The pod (legume) of the Pea.
Treat legume seeds, such as peas and beans, with an innoculant before planting.
Most plants from the legume family have the ability to "fix" nitrogen, making them perfect choices for companion planting.
Each seed is contained in a separate cavity by the folding inwards of thewalls of the legume at equal intervals; the legume, when ripe,separates transversely into single-seeded portions.
- Lomentun or lomentaceous legume of a species of Desmodium.