Vicia faba L.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Vicia faba L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000212739. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

Herbs annual, 30-120 cm tall. Stem erect, thick, glabrous. Leaves paripinnate; stipules hastate or triangular-ovate, 10-25 mm, margin slightly toothed; leaflets 1-5-paired, oblong, ellip­tic, or obovate, 40-60(-100) × 15-40 mm, glabrous, apex mu­cronate; tendril absent, replaced by a mucro. Flowers 2-4(-6) in axillary fascicles. Calyx campanulate, unequally toothed. Corolla white with purple veins, 20-35 mm; standard con­stricted at middle, longer than wings; wings longer than keel. Ovary sessile, linear; ovules 2-4(-6). Legume stout, 50-100 × 20-30 mm, tomentose. Seeds 2-4(-6), oblong, compressed, 8-30 mm. Fl. and fr. Mar-Sep. 2n = 12, 14.

  • Provided by: [E].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    "Stout erect annual 5–20 dm with 4-angled stems and no tendrils; lfls 2 or 3 pairs, large, ovate or elliptic, 4–10 cm; fls 20–30 mm, mostly white, veined with violet, the wings with a large violet spot; fr 8–20 × 1–3 cm, with 2–4 large seeds; 2n=14. Long cult. in Europe, occasionally cult. in Amer. and rarely escaped."

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    Erect tannual, 60-120 cm tall. Leaflets 2-6, 4.0-10.0 cm long, 1.0-4.0 cm broad, oval to elliptic, obtuse, mucronate, glabrous; stipules 10-17 mm long. Flowers 1-6, axillary. Calyx 12-15 mm long, cup oblique, lower teeth longer, c. 5 mm long. Corolla white with dark violet wings. Fruit 8-20 cm long, c. 1.0-2.0 cm broad, pubescent. Seeds 2.0-3.0 cm, ovoid-oblong.

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    Morphology

    50–120 cm hoch, unverzweigt, kahl. Blätter paarig gefiedert, mit nur 2–3 Fiederpaaren und grannenartiger Spitze, ohne Ranke. Teilblätter oval, 3–10 cm lang, blaugrün und etwas fleischig. Blüten weiss, mit dunkelviolettem Flügelfleck,

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    Ecology

    6–7. Äcker, kultiviert und gelegentlich verwildert, kollin-montan(-subalpin). CH.

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    Included Variety

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    FèveFrenchCH
    SaubohneGermanCH
    FavaItalianCH
    FavatschaRaeto-RomanceCH

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     Information From

    Fabaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    New York Botanical Garden
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    Flora of Pakistan
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Pakistan
    Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    http://www.flora-helvetica.ch
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • E Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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