The caterpillars live on the pea and other papilionaceous plants.
They have been called Mouches papilionaces, or papilionaceous Flies.
The leaves are three-parted and the papilionaceous flowers are born in axillary racemes.
Ala (plural, al), a wing; the side-petals of a papilionaceous corolla, 92.
The names of the five petals of the papilionaceous corolla are curiously incongruous.
Carina, a keel; the two anterior petals of a papilionaceous flower, 92.
Trees or Shrubs with papilionaceous corolla; as the laburnum.
papilionaceous, butterfly-shaped; applied to such a corolla as that of the Pea, 91.
A central dorsal ridge, like the keel of a boat; the two anterior united petals of a papilionaceous flower.
Astragalus, a genus of papilionaceous plants, herbaceous or shrubby, and often spiny.