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 Accessionssort ascending No. Living Accessions
Cyamopsis tetragonoloba
Papilionoideae
  • guar
174 0
Leucaena leucocephala
Caesalpinioideae
  • white lead tree
  • guaje
23 3
Lupinus luteus
Papilionoideae
  • yellow lupin
19 0
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
Parkinsonia florida subsp. florida
Caesalpinioideae
  • blue palo verde
16 2
Vachellia constricta
Caesalpinioideae
  • whitethorn acacia
  • vinorama (Spanish)
  • garabato (Spanish)
shrub
small tree
  • Southwestern North America
16 2
Dalea albiflora
Papilionoideae
  • white-flowered dalea
15 1
Prosopis chilensis
Caesalpinioideae
  • Chilean mesquite
  • algarrobo de Chile (Spanish)
  • algarrobo (Spanish)
15 3
Senegalia greggii
Caesalpinioideae
  • catclaw acacia
  • uña de gato (Spanish)
  • Southwestern North America
15 1
Prosopis velutina
Caesalpinioideae
  • velvet mesquite
14 2
Lupinus sparsiflorus
Papilionoideae
  • Mojave lupin
  • arroyo lupin
14 0
Vachellia caven
Caesalpinioideae
  • espino (Spanish)
  • espino caven (Spanish)
  • espinillo (Spanish)
  • churqui (Spanish)
  • aromito (Spanish)
  • South-Central South America
13 2
Calliandra humilis var. reticulata
Caesalpinioideae
  • fairy duster
13 1
Dermatophyllum secundiflorum
Papilionoideae
  • mescal bean
  • Texas mountain laurel
13 0
Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata
Papilionoideae
  • cowpea
  • black-eyed pea
13 0
Ebenopsis ebano
Caesalpinioideae
  • Texas ebony
  • ébano
12 1
Desmanthus virgatus
Caesalpinioideae
  • wild tantan
  • bundleflower
12 0
Olneya tesota
Papilionoideae
  • desert ironwood
  • palo fierro (Spanish)
  • tesota (Spanish)
tree
  • Southwestern North America
12 2
Crotalaria pumila
Papilionoideae
  • rattle-box
12 0
Crotalaria pallida
Papilionoideae
  • smooth crotalaria
  • striped crotalaria
  • streaked rattlepod
11 0
Parkinsonia microphylla
Caesalpinioideae
  • littleleaf palo verde
  • foothill palo verde
tree
small tree
11 1
Prosopis alba
Caesalpinioideae
  • Argentine mesquite
  • algarrobo blanco (Spanish)
  • ibopé (Guaraní)
  • tacu
  • arbol
11 2
Calliandra eriophylla
Caesalpinioideae
  • fairy duster
  • false mesquite
shrub
subshrub
  • Southwestern North America
11 2
Leucaena retusa
Caesalpinioideae
  • golden-ball lead tree
small tree
  • Southwestern North America
11 2
Desmodium batocaulon
Papilionoideae
  • San Pedro ticktrefoil
  • tick clover
11 1