What is another word for Genus Pisum?
3 synonyms found
[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˈɪsəm], [ dʒˈɛnəs pˈɪsəm], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˈɪ_s_ə_m]
Genus Pisum is the scientific name for the pea plant. Pea plants belong to the Fabaceae family, which includes beans, lentils and soybeans. The genus Pisum consists of various species, including Pisum sativum and Pisum arvense. Synonyms for Genus Pisum are largely limited to its scientific name or simply the term 'pea plant.' Other terms used to describe peas include legumes, green peas, garden peas, and marrowfat peas, to mention but a few. Green peas are probably the most widely recognized type of pea and are consumed as part of many dishes. All members of the genus Pisum can be cooked, eaten raw, or used in soups and stews.