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Taxon: Vicia faba L.

 
Genus: Vicia
Subgenus: Vicia
Section: Faba
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 300661
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:737. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358758
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1220 (769 active, 574 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/cultural/Vicia_faba_K/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. Vicieae Database Project 7:54.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  7. Cubero, J. I. & M. J. Suso. 1981. Primitive and modern forms of Vicia faba. Kulturpflanze 29:137-145. Note: based on the absence of fertility barriers this study proposed the recognition of one subspecies
  8. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  9. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  10. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  11. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  12. Fennell, S. R. et al. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships between Vicia faba (Fabaceae) and related species inferred from chloroplast trnL sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 212:247-259.
  13. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Vicia+faba&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  14. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  15. Frediani, M. et al. 2005. Nuclear DNA contents, rDNAs, and karyotype evolution in Vicia subgenus Vicia: II. Section Peregrinae. Protoplasma 226:181-190. Note: this study confirmed that Vicia faba is far apart from members of section Narbonensis, instead it is closer to members of section Peregrinae
  16. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  17. Hanelt, P. 1972. Die infraspezifische Variabilitet von Vicia faba L. und ihre Gliederung. Kulturpflanze 20:75-128.
  18. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  19. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: poisonous
  20. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  21. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  23. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:133.
  24. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  25. Perrino, P. et al. 1991. Chemotaxonomic relationship among species of Vicia section Faba. Feddes Repert. 102:319-334.
  26. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  28. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  29. Raynaud, C. 1976. Monographie et iconographie du genre Vicia L. au Maroc. Bull. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V. 1:155.
  30. Redden, R. et al. 2014. Chapter 4. Faba bean. Broadening the genetic base of grain legumes 75-93. Note: this review recognized cross incompatibilities between 2n=12 Vicia faba and wild Vicia species
  31. Rubiales, D. et al. 2013. Response of vetches (Vicia spp.) to specialized forms of Uromyces vicia-fabae and to Uromyces pis. Crop Protect. 46:38-43. Note: this study tested susceptibility of several species of Vicia to rust fungi; it confirmed the isolated position of Vicia faba in relation to other species; it also noted that more specialized fungi (Uromyces viciae-fabae ex. V. faba) were restricted to faba bean
  32. Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages. B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250. Note: it found a non-monophyletic Vicia, and V. faba distant to other members of sect. Faba, and with poor support in a polytomic phylogeny close to V. grandiflora - V. sepium - V. angustifolia clade
  33. Shiram, B. et al. 2014. Internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA resolving complex taxonomic history in the genus Vicia L.. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:909-925. Note: it examined 49 Vicia samples and four of Lathyrus; it found Vicia faba to be sister to 2n=14 species V. michauxii and V. peregrina of sect. Peregrinae, and distant to members of the Narbonensis complex that were resolved closer to faba by Schaefer et al. 2012
  34. Smýkal, P. et al. 2015. Legume crops phylogeny and genetic diversity for science and breeding. Crit. Rev. Pl. Sci. 34:43-104.
  35. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  36. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  37. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource).
  38. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  39. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  40. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  41. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Vicia faba L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?300661. Accessed 17 July 2019.