A genus of plants of the order Leguminosae, consisting of trees or shrubs with compound pinnate leaves and small leaflets, growing in Africa, Arabia the East Indies and Australia.

Acacia

A genus of plants of the order Leguminosae, consisting of trees or shrubs with compound pinnate leaves…

"A genus of plants of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae, natives of the warm parts of America, of which, until recently, the only known species was the A. hypogaea, sometimes called the underground kidney-bean, and more frequently the ground-nut. It also receives the names of earth-nut, American earth-nut, and mandubi." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Arachis

"A genus of plants of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae, natives of the warm parts…

"A genus of plans of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae. The pod is more or less perfectly 2-celled. The leaves are pinnate, with a terminal leaflet. the species are numerous, natives chiefly of the temperate and colder parts of the Old World, shrubby, and often spiny, or unarmed and herbaceous." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Astragalus

"A genus of plans of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae. The pod is more or less…

Beans are in the legume family.

Bean

Beans are in the legume family.

"A valuable medicinal substance, consisting chiefly of a resin (Resin of Copaiva) and a volatile oil (Oil of Copaiva). It flows from incisions made in the stems of trees of the genus Copaifera, trees with pinnate leaves, of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Caesalpinisae, natives of the topical parts of America." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Copaiva Tree

"A valuable medicinal substance, consisting chiefly of a resin (Resin of Copaiva) and a volatile oil…

"A genus of clover-like plants of the natural order Leguminosae, with ternate leaves, differing from the clovers in the generally elongated racemes o flowers, the stamens not adhering to the corolla, and the 1-3 seeded tumid pods. All species have a strong peculiar sweetish smell, which becomes more agreeable when they are dried, and is owing to the presence of Coumarin." — Chambers, 1881

Melilot

"A genus of clover-like plants of the natural order Leguminosae, with ternate leaves, differing from…

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the alfalfa or Medicago sativa.

Alfalfa

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the alfalfa or Medicago sativa.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the alsike clover or Trifolium hybridum.

Alsike Clover

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the alsike clover or Trifolium hybridum.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the flower of the beach pea or Lathyrus maritimus.

Beach Pea Flower

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the flower of the beach pea or Lathyrus maritimus.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaves of the beach pea or Lathyrus maritimus.

Beach Pea Leaves

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaves of the beach pea or Lathyrus maritimus.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): left, blue false indigo (Baptisia australis); right, wild indigo (Baptisia tinctoria).

Blue False Indigo and Wild Indigo

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): left, blue false indigo (Baptisia australis); right, wild indigo…

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the bush clover, Lespedeza violacea.

Bush Clover

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the bush clover, Lespedeza violacea.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the Canadian tick trefoil or Desmodium Canadense.

Canadian Tick Trefoil

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the Canadian tick trefoil or Desmodium Canadense.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the common vetch or Vicia sativa.

Common Vetch

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the common vetch or Vicia sativa.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the cow vetch or Vicia Cracca.

Cow Vetch

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the cow vetch or Vicia Cracca.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf and seed pod of Desmodium Dellenii.

D. Deillenii

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf and seed pod of Desmodium Dellenii.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the seed pod of Desmodium grandiflorum.

D. Grandiflorum

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the seed pod of Desmodium grandiflorum.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf and seed pod of Desmodium paniculatum.

D. Paniculatum

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf and seed pod of Desmodium paniculatum.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the ground nut or Apios tuberosa.

Ground Nut

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the ground nut or Apios tuberosa.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): left, hog peanut (Amphicarpaea monoica); right, wild bean (Phaseolus polystachyus).

Hog Peanut and Wild Bean

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): left, hog peanut (Amphicarpaea monoica); right, wild bean (Phaseolus…

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the hop clover or Trifolium agrarium.

Hop Clover

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the hop clover or Trifolium agrarium.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of Lespedeza hirta.

L. Hirta

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of Lespedeza hirta.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), Lespedeza virginica.

L. Virginica

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), Lespedeza virginica.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the milk vetch or Astragalus canadensis.

Milk Vetch

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the milk vetch or Astragalus canadensis.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the nonesuch or black medick (Medicago lupulina).

Nonesuch or Black Medick

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the nonesuch or black medick (Medicago lupulina).

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): large image, the partridge pea with pods (Cassia Chamaecrista); leaves on left side, Strophostyles helvola.

Partridge Pea

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae): large image, the partridge pea with pods (Cassia Chamaecrista); leaves…

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the rabbit-foot clover or Trifolium arvense.

Rabbit-Foot Clover

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the rabbit-foot clover or Trifolium arvense.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the tick trefoil or Desmodium nudiflorum.

Tick Trefoil

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the tick trefoil or Desmodium nudiflorum.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the trailing bush clover or Lespedeza procumbens.

Trailing Bush Clover

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of the trailing bush clover or Lespedeza procumbens.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of Vicia americana.

V. Americana

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the leaf of Vicia americana.

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the yellow melilot or Melilotus officinalis.

Yellow Melilot

Of the pulse family (Leguminosae), the yellow melilot or Melilotus officinalis.