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Vicia faba
(faba bean)

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Vicia faba (faba bean)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Vicia faba
  • Preferred Common Name
  • faba bean
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Soil improvement
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable

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Pictures

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V. faba: 1, flowering and fruiting branch; 2, seeds.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
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CaptionV. faba: 1, flowering and fruiting branch; 2, seeds. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
Copyright©PROSEA Foundation
V. faba: 1, flowering and fruiting branch; 2, seeds.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
Line drawing of plantV. faba: 1, flowering and fruiting branch; 2, seeds. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia. ©PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Vicia faba

Preferred Common Name

  • faba bean

Other Scientific Names

  • Faba vulgaris

International Common Names

  • English: broad bean
  • Spanish: haba
  • French: fève
  • Portuguese: fava; fava-grande

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Acker-Bohne; Dicke Bohne; Pferde-Bohne; Puffbohne; Sau-Bohne
  • Italy: fava; fava grossa; fava maggiore
  • Netherlands: tuinboon
  • Sweden: bondböna

EPPO code

  • VICFX (Vicia faba)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Papilionoideae
  •                                 Genus: Vicia
  •                                     Species: Vicia faba

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid); Adisura atkinsoni (field bean pod borer); Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Alternaria brassicicola (dark leaf spot of cabbage); Aphis fabae (black bean aphid); Artichoke yellow ringspot virus; Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Aulacorthum solani (foxglove aphid); Bean leafroll virus (pea leafroll virus); Bean yellow mosaic virus (bean yellow mosaic); Boeremia exigua var. exigua (leaf spot); Botrytis fabae (chocolate spot: broad bean); Broad bean mild mosaic virus; Broad bean mottle virus; Broad bean necrosis virus; Broad bean stain virus; Broad bean true mosaic virus; Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Bromus madritensis (compact brome); Bromus rigidus (ripgut brome); Bromus rubens (red brome); Bromus sterilis (barren brome); Bruchus rufimanus (broadbean weevil); Cacoecimorpha pronubana (carnation tortrix); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Chickpea chlorotic dwarf virus; Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Deroceras laeve (meadow slug); Didymella fabae (leaf and pod spot); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Ditylenchus gigas; Emex australis (Doublegee); Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Erysiphe pisi var. pisi (powdery mildew of pea); Faba bean necrotic stunt virus; Faba bean necrotic yellows virus; Faba bean yellow leaf virus; Galinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier); Gibberella avenacea (Fusarium blight); Halotydeus destructor (redlegged earth mite); Helicoverpa punctigera (native budworm); Heterodera goettingiana (pea cyst eelworm); Lampides boeticus (pea blue butterfly); Lolium temulentum (darnel); Loxostege sticticalis (beet webworm); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Melilotus indica (Indian sweetclover); Meloidogyne artiellia; Milk vetch dwarf virus; Orobanche (broomrape); Orobanche crenata (crenate broomrape); Orobanche minor (common broomrape); Pea early-browning virus; Peanut stunt virus (peanut stunt); Peronospora viciae (downy mildew: legumes); Phalaris paradoxa (awned canary-grass); Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Poa annua (annual meadowgrass); Pratylenchus vulnus (walnut root lesion nematode); Pseudomonas syringae pv. aptata (leaf spot: sugarbeet); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Senecio vulgaris; Sitona lineatus (pea leaf weevil); Sminthurus viridis (lucerne flea); Soybean dwarf virus; Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Thrips angusticeps (field thrips); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Uromyces viciae-fabae (rust of broad bean); Urtica urens (annual nettle); Zygotylenchus guevarai

Minor host of:

