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...
- Full list of the genera in the Rubiaceae family. If the generic name is for an accepted genus, it will appear in bold italics followed by the author(s)...
- Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and...
- (2-5m), dioecious tropical rainforest tree. It is one of the few of the Rubiaceae family that has edible fruit. It grows in the northwest area of Colombia...
- Hamelia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. The name honors French botanist Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700–1782). Hamelia...
- Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It is the only genus in the tribe Ixoreae. It consists of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs...
- Cinchona officinalis is a South American tree in the Rubiaceae family. It is native to wet montane forests in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, between...
- 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...
- species from the Rubiaceae family. Detailed, up to date information can be found on Psychotria in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae. Contents:  A B C...
- liberica (or Liberian coffee) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family from which coffee is produced. It is native to western and central...
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