Pisum sativum L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Pisum arvens L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pisum sativum. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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India Distribution

World Distribution

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