Search for Legume Taxa

Search for taxa represented in the DELEP holdings. Click on the scientific name of a taxon to see its taxon profile!

Taxon Subfamily Common name(s) Growth Form Native Geographic Range No. Seed Accessions No. Living Accessionssort ascending
Bauhinia carronii
Cercidoideae
  • Queensland ebony
3 4
Acaciella angustissima var. angustissima
Caesalpinioideae
  • white-ball acacia
  • prairie acacia
  • fern acacia
shrub
  • Southern North America
  • Central America
  • Northern South America
  • Central South America
18 4
Senna artemisioides subsp. filifolia
Caesalpinioideae
  • thread-leaf cassia
  • punty bush
  • desert cassia
shrub
  • Australia
6 4
Vachellia rigidula
Caesalpinioideae
  • blackbrush acacia
  • chaparro prieto (Spanish)
  • Southern North America
8 3
Acacia tetragonophylla
Caesalpinioideae
  • dead-finish
  • kurara
6 3
Gleditsia triacanthos
Caesalpinioideae
  • honey locust
10 3
Acacia saligna
Caesalpinioideae
  • golden wreath wattle
  • blueleaf wattle
6 3
Lysiloma watsonii
Caesalpinioideae
  • feather tree
  • tepeguaje (Spanish)
6 3
Parkinsonia texana var. texana
Caesalpinioideae
  • Texas palo verde
4 3
Havardia mexicana
Caesalpinioideae
  • Mexican ebony
  • chino (Spanish)
3 3
Eysenhardtia orthocarpa
Papilionoideae
  • kidneywood
  • palo dulce (Spanish)
small tree
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
9 3
Vachellia nebrownii
Caesalpinioideae
  • water acacia
  • lerura (Tswana)
  • lerwana (Tswana)
small tree
shrub
  • Southern Africa
2 3
Acacia hamersleyensis
Caesalpinioideae
  • Hamersley Range wattle
1 3
Senna artemisioides subsp. petiolaris
Caesalpinioideae
  • silver-leaf cassia
shrub
  • Australia
9 3
Acacia acuminata subsp. acuminata
Caesalpinioideae
  • raspberry jam wattle
  • mangard
small tree
shrub
  • Southwestern Australia
2 3
Bauhinia lunarioides
Cercidoideae
  • Anacacho orchid shrub
  • Anacacho bauhinia
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
7 3
Vachellia hebeclada subsp. hebeclada
Caesalpinioideae
  • candle-pod acacia
  • mouse bush
  • mohae (Sotho)
  • mosko (Tswana)
  • Southern Africa
4 3
Senna pallida
Caesalpinioideae
  • two-flowered senna
  • ejotillo del monte (Spanish)
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
3 3
Erythrostemon mexicanus
Caesalpinioideae
  • Mexican bird-of-paradise
small tree
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
7 3
Peltophorum africanum
Caesalpinioideae
  • African wattle
  • blackwood
  • muzeze (Shona)
  • umsehla (Ndebele)
tree
small tree
  • Southern Africa
4 3
Indigofera sphaerocarpa
Papilionoideae
  • Sonoran indigo
  • wild indigo
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
9 3
Acacia victoriae
Caesalpinioideae
  • prickly wattle
  • bramble wattle
  • elegant wattle
  • Victoria wattle
7 3
Acacia harveyi
Caesalpinioideae 2 3
Senna artemisioides subsp. × sturtii
Caesalpinioideae
  • Sturt's cassia
  • velvet cassia
  • dense cassia
  • grey cassia
shrub
  • Australia
8 3
Senna wislizeni
Caesalpinioideae
  • shrubby senna
shrub
  • Southwestern North America
6 3