General Information
NameGrass pea
Scientific NameLathyrus sativus
DescriptionLathyrus sativus, is a legume (family Fabaceae) commonly grown for human consumption and livestock feed in Asia and East Africa. It is a particularly important crop in areas that are prone to drought and famine, and is thought of as an 'insurance crop' as it produces reliable yields when all other crops fail.
Primary IDFOOD00096
Picture96
Classification
GroupPulses
Sub-GroupPeas
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID25877
Wikipedia IDLathyrus sativus
Composition
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References
Content Reference— Shinbo, Y., et al. 'KNApSAcK: a comprehensive species-metabolite relationship database.' Plant Metabolomics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. 165-181.