subfamily papilionoideae meaning

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Noun: subfamily Papilionoideae
  1. Alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
    - Papilionoideae

Type of: rosid dicot family

Part of: Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family


  1. Even though nodule formation is common in the two monophyletic subfamilies Papilionoideae and Mimosoideae they also contain species that do not form nodules.

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