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Fabaceae MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Fabaceae
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.401
Unique ID
D007887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007887
Scope Note
The large family of plants characterized by pods. Some are edible and some cause LATHYRISM or FAVISM and other forms of poisoning. Other species yield useful materials like gums from ACACIA and various LECTINS like PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS from PHASEOLUS. Many of them harbor NITROGEN FIXATION bacteria on their roots. Many but not all species of beans belong to this family.
Entry Term(s)
Afzelia
Amorpha
Andira
Baptisia
Callerya
Ceratonia
Clathrotropis
Colophospermum
Copaifera
Delonix
Euchresta
Guibourtia
Legumes
Leguminosae
Machaerium
Pea Family
Pithecellobium
Pithecolobium
Stryphnodendron
Tachigalia
Related Numbers
txid148725
txid149641
txid162640
txid162714
txid162716
txid162786
txid20339
txid48128
txid48130
txid49796
txid53622
txid53878
txid53897
txid53927
txid58875
txid72432
Public MeSH Note
2002; see LEGUMES 1978-2001
History Note
2002
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Fabaceae Preferred
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Colophospermum Narrower
Pithecellobium Narrower
Ceratonia Narrower
Guibourtia Narrower
Euchresta Narrower
Tachigalia Narrower
Stryphnodendron Narrower
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