Fabaceae – Pea Family

Plants in the worldwide Pea Family (Fabaceae) are annual and perennial herbs, subshrubs, shrubs, trees, and vines with alternate, usually compound leaves, generally pea-shaped flowers with 5 petals (an upper banner petal, 2 side wing petals, and 2 fused lower keel petals), 5 sepals, and a superior ovary, and fruit in the form of a 2-valved pod known as a legume.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.