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Gymnocladus dioicus Desoto.jpg
Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Genus: Gymnocladus

G. burmanicus
G. chinensis
G. dioicus

Gymnocladus (Neo-Latin, from Greek γυμνὀς, gymnos, naked + κλάδος, klados, branch)[1] is a small genus of leguminous trees. The common name coffeetree is used for this genus.[2]

There are three species:[3][4]


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Gymnocladus". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead. 
  2. ^ "Gymnocladus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  3. ^ LegumeWeb genus list
  4. ^ PFAF: Gymnocladus