Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Leguminosae (rights holder: George Dvorsky) © George Dvorsky

Pea Family

Hydration increases internal pressure: legumes   The seeds of legumes can generate tremendous internal pressures by absorbing large amounts of water.  Modify > Modify physical state > Pressure   Get, store, or distribute resources > Capture, absorb, or filter > Liquids   Make > Generate/convert ener... Text © The Biomimicry Institute

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility