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Gymnocladus (Neo-Latin, from Greek γυμνὀς, gymnos, naked + κλάδος, klados, branch)[2] is a small genus of leguminous trees. The common name coffeetree is used for this genus.[3]

Gymnocladus
Gymnocladus dioicus Desoto.jpg
Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus
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Gymnocladus

Species

G. burmanicus
G. chinensis
G. dioicus

There are three species:[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
  2. ^   Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Gymnocladus" . New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
  3. ^ "Gymnocladus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  4. ^ LegumeWeb genus list
  5. ^ PFAF: Gymnocladus