Pisum sativum

Each pod contains several peas. Pea pods are botanically fruit, since they contain seeds and developed from the ovary of a (pea) flower. Pisum is a genus of the family Fabaceae, native to southwest Asia and northeast Africa. Descriptions and articles about the Garden Pea, scientifically known as Pisum sativum in the Encyclopedia of Life.

Pisum sativum , commonly known as pea, is a valuable food source for millions of people throughout the world. Pea belongs to the plant family Leguminosae (also known as Fabaceae) an like many legumes, it has the ability to fix nitrogen from the air through a symbiotic relationship with bacteria housed in root nodules, .

Pisum sativum (peas) are hardy annual plants native to Eurasia that have been grown since 0B. It is in flower from May to September, and the seeds ripen from Jul to October. Pisum sativum , the common pea (also known as the garden or field pea), is an herbaceous annual in the Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae) family, originally from the Mediterraean basin and Near East. It is a cool season crop now grown in many parts of the world.

Chromosome Number, 2n=14. Available Markers, 041. It has been shown to possess antibacterial, antidiabetic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antihypercholesterolemia , and . The plant is self-fertile.

Review of the health benefits of peas ( Pisum sativum L.).

Dahl WJ(1), Foster LM, Tyler RT. Kingdom Plantae – Plants. Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants. Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants.

Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants. Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons. Family Fabaceae – Pea family. Species Pisum sativum L. Other Common Names: english pea field pea green pea. Garden pea ( Pisum sativum ) is a widely cultivated plant, and hundreds of forms have been developed.

Escapes have been reported in scattered locations across North . For example, peas belong to the genus Pisum, which consists of two wild species : Pisum sativum , the one that became domesticated to yield our garden peas, and Pisum fulvum, which was never domesticated. Reference for: Pisum sativum. Notes: eFloras, Missouri Botanical Garden, St.