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Anagyris foetida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae[1]
Genus: Anagyris

2–8; see text.

Anagyris (common name Oro de Risco) is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae.

Almost extinct, Anagyris latifolia can be found in Gran Canaria. It has trifoliate leaves, and grows edible beans.[2]


Anagyris comprises the following species:[3][4][5]

Species names with uncertain taxonomic status[edit]

The status of the following species is unresolved:[5]

  • Anagyris chinensis Spreng.
  • Anagyris cretica Mill.
  • Anagyris glauca Loudon
  • Anagyris inodora Lour.
  • Anagyris neapolitana Ten.
  • Anagyris sinensis Steud.


  1. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
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  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Anagyris". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  4. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Anagyris". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Anagyris". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014.