F Family

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Based on the Flora of the Cayman Islands by Dr. George Proctor.

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The family LEGUMINOSAE has been subdivided into 3 families
All have a pod (a Legume) which splits longitudinally
CAESALPINIOIDEAE - Open flowers with 5 spreading petals
MIMOSOIDEAE- Tiny, tubular flowers in pom-pom-like clusters
FABOIDEAE - Pea/bean type flowers, 5 petals: standard & 4 others

FABOIDEAE see LEGUMINOSAE
Abrus precatorious / Licorice; John Crow Bead
Aeschynomene americana / Shyleaf
Aeschynomene sensitiva
Alysicarpus vaginalis / White Moneywort
Brya ebenus / West Indian Ebony, Coccus Wood, Jamaican Rain Tree
Cajanus cajan / Congo, Gungo, Pigeon Pea
Canavalia nitida / Horse Bean
Canavalia rosea / Sea Bean
Centrosema virginianum / Lady's Slipper
Christia vespertilionis
Clitoria ternatea / Bluebell
Crotalaria incana / Shake Shake
Crotalaria pumila / Low Rattlebox
Crotalaria retusa / Yellow Sweet Pea; Rattlebox
Crotalaria verrucosa / Sweet Pea
Dalbergia brownei / Cocoon; Brown's Indian Rosewood
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum / Coin Vine
Desmodium gangeticium
Desmodium adscendens/ Threeflower Ticktrefoil
Desmodium incanum / Chick Weed
Desmodium tortuosum / Dixie Ticktrefoil
Erythrina velutina / Red Bean Tree Rare
Galactia striata / Forida Hammock Milkpea
Gliricidia sepium / Quickstick; Aaron's Rod [JA]
Indigofera sp. indent.
Indigofera suffruticosa / Wild Indigo
Indigofera tinctoria / Indigo
Lablab purpureus / Bonavist
Macroptilium lathyroides syn. Phaseolus lathyroides / Wild Dolly
Moghania strobilifera Changed to Flemingia strobilifera  / Wild Hops
Mucuna pruriens / Cow-itch
Phaseolus lathyroides syn.Macroptilium lathyroides
Piscidia piscipula / Dogwood; Fish Poison Tree
Rhynchosia minima / Least Snoutbean
Sesbania grandiflora / Spanish Armada; Picashia
Sesbania sericea
Sophora tomentosa / Micar
Stylosanthes hamata / Lucy Julia; Pencil Flower
Tephrosia cinerea
Tephrosia senna
Teramnus labialis
Teramnus uncinatus
Vigna luteola / Hairypod Cowpea

FLACOURTIACEAE has been changed to SALICACEAE

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