Definition of Rubiaceae. Meaning of Rubiaceae. Synonyms of Rubiaceae

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Definition of Rubiaceae

Rubiaceae
Rubiaceous Ru`bi*a"ceous, a. [L. rubia madder, fr. rubeus red.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of plants (Rubiace[ae]) named after the madder (Rubia tinctoria), and including about three hundred and seventy genera and over four thousand species. Among them are the coffee tree, the trees yielding peruvian bark and quinine, the madder, the quaker ladies, and the trees bearing the edible fruits called genipap and Sierre Leone peach, besides many plants noted for the beauty or the fragrance of their blossoms.

Meaning of Rubiaceae from wikipedia

- The Rubiaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the coffee, madder, or bedstraw family. It consists of terrestrial trees, shrubs, lianas...
- Guettarda is a plant genus in the family Rubiaceae. Most of these plants are known by the common name Velvetseed. Estimates of the number of species range...
- Gaertnera is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are at least 85 species distributed across the Old World tropics from Africa to...
- Cosmibuena is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is native to Chiapas, Central America, and South America as far south as...
- flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. For the Copeland album, see Ixora (album). Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It is the...
- Bertiera is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It comprises 57 species with most known from tropical Africa, five known from various...
- Machaonia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It has about 32 species. All are indigenous to the neotropics. None has a unique common...
- Rondeletia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is endemic to the neotropics. There are around 160 species. Rondeletia odorata is...
- Tarenna is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are about 370 species distributed across the tropical world, from Africa to Asia...
- Hintonia is a plant genus in the family Rubiaceae. Hintonia latiflora Hintonia lumaeana Hintonia octomera Hintonia pulchra Hintonia standleyana Hintonia...