Acyrthosiphon kondoi (blue alfalfa aphid); Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Alopecurus myosuroides (black-grass); Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel); Aphanomyces euteiches (Aphanomyces root rot); Aphis craccivora (groundnut aphid); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Beet western yellows virus (turnip (mild) yellows); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Chickpea chlorotic stunt virus; Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Citrus exocortis viroid (citrus exocortis); Clonostachys rosea (mycoparasite of fungal pathogens); Clover yellow vein virus (CYVV); Cochliobolus lunatus (head mould of grasses, rice and sorghum); Cochliobolus sativus (root and foot rot); Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (anthracnose of bean); Cowpea mild mottle virus (angular mosaic of beans); Crocidosema aporema (bud borer); Cuscuta campestris (field dodder); Cuscuta europaea (European dodder); Delia platura (bean seed fly); Etiella zinckenella (pea pod borer); Eurysacca melanocampta (quinoa moth); Gibberella zeae (headblight of maize); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Hypera postica (lucerne weevil); Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Liriomyza bryoniae (tomato leaf miner); Liriomyza cicerina; Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Lolium rigidum (rigid ryegrass); Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); Meloidogyne ethiopica (Root-knot nematode); Moluccella laevis; Orobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape); Orobanche ramosa (branched broomrape); Oryzaephilus surinamensis (saw toothed grain beetle); Papaver rhoeas (common poppy); Pea mild chlorosis virus; Pea necrotic yellow dwarf virus; Pectobacterium atrosepticum (potato blackleg disease); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Phoma pinodella (leaf spot of pea); Phytophthora erythroseptica var. erythroseptica (pink tuber rot); Phytophthora inundata; Phytophthora megasperma (root rot); Phytophthora pisi; Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pratylenchus thornei; Pseudomonas viridiflava (bacterial leaf blight of tomato (USA)); Rhodococcus fascians (fasciation: leafy gall); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Setaria viridis (green foxtail); Sitophilus granarius (grain weevil); Sitophilus oryzae (lesser grain weevil); soybean phyllody phytoplasma (soyabean phyllody); Spergula arvensis (corn spurry); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Stellaria media (common chickweed); Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress); Thrips imaginis (plague thrips); Tobacco mosaic virus (tobacco mosaic); Tobacco streak virus (tobacco streak); Turnip mosaic virus (cabbage A virus mosaic); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Waitea circinata (root rot of maize)

Associated with (not a host):

Aspergillus tamarii; Erynia neoaphidis (parasite of aphids); Mycosphaerella tassiana (antagonist of Botrytis cinerea); Trichothecium roseum (fruit rot of tomato)

Host of (source - data mining):

Acanthoscelides obtectus (bean bruchid); Agalliana ensigera; Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Aphis fabae cirsiiacanthoidis; Aphis nerii (sweet pepper aphid); Apion arrogans; Apion vorax; Bruchidius incarnatus; Bruchus atomarius; Bruchus dentipes; Callosobruchus chinensis (Chinese bruchid); Calonectria kyotensis (root rot: peach); Cercospora zonata; Cnephasia communana; Cochliobolus spicifer (spring dead spot of grasses); Diaporthe phaseolorum (lima bean pod blight); Euscelidius variegatus; Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. fabae (wilt: broad bean); Gibberella intricans (damping-off of safflower); Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (double-striped pug); Leptosphaerulina trifolii (leaf spot: soyabean); Liriomyza congesta (pea leaf miner); Lixus angustatus; Macrosiphum euphorbiae (potato aphid); Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant); Myzus antirrhinii; Neocosmospora vasinfecta (stem rot: soybean); Ocnogyna baetica; Pea enation mosaic virus-1 (pea virus 1); Pea seed-borne mosaic virus; Penicillium notatum (storage rot of cereals); Phoma glomerata (blight: grapevine); Pleospora herbarum (leaf blight of onion); Rhizopus stolonifer (bulb rot); Sclerotinia trifoliorum (rot of clover); Sitona macularius (weevil, spotted bean); Sphenarches anisodactylus (plume moth); Tetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite); Tribolium destructor (flour beetle); Trogoderma granarium (khapra beetle)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Environmental

  • Soil improvement

Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable

Materials

  • Miscellaneous materials

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore