Cicer

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Cicer
Cicer arietinum HabitusFruitsFlowers BotGardBln0906.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Cicereae
Genus: Cicer
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Species

Cicer acanthophyllum
Cicer anatolicum
Cicer arietinum-chickpea
Cicer atlanticum
Cicer bijugum
Cicer canariense
Cicer chorassanicum
Cicer cuneatum
Cicer echinospermum
Cicer fedtschenkoi
Cicer flexuosum
Cicer graecum
Cicer incisum
Cicer judaicum
Cicer kermanense
Cicer macracanthum
Cicer microphyllum
Cicer mogolatvicum
Cicer montbretii
Cicer multijugum
Cicer oxyodon
Cicer pinnatifidum
Cicer pungens
Cicer rechingeri
Cicer reticulatum
Cicer songaricum
Cicer spiroceras
Cicer stapfianum
Cicer subaphyllum
Cicer tragacanthoides
Cicer yamashitae

Ref: ILDIS Version 6.05

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Cicer is a genus of the legume family Fabaceae and the only genus found in Tribe Cicereae. Its native distribution is across the Middle East and Asia. Its best known and only domesticated member is Cicer arietinum; this species includes the chickpea, also known as garbanzo bean, which is commonly used for making dal.

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