From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gymnocladus dioicus Desoto.jpg
Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae[1]
Genus: Gymnocladus

G. burmanicus
G. chinensis
G. dioicus

Gymnocladus (Neo-Latin, from Greek γυμνὀς, gymnos, naked + κλάδος, klados, branch)[2] is a small genus of leguminous trees. The common name coffeetree is used for this genus.[3]

There are three species:[4][5]


  1. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3. 
  2. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Gymnocladus". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead. 
  3. ^ "Gymnocladus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  4. ^ LegumeWeb genus list
  5. ^ PFAF: Gymnocladus