Lathyrus


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Lathyrus

genus of plants in legume family Fabaceae; toxin is 3-aminopropionitrile; causes neurological disease, including excitability, convulsions and death without skeletal lesions; includes L. angulatus, L. aphaca, L. cicera, L. clymenum, L. hookeri, L. latifolius, L. nissolia (grass vetchling), L. polymorphus subsp. incanus, L. pusillus (singletary pea), L. sativus, L. splendens (Pride of California), L. sylvestris, L. tingitatus (Tangier pea).

Lathyrus hirsutus
causes poisoning in cattle, the main sign being lameness due to pain in the feet. Called also Kaley pea, wild winter pea, Indian pea.
Lathyrus odoratus
the ornamental sweetpea, of which the seeds cause skeletal abnormality when fed experimentally; may cause equine stringhalt.
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Lathyrus vernus (Fabaceae) is a long-lived herb distributed from central and northern Europe to east of the Ural mountains.
We examined patterns of gene movement via pollen within two sites of Lathyrus latifolius L.
Anatomical, palynological, caryological and seed morphological studies on some species of Lathyrus have been performed to elucidate the phylogenetic relationship of Lathyrus genus within the subfamily Papilionoideae (Perveen and Qaiser, 1998; Tosheva et al.
For a heavily scented variety, go for Lathyrus 'Supremo Mix' (Suttons), which produces hotter colours of bright red and pink, white and blue flowers.
Lathyrus (Lathyrus cicera): A potential new ingredient in pig grower diets.
We suggest that the seed morphology and testa texture could be used as definers in the identification of Lathyrus taxa.
lathyrus (Sivakumaran and Hall, 1978), and in other species (Cornish and Zeevaart, 1984; Cowan and Railton, 1987).
Claytonia lanceolata, Erythronium grandiflorum, and Mertensia brevistyla formed an early cohort; Delphinium nuttallianum, Lathyrus leucanthus, and Potentilla pulcherrima formed a middle cohort; and Eriogonum subalpinum, Ipomopsis aggregata, Campanula rotundifolia, and Seriphidium vaseyanum formed a late cohort.
A total of 120 varieties of different pulse crops comprising chickpea (27), pigeonpea (16), urdbean (17), mungbean (19), field pea (10), lentil (11), rajmash (2), cowpea (7), guar (5), horse gram (3), mothbean (2) and lathyrus (1) have been released during 2007-2012.
In this study, 10 wild species of genus Lathyrus grown in Turkey L.
8) Lathyrus latifolius The everlasting pea is a herbaceous climber with small clusters of pinky-purple flowers through summer till early autumn.
lobelii, Cerinthe auriculata, Epipactis meridionalis, Limodorum brulloi, Cardamine battagliae, and a fairly high number of amphi-Adriatic species such as Geranium versicolor, Ranunculus brutius, Lamium flexuosum, Lathyrus grandiflorus, Lathyrus digitatus, Melittis albida, Doronicum orientale, Huetia cynapioides, which are restricted to the southern Apennines as far as their Italian distribution is concerned.