coffee tree, Kentucky

coffee tree, Kentucky,

common name for the plant species Gymnocladus dioica, a tree of the family Leguminosae (pulsepulse,
in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
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 family) and native to the E United States. The seeds of the woody pods have been used as a substitute for coffee.