Definition of Rubiaceae. Meaning of Rubiaceae. Synonyms of Rubiaceae

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Definition of 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 flowering plant subfamily in the family rubiaceae. anthospermeae argostemmateae coccocypseleae coussareeae craterispermeae danaideae
- cinchonoideae is a flowering plant subfamily in the family rubiaceae. calycophylleae catesbaeeae cephalantheae chiococceae cinchoneae guettardeae hamelieae
- subfamily of the rubiaceae. ixoroideae is a subfamily of the rubiaceae family. based on both morphological and molecular characters, rubiaceae has been divided
- 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
- hintonia is a plant genus in the family rubiaceae. hintonia latiflora hintonia lumaeana hintonia octomera hintonia pulchra hintonia standleyana hintonia
- mycetia is a genus of flowering plants in the rubiaceae family. mycetia in the world checklist of rubiaceae