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Common name

English: Broad bean

German: Puffbohne

Mandarin: 蚕豆 (can dou)

Portuguese: Fava

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Fabales (238)

        Family: Fabaceae (238)(family description)

          Genus: Vicia (8)

            Epithet: faba L. (1)

faba => latin for broad bean Vicia faba

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Vicia faba at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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