Epithet: sativa L. (6)

Synonym: Vicia alba Moench

alba => white

sativa => sown, planted, cultivated, not wild

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Vicia sativa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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