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Amphicarpaea bracteata inflorescence.jpg
Amphicarpaea bracteata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Genus: Amphicarpaea
Elliott ex Nutt.

See text.

  • Amphicarpa Elliott ex Nutt., orth. var.
  • Falcata J. F. Gmel.

Amphicarpaea, commonly known as hogpeanut,[1] is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae.

Species include:

It is classified in subtribe Glycininae and its closest relatives are Glycine and Teramnus:[4]





  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 350. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service. 
  2. ^ Amphicarpaea Elliot ex Nutt., USDA PLANTS
  3. ^ Sachiko Funayama, Ichiro Terashima and Tetsukazu Yahara (2001), "Effects of virus infection and light environment on population dynamics of Eupatorium makinoi (Asteraceae)", American Journal of Botany, 88 (4): 616–622, doi:10.2307/2657060, PMID 11302846 
  4. ^ Jeongran Lee and Theodore Hymowitz (2001), "A molecular phylogenetic study of the subtribe Glycininae (Leguminosae) derived from the chloroplast DNA rps16 intron sequences", American Journal of Botany, 88 (11): 2064–2073, doi:10.2307/3558432