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Vicia April 2008-1.jpg
Vicia sativa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
  • Vicieae DC. 1825
  • Vicieae Bronn

The tribe Fabeae (sometimes referred to as "Vicieae")[1] is one of the subdivisions of the plant family Fabaceae. It is included within the Inverted repeat-lacking clade (IRLC).[2] Five genera are included:[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Hanno Schaefer; Paulina Hechenleitner; Arnoldo Santos-Guerra; Miguel Menezes de Sequeira; R. Toby Pennington; Gregory Kenicer; Mark A. Carine (2012). "Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12: 250. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-250. PMC 3547781. PMID 23267563.
  2. ^ "IRLC". Tree of Life Web Project. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Fabeae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. October 16, 2003. Retrieved August 4, 2010.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Fabeae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Fabeae at Wikispecies