EPPO Global Database

Vicia faba(VICFX)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VICFX
  • Preferred name: Vicia faba
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

A cultivated species, possibly of Asian origin. Grown throughout Europe and the Mediterranean region, and  in temperate zones worldwide, as a fodder plant, pulse and vegetable


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Faba bona Medicus
Faba vulgaris Mönch
Vicia faba subsp. faba Linnaeus
Vicia faba var. major Harz

Common names
Name Language
бакла Bulgarian
fabera Catalan
bob obecný Czech
hestebønne Danish
Ackerbohne German
dicke Bohne German
Pferdebohne German
Puffbohne German
Saubohne German
broad bean English
faba bean English (US)
alubia Spanish
alvera Spanish
faba Spanish
fabera Spanish
fabes Spanish
haba Spanish
haba común Spanish
habita Spanish
habones Spanish
fayot French
fève French
grosse fève French
bob  Croatian
lóbab Hungarian
fava Italian
fava grossa Italian
fava maggiore Italian
tuinboon Dutch
baunevikke Norwegian
bób Polish
wyka bób Polish
fava Portuguese
fava-grande Portuguese
faveira Portuguese
боб конский Russian
боб обыкновенный Russian
боб русский Russian
боб садовый Russian
bôb záhradný Slovak
bob Slovene
grashinë Albanian
боб Serbian
bondböna Swedish
bakla Turkish
cán dòu Chinese
蚕豆 Chinese