The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Vicia faba L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Vicia (family Leguminosae).

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 7811 [mirror]).

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Faba bona Medik. Synonym H ILDIS
Faba equina Medik. Synonym H ILDIS
Faba faba (L.) House Synonym H ILDIS
Faba major Desf. Synonym H ILDIS
Faba minor Roxb. Synonym H ILDIS
Faba sativa Bernh. Synonym H ILDIS
Faba vulgaris Moench Synonym H ILDIS
Orobus faba Brot. Synonym H ILDIS
Vicia esculenta Salisb. Synonym H ILDIS
Vicia faba subsp. faba Synonym L ILDIS
Vicia vulgaris Gray Synonym H ILDIS

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Vicia faba var. equina Pers. Accepted L ILDIS 1

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record ild-7811.

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