Pisum sativum L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Pisum arvens L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pisum sativum L.
  • Common name : Garden pea, Pea, Common Pea
  • Vernacular name : Sattena (Sanskrit); Matar (Hindi); Batagadle, Batani (Kannada); Matar (Oria); Batani (Telugu); Pattani (Tamil); Pattanikadala, Pattanipayar, Malamkadala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Annual herb; flowers white
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10791
  • Native : Europe and Central Asia
  • World Distribution : Cutivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pisum sativum. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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