Definition of Subfamily Papilionoideae

1. Noun. Alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae.

Exact synonyms: Papilionoideae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
Member holonyms: Genus Amorpha, Amphicarpa, Amphicarpaea, Genus Amphicarpa, Genus Amphicarpaea, Anagyris, Genus Anagyris, Andira, Genus Andira, Anthyllis, Genus Anthyllis, Apios, Genus Apios, Aspalathus, Genus Aspalathus, Astragalus, Genus Astragalus, Baphia, Genus Baphia, Baptisia, Genus Baptisia, Butea, Genus Butea, Cajanus, Genus Cajanus, Canavalia, Genus Canavalia, Genus Caragana, Castanospermum, Genus Castanospermum, Centrosema, Genus Centrosema, Cercis, Genus Cercis, Chamaecytisus, Genus Chamaecytisus, Chordospartium, Genus Chordospartium, Chorizema, Genus Chorizema, Cicer, Genus Cicer, Cladrastis, Genus Cladrastis, Genus Clianthus, Clitoria, Genus Clitoria, Codariocalyx, Genus Codariocalyx, Colutea, Genus Colutea, Genus Coronilla, Genus Crotalaria, Cyamopsis, Genus Cyamopsis, Cytisus, Genus Cytisus, Broom, Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia, Dalea, Genus Dalea, Daviesia, Genus Daviesia, Genus Derris, Desmanthus, Genus Desmanthus, Desmodium, Genus Desmodium, Dipogon, Genus Dipogon, Dolichos, Genus Dolichos, Genus Erythrina, Galega, Genus Galega, Genus Gastrolobium, Genista, Genus Genista, Genus Geoffroea, Geoffroea, Genus Gliricidia, Genus Glycine, Glycine, Genus Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza, Genus Halimodendron, Halimodendron, Genus Hardenbergia, Hardenbergia, Genus Hedysarum, Hedysarum, Genus Hippocrepis, Hippocrepis, Genus Hovea, Genus Indigofera, Indigofera, Genus Jacksonia, Jacksonia, Genus Kennedia, Genus Kennedya, Kennedia, Kennedya, Genus Lablab, Lablab, Genus Laburnum, Laburnum, Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus, Genus Lespedeza, Genus Lens, Lens, Genus Lonchocarpus, Lonchocarpus, Genus Lotus, Lotus, Genus Lupinus, Lupinus, Genus Macrotyloma, Macrotyloma, Genus Millettia, Genus Mucuna, Genus Stizolobium, Stizolobium, Genus Myroxylon, Myroxylon, Genus Onobrychis, Onobrychis, Genus Ononis, Ononis, Genus Ormosia, Ormosia, Genus Oxytropis, Oxytropis, Genus Pachyrhizus, Pachyrhizus, Genus Parochetus, Parochetus, Genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus, Genus Pickeringia, Pickeringia, Genus Piscidia, Piscidia, Genus Pisum, Pisum, Genus Platylobium, Platylobium, Genus Platymiscium, Platymiscium, Genus Podalyria, Podalyria, Genus Pongamia, Pongamia, Genus Psophocarpus, Psophocarpus, Genus Psoralea, Psoralea, Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus, Genus Pueraria, Pueraria, Genus Retama, Retama, Genus Robinia, Robinia, Genus Sabinea, Sabinea, Genus Sesbania, Genus Sophora, Sophora, Genus Spartium, Spartium, Genus Strongylodon, Strongylodon, Genus Templetonia, Templetonia, Genus Tephrosia, Tephrosia, Genus Thermopsis, Thermopsis, Genus Tipuana, Tipuana, Genus Trigonella, Trigonella, Genus Ulex, Ulex, Genus Vicia, Vicia, Genus Vigna, Vigna, Genus Viminaria, Viminaria, Genus Virgilia, Virgilia, Genus Wisteria
Specialized synonyms: Genus Medicago, Medicago



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfamily Papilionoideae

subfamily Emberizinae
subfamily Garrulinae
subfamily Gerbillinae
subfamily Hydromyinae
subfamily Loriinae
subfamily Lutrinae
subfamily Malaconotinae
subfamily Melinae
subfamily Melolonthidae
subfamily Mephitinae
subfamily Merginae
subfamily Mimosoideae
subfamily Nelumbonaceae
subfamily Numididae
subfamily Numidinae
subfamily Papilionoideae (current term)
subfamily Perdicidae
subfamily Perdicinae
subfamily Peristediinae
subfamily Petauristidae
subfamily Philadelphaceae
subfamily Potoroinae
subfamily Pythoninae
subfamily Smilacaceae
subfamily Sterninae
subfamily Sylviinae
subfamily Taxodiaceae
subfamily Triglinae
subfamily Uvulariaceae

Literary usage of Subfamily Papilionoideae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"Subfamily: Papilionoideae (Faboideae)—Pea family Common Names English: yardlong bean, asparagus bean, bodi bean, snake bean, Chinese long bean French: ..."

2. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"Culinary legumes are defined as any member of the family of Fabaceae (also known as Leguminosae), subfamily Papilionoideae (having butterfly-like flowers). ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Wisteria in the Great Lakes region. Mich. Bot. 19: 79-83. Isely, D. 1981. Leguminosae of the United States. III. subfamily Papilionoideae: tribes ..."

4. Biofertilizer Germplasm Collections at Irriby I. Watanabe, International Rice Research Institute by I. Watanabe, International Rice Research Institute (1992)
"Gillet JB, Polhill RM, Verdcourt B (1971) Flora of tropical East Africa, leguminosae (Part 3), subfamily Papilionoideae. Crown Agents for Overseas ..."

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