is an Aotus Australian genus of flowering plants, within the legume family Fabaceae. Aotus species, together with other species of the tribe Mirbelieae, are often called golden peas because of their distinctive small yellow flowers. They are endemic to Australia, occurring in all states except the Northern Territory. Aotus are evergreen species. Some are widely cultivated by gardeners for their ornamental value.
Species Aotus comprises the following species:  
Aotus carinata Meissner
Aotus cordifolia Benth.
Aotus ericoides (Vent.) G.Don
Aotus genistoides Turcz.
Aotus gracillima Meissner
Aotus intermedia Meissner
Aotus lanigera Benth.
Aotus mollis Benth.
Aotus passerinoides Meissner
Aotus phylicoides Benth.
Aotus procumbens Meissner
Aotus subglauca Blakeley & McKie
Aotus subspinescens (Benth.) Crisp Aotus tietkensii F.Muell. Species names with uncertain taxonomic status
The status of the following species is unresolved:
Aotus coccinea Dum.Cours.
Aotus diffusa C.A. Gardner
Aotus dillwynioides Meisn.
Aotus drummondii T.Moore
Aotus franklandii Chappill & C.F.Wilkins
Aotus gracilis Loudon
Aotus lanea Chappill & C.F.Wilkins
Aotus preissii Meisn.
leiophylla (Meisn.) Meisn. var. preissii Meisn.
Aotus prosacris Chappill & C.F.Wilkins
Aotus virgata Sieber ex DC. Aotus wuerthii Regel References
"ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for . Aotus" International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics . Retrieved . 22 January 2017
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USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of . Aotus" . Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland . Retrieved . 22 January 2017
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"The Plant List entry for . Aotus" . The Plant List Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013 . Retrieved . 22 January 2017 External links Aotus
Aotus (the name is derived from the Ancient Greek words for "earless" in both cases: the monkey is missing external ears, and the pea is missing earlike bracteoles) may refer to:
Aotus (plant), one of the plant genera commonly known as golden peas in the family Fabaceae (bean family)
Aotus (monkey), the genus of night monkeys in the family Aotidae
AOTUS, the acronym for the Archivist of the United States
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