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Apocynaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 30124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Asclepiadaceae
 
    Carissaceae
 
    Cerberaceae
 
    Cynanchaceae
 
    Periplocaceae
 
    Plumeriaceae
 
    Stapeliaceae
 
    Vincaceae
 
  Common Name(s): dogbane [English]
 
    apocyns [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderGentianales   
                            FamilyApocynaceae  – dogbane, apocyns  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Adenium Roem. & Schult. – desert rose 
                               Genus Allamanda L.  
                               Genus Allotoonia J.F. Morales & J.K. Williams  
                               Genus Alstonia R. Br.  
                               Genus Alyxia Banks ex R. Br.  
                               Genus Amsonia Walter – slimpod, bluestar 
                               Genus Anechites Griseb.  
                               Genus Angadenia Miers – pineland golden trumpet 
                               Genus Apocynum L. – dogbane 
                               Genus Araujia Brot.  
                               Genus Asclepias L. – milkweed 
                               Genus Brachystelma R. Br.  
                               Genus Calotropis R. Br.  
                               Genus Caralluma R. Br.  
                               Genus Carissa L.  
                               Genus Catharanthus G. Don – periwinkle 
                               Genus Cerbera L.  
                               Genus Ceropegia L.  
                               Genus Cryptostegia R. Br. – rubbervine 
                               Genus Cycladenia Benth. – waxy dogbane 
                               Genus Cynanchum L. – swallowwort, swallow-wort 
                               Genus Dischidia R. Br.  
                               Genus Dyera Hook. f.  
                               Genus Echites P. Br.  
                               Genus Edithcolea N.E. Br. – Persian carpet flower 
                               Genus Fernaldia Woodson  
                               Genus Forsteronia G. Mey.  
                               Genus Funastrum E. Fourn. – twinevine 
                               Genus Funtumia Stapf  
                               Genus Gomphocarpus R. Br.  
                               Genus Gonolobus Michx.  
                               Genus Gymnema R. Br.  
                               Genus Hancornia B.A. Gomes  
                               Genus Haplophyton A. DC.  
                               Genus Holarrhena R. Br.  
                               Genus Hoodia Sweet  
                               Genus Hoya R. Br.  
                               Genus Kopsia Blume  
                               Genus Landolphia P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Larryleachia Plowes  
                               Genus Lavrania Plowes  
                               Genus Lepinia Decne.  
                               Genus Macroscepis Kunth  
                               Genus Mandevilla Lindl.  
                               Genus Marsdenia R. Br.  
                               Genus Matelea Aubl. – milkvine 
                               Genus Metalepis Griseb.  
                               Genus Metaplexis R. Br.  
                               Genus Metastelma R. Br.  
                               Genus Morrenia Lindl.  
                               Genus Nerium L. – oleander 
                               Genus Ochrosia Juss. – yellowwood 
                               Genus Orbea (L.) Haw.  
                               Genus Orthosia Decne.  
                               Genus Oxypetalum R. Br.  
                               Genus Pachypodium Lindl.  
                               Genus Pentalinon Voigt  
                               Genus Pergularia L.  
                               Genus Periploca L.  
                               Genus Pherotrichis Decne.  
                               Genus Pinochia M.E. Endress & B.F. Hansen  
                               Genus Plumeria L.  
                               Genus Polystemma Decne.  
                               Genus Prestonia R. Br.  
                               Genus Pteralyxia K. Schum.  
                               Genus Rauvolfia L. – devil's-pepper 
                               Genus Rhabdadenia Müll. Arg.  
                               Genus Riocreuxia Decne.  
                               Genus Saba (Pichon) Pichon  
                               Genus Seutera Rchb.  
                               Genus Stapelia L.  
                               Genus Strophanthus DC.  
                               Genus Tabernaemontana L. – milkwood 
                               Genus Telosma Coville  
                               Genus Thevetia Adans.  
                               Genus Thyrsanthella Pichon  
                               Genus Trachelospermum Lem.  
                               Genus Tylophora R. Br.  
                               Genus Vallesia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               Genus Vinca L. – periwinkle 
                               Genus Vincetoxicum Wolf  
       

 References
       
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: apocyns[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: Apocynaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) Taxonomy Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS), National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA. http://www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/tax/index.html   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: The International Plant Names Index (IPNI), 2007 - 2011, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: The International Plant Names Index, botanical information system from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, available at http://www.ipni.org/index.html   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Apocynaceae   
       
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