Broad bean

Catalogue Type
Seed Catalogue
Scientific Name
Vicia faba
Distinguishing Characters
i) Each pod contains 3 – 8 seeds which is round to oval and 5 – 10 mm diameter usually flattened.
ii) Vicia faba has diploid (2n) chromosome number of 12 where 5 pairs are acrocentric and one pair is metacentric.
Photo of Seed