Definition of Papilionoideae

1. Noun. Alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae.

Exact synonyms: Subfamily Papilionoideae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
Member holonyms: Genus Amorpha, Amphicarpa, Amphicarpaea, Genus Amphicarpa, Genus Amphicarpaea, Anagyris, Genus Anagyris, Andira, Genus Andira, Anthyllis, Genus Anthyllis, Apios, Genus Apios, Aspalathus, Genus Aspalathus, Astragalus, Genus Astragalus, Baphia, Genus Baphia, Baptisia, Genus Baptisia, Butea, Genus Butea, Cajanus, Genus Cajanus, Canavalia, Genus Canavalia, Genus Caragana, Castanospermum, Genus Castanospermum, Centrosema, Genus Centrosema, Cercis, Genus Cercis, Chamaecytisus, Genus Chamaecytisus, Chordospartium, Genus Chordospartium, Chorizema, Genus Chorizema, Cicer, Genus Cicer, Cladrastis, Genus Cladrastis, Genus Clianthus, Clitoria, Genus Clitoria, Codariocalyx, Genus Codariocalyx, Colutea, Genus Colutea, Genus Coronilla, Genus Crotalaria, Cyamopsis, Genus Cyamopsis, Cytisus, Genus Cytisus, Broom, Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia, Dalea, Genus Dalea, Daviesia, Genus Daviesia, Genus Derris, Desmanthus, Genus Desmanthus, Desmodium, Genus Desmodium, Dipogon, Genus Dipogon, Dolichos, Genus Dolichos, Genus Erythrina, Galega, Genus Galega, Genus Gastrolobium, Genista, Genus Genista, Genus Geoffroea, Geoffroea, Genus Gliricidia, Genus Glycine, Glycine, Genus Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza, Genus Halimodendron, Halimodendron, Genus Hardenbergia, Hardenbergia, Genus Hedysarum, Hedysarum, Genus Hippocrepis, Hippocrepis, Genus Hovea, Genus Indigofera, Indigofera, Genus Jacksonia, Jacksonia, Genus Kennedia, Genus Kennedya, Kennedia, Kennedya, Genus Lablab, Lablab, Genus Laburnum, Laburnum, Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus, Genus Lespedeza, Genus Lens, Lens, Genus Lonchocarpus, Lonchocarpus, Genus Lotus, Lotus, Genus Lupinus, Lupinus, Genus Macrotyloma, Macrotyloma, Genus Millettia, Genus Mucuna, Genus Stizolobium, Stizolobium, Genus Myroxylon, Myroxylon, Genus Onobrychis, Onobrychis, Genus Ononis, Ononis, Genus Ormosia, Ormosia, Genus Oxytropis, Oxytropis, Genus Pachyrhizus, Pachyrhizus, Genus Parochetus, Parochetus, Genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus, Genus Pickeringia, Pickeringia, Genus Piscidia, Piscidia, Genus Pisum, Pisum, Genus Platylobium, Platylobium, Genus Platymiscium, Platymiscium, Genus Podalyria, Podalyria, Genus Pongamia, Pongamia, Genus Psophocarpus, Psophocarpus, Genus Psoralea, Psoralea, Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus, Genus Pueraria, Pueraria, Genus Retama, Retama, Genus Robinia, Robinia, Genus Sabinea, Sabinea, Genus Sesbania, Genus Sophora, Sophora, Genus Spartium, Spartium, Genus Strongylodon, Strongylodon, Genus Templetonia, Templetonia, Genus Tephrosia, Tephrosia, Genus Thermopsis, Thermopsis, Genus Tipuana, Tipuana, Genus Trigonella, Trigonella, Genus Ulex, Ulex, Genus Vicia, Vicia, Genus Vigna, Vigna, Genus Viminaria, Viminaria, Genus Virgilia, Virgilia, Genus Wisteria
Specialized synonyms: Genus Medicago, Medicago

Lexicographical Neighbors of Papilionoideae

Paper Scissors Stone
Papez circuit
Papillon-Leage and Psaume syndrome
Papio ursinus
Pappenheim's stain
Pappenheimer bodies
Paprilus alepidotus
Papua New Guinea

Literary usage of Papilionoideae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"Subfamily: papilionoideae (Faboideae)—Pea family Common Names English: yardlong bean, asparagus bean, bodi bean, snake bean, Chinese long bean French: ..."

2. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"The obliquely-pendent position is almost universal in the papilionoideae, and contributes greatly to the pleasing beauty of their inflorescence. ..."

3. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"Culinary legumes are defined as any member of the family of Fabaceae (also known as Leguminosae), subfamily papilionoideae (having butterfly-like flowers). ..."

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