Lathyrus sativus

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Lathyrus sativus L.

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flower
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Lathyrus

2n = 14

Origin : Mediterranean area to India

cultivated

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Description

pods

Popular names

  • English: chickling pea, grass pea
  • French: gesse, jarosse, lentillon, lentille d'Espagne, pois carré
  • German: Saat-Platterbse, weisse Kicher, Kicherling
  • Spanish: almorta, guija, muela, tito, chícharo
  • Portuguese: chícharo, sincho
  • Italian: cicerchia
  • Hindi : khesari, lakh
  • Burma: pèsali
see more European names

Classification

Lathyrus sativus L. (1753)

Cultivars

seeds

History

Curtis, Botanical Magazine, vol. 4

Uses

References

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