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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Phaseolinae
Genus: Strophostyles
Elliott, 1823
  • Phasellus Medik., 1787
  • Phaseolus sect. Strophostyles (Elliott) DC., 1825
  • Phaseolus sect. Strophostyles (Elliott) DC. subsect. Lobatifolii DC.,1825
  • Phaseolus sect. Strophostyles (Elliott) DC. subsect. Integrifolii DC.,1825
  • Phaseolus sect. Strophostyles (Elliott) DC. emend. Benth., 1837

Strophostyles is a small genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. Fuzzybean is a common name for plants in this genus.[3]


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  2. ^ Riley-Hulting ET, Delgado-Salinas A, Lavin M (2004). "Phylogenetic Systematics of Strophostyles (Fabaceae): A North American Temperate Genus within a Neotropical Diversification". Syst Bot. 29 (3): 627–653. doi:10.1600/0363644041744464. JSTOR 25063997. 
  3. ^ "Strophostyles". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 4 December 2015.