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
- rubioideae is a subfamily of flowering plants in the rubiaceae family and contains about 7600 species in 26 tribes. anthospermeae cham. & schltdl. ex
- ixoroideae is a subfamily of flowering plants in the rubiaceae family and contains about 4000 species in 27 tribes. airospermeae kainul. & b.bremer
- cinchonoideae is a subfamily of flowering plants in the rubiaceae family and contains about 1700 species in 10 tribes. chiococceae benth. & hook.f. cinchoneae
- a large genus of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the family rubiaceae, occurring in the temperate zones of both the northern and southern hemispheres
- 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
- mycetia is a genus of flowering plants in the rubiaceae family. mycetia in the world checklist of rubiaceae
- hintonia is a plant genus in the family rubiaceae. hintonia latiflora hintonia lumaeana hintonia octomera hintonia pulchra hintonia standleyana hintonia