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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae[1]
Genus: Euchresta
Type species
Euchresta horsfieldii
(Lesch.) Benn.

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Euchresta is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae.[2] It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae and is the only genus in the tribe Euchresteae.[citation needed]


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


The following hybrids have been described:[5]

  • ×Euchresta strigillosa C.Y.Wu

Vernacular Names

  • Catalan, Valencian: Euchresteae

Botanical Name

Euchresta Benn.


Higher Taxa

  • Genus Euchresta Benn.
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    Map showing distribution of observations of Euchresta.

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    Page Notes

    • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Euchresta
    • Primary Sources: Global Biodiversity Information Facility · The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011 · Wikipedia · Wikispecies · ZipcodeZoo.com.
    • Last revised: 2015-2-3. Last revision: ZZBot. 8294 bytes.


    1. Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, 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. Oscar Nelson Allen (1981). "The Leguminosae, a Source Book of Characteristics, Uses, and Nodulation". University of Wisconsin Press. p. 280. ISBN 9780299084004.  |chapter= ignored (help)
    3. "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Euchresta". International Legume Database & Information Service (Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics). Last edited on 1 November 2005 (rebuilt on 24 April 2013). Retrieved 14 May 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
    4. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Euchresta". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database] (National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland). Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
    5. 5.0 5.1 "The Plant List entry for Euchresta". The Plant List (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden). 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014.