Christia

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Christia
Christia vespertilionis Blanco1.201-cropped.jpg
Christia vespertilionis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Genus: Christia
Moench
Synonyms
  • Lourea Neck. ex Desv.
  • Ploca Lour. ex Gomes

Christia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae.