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...
- Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and...
- Full list of the genera in the family Rubiaceae. If the generic name is for an accepted genus, it will appear in bold italics followed by the author(s)...
- Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is the only genus in the tribe Ixoreae. It consists of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs...
- liberica (or Liberian coffee) is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae from which coffee is produced. It is native to western and central Africa...
- Cinchona officinalis is a South American tree in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to wet montane forests in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, between...
- Pentas is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is found in tropical and southern Africa, the Comoros, Madagascar, and the Arabian...
- 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...
- dioecious tropical rainforest tree. It is one of the few of the family Rubiaceae that has edible fruit. It grows in the northwest area of Colombia in the...
- Morinda citrifolia is a fruit-bearing tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. Its native range extends across Southeast Asia and Australasia, and the species...
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