Mimosaceae

Taxonomic position of Mimosaceae family Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class:Magnoliopsida Subclass: Rosidae Order: Fabales Family:Mimosaceae   Identifying characters   Mostly tree showing xerophytic habit Pulvinous leaf base Cymose head inflorescence Perigynous condition Fused petals with valvate aestivation Lomentum fruits Non endospermic seed Important plants with economic importance     English name Bangla name Botanical name Economic Importance Babla Acacia nilotica […]

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Caesalpinaceae

Taxonomic position of Caesalpinaceae family Kingdom         : Plantae Division           : Magnoliophyta Class                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : Fabales Family             : Caesalpinaceae   Identifying characters Mostly shrub and tree Pulvinous leaves Pinnately compound leaf Racemose or corymb inflorescence Placentation marginal General Morphological Characteristics Habit : Mostly shrub or tree Root: Tap root system Stem: Round or climbing Leaves: Compound, stipulate, […]

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Mung Bean

English name: Mung bean, Green gram, Golden gram Bangla/local name: ‘Moog, Sunamoog’ Scientific name: Vigna radiate(L.) Wilezek           Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom         : Plantae Division           : Magnoliophyta Class                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : Fabales Family             : Fabacaeae Genus              : Vigna Species            : V. radiata   Chromosome number: 2n=22,24 Botanical Description of Mung bean […]

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Chickpea

Botanical Description of Chickpea Habit: Chickpea is an erect or a spreading annual herb Root: It has a well developed tap root and an extensive lateral root system which usually bears numerous large indeterminate nodules caused by Rhizobium bacteria                                                         Stem: square stem and numerous branches, the height ranges from 25-90 cm. The whole plant is covered with glandular hairs […]

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Lentil

Lentil Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. Bangla/Local Name: ‘Mashur’             Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom : Plantae Division : Magnoliophyta Class  :Magnoliopsida Subclass : Rosidae Order   : Fabales Family : Fabacaeae Genus : Lens Species : L. culinaris   Botanical Description of Lentil Habit: Annual herb     Root: Tap root system     […]

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Grass Pea

Grass Pea Scientific name: Lathyrus sativus L. Bangla/Local name: ‘Kheshari’ Taxonomic Position (according to Cronquist) Kingdom : Plantae Division : Magnoliophyta Class  :Magnoliopsida Subclass : Rosidae Order   : Fabales Family : Fabacaeae Genus : Lathyrus Species : sativus Botanical Description of Grass pea Habit: Annual herb. Root: Well developed tap-root having bacterial nodules, much branched. Stem: Winged. Leaf: Alternate, even […]

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Fabaceae

Family                        : Fabaceae Conserved name        : Leguminosae Popular name            : The Pea or Bean Family Identifying characters of the family Root bears nodule Fruit is legume Presence of compound leaf Pistill looks like a sword Androecium mona/dia delphous Ovary monocarpellary, marginal placentation Family-Fabaceae/The pea family Taxonomic Position (according to Cronquist)   Kingdom : Plantae Division : Magnoliophyta Class :Magnoliopsida Subclass […]

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