Pisum sativum – pod and peas

The pea is a member of the legume family Fabaceae in the order Fabales. This is the 3rd largest family of flowering plants and contains many commercially valuable species.

This model shows the structure of the pea seed pod, also called legume. The model opens to show the arrangement of the seeds (peas) inside.

The collection also contains a model of the flower of this species.

23 Pisum pod open