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Eysenhardtia polystachya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Amorpheae[1]
Genus: Eysenhardtia
Type species
Eysenhardtia polystachya
(Ortega) Sarg.

13–14; see text.

  • Varennea DC.
  • Viborquia Ortega

Eysenhardtia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. Members of the genus are commonly known as Kidneywoods.[2]


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

Species names with uncertain taxonomic status[edit]

The status of the following species is unresolved:[4][5]


  1. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk BE, 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. 
  2. ^ "PLANTS Profile for Eysenhardtia (kidneywood)". PLANTS Database. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 24 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Eysenhardtia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b USDA,; ARS,; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Eysenhardtia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Eysenhardtia". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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