Oxyrhynchus (genus)

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This article is about the genus of legumes. For the Egyptian city, see Oxyrhynchus.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Genus: Oxyrhynchus

Oxyrhynchus is a small genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. A key for the species in this genus has been published.[2]


  1. ^ Delgado-Salinas A, Thulin M, Pasquet R, Weeden N, Lavin M. (2011). "Vigna (Leguminosae) sensu lato: the names and identities of the American segregate genera". Am J Bot 98 (10): 1694–715. doi:10.3732/ajb.1100069. PMID 21980163. 
  2. ^ a b Delgado-Salinas A, Estrada AE. (2010). "A new combination in the genus Oxyrhynchus (Leguminosae: Phaseolinae)". Brittonia 62 (3): 239–242. doi:10.1007/s12228-009-9114-8.