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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  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderGentianales   
                            FamilyApocynaceae  – dogbane, apocyns  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAdenium Roem. & Schult. – desert rose 
                               GenusAllamanda L.  
                               GenusAllotoonia J.F. Morales & J.K. Williams  
                               GenusAlstonia R. Br.  
                               GenusAlyxia Banks ex R. Br.  
                               GenusAmsonia Walter – slimpod, bluestar 
                               GenusAnechites Griseb.  
                               GenusAngadenia Miers – pineland golden trumpet 
                               GenusApocynum L. – dogbane 
                               GenusAraujia Brot.  
                               GenusAsclepias L. – milkweed 
                               GenusBrachystelma R. Br.  
                               GenusCalotropis R. Br.  
                               GenusCaralluma R. Br.  
                               GenusCarissa L.  
                               GenusCatharanthus G. Don – periwinkle 
                               GenusCerbera L.  
                               GenusCeropegia L.  
                               GenusCryptostegia R. Br. – rubbervine 
                               GenusCycladenia Benth. – waxy dogbane 
                               GenusCynanchum L. – swallowwort, swallow-wort 
                               GenusDischidia R. Br.  
                               GenusDyera Hook. f.  
                               GenusEchites P. Br.  
                               GenusEdithcolea N.E. Br. – Persian carpet flower 
                               GenusFernaldia Woodson  
                               GenusForsteronia G. Mey.  
                               GenusFunastrum E. Fourn. – twinevine 
                               GenusFuntumia Stapf  
                               GenusGomphocarpus R. Br.  
                               GenusGonolobus Michx.  
                               GenusGymnema R. Br.  
                               GenusHancornia B.A. Gomes  
                               GenusHaplophyton A. DC.  
                               GenusHolarrhena R. Br.  
                               GenusHoodia Sweet  
                               GenusHoya R. Br.  
                               GenusKopsia Blume  
                               GenusLandolphia P. Beauv.  
                               GenusLarryleachia Plowes  
                               GenusLavrania Plowes  
                               GenusLepinia Decne.  
                               GenusMacroscepis Kunth  
                               GenusMandevilla Lindl.  
                               GenusMarsdenia R. Br.  
                               GenusMatelea Aubl. – milkvine 
                               GenusMetalepis Griseb.  
                               GenusMetaplexis R. Br.  
                               GenusMetastelma R. Br.  
                               GenusMorrenia Lindl.  
                               GenusNerium L. – oleander 
                               GenusOchrosia Juss. – yellowwood 
                               GenusOrbea (L.) Haw.  
                               GenusOrthosia Decne.  
                               GenusOxypetalum R. Br.  
                               GenusPachypodium Lindl.  
                               GenusPentalinon Voigt  
                               GenusPergularia L.  
                               GenusPeriploca L.  
                               GenusPherotrichis Decne.  
                               GenusPinochia M.E. Endress & B.F. Hansen  
                               GenusPlumeria L.  
                               GenusPolystemma Decne.  
                               GenusPrestonia R. Br.  
                               GenusPteralyxia K. Schum.  
                               GenusRauvolfia L. – devil's-pepper 
                               GenusRhabdadenia Müll. Arg.  
                               GenusRiocreuxia Decne.  
                               GenusSaba (Pichon) Pichon  
                               GenusSeutera Rchb.  
                               GenusStapelia L.  
                               GenusStrophanthus DC.  
                               GenusTabernaemontana L. – milkwood 
                               GenusTelosma Coville  
                               GenusThevetia Adans.  
                               GenusThyrsanthella Pichon  
                               GenusTrachelospermum Lem.  
                               GenusTylophora R. Br.  
                               GenusVallesia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               GenusVinca L. – periwinkle 
                               GenusVincetoxicum 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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