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Rubiaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 34784

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Theligonaceae
 
    Dialypetalanthaceae
 
  Common Name(s): madders [English]
 
    rubiacées [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   
                            FamilyRubiaceae  – madders, rubiacées  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Aidia Lour.  
                               Genus Antirhea Comm. ex Juss. – quina 
                               Genus Arcytophyllum Roem. & Schult.  
                               Genus Asperula L. – woodruff 
                               Genus Bikkia Reinw.  
                               Genus Bobea Gaudich. – `ahakea 
                               Genus Bouvardia Salisb.  
                               Genus Breonia A. Rich.  
                               Genus Calycophyllum DC.  
                               Genus Canthium Lam.  
                               Genus Carapichea Aubl.  
                               Genus Casasia A. Rich.  
                               Genus Catesbaea L. – lilythorn 
                               Genus Cephalanthus L. – buttonbush 
                               Genus Chiococca P. Browne – milkberry 
                               Genus Chione DC.  
                               Genus Cinchona L.  
                               Genus Coccocypselum P. Browne  
                               Genus Coffea L. – coffee 
                               Genus Colleteria David W. Taylor  
                               Genus Coprosma J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. – mirrorplant 
                               Genus Crucianella L.  
                               Genus Cruciata Mill. – bedstraw 
                               Genus Crusea Cham. & Schltdl. – saucerflower, mountain saucerflower 
                               Genus Damnacanthus C.F. Gaertn.  
                               Genus Dentella J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
                               Genus Diodella Small  
                               Genus Diodia L. – buttonweed 
                               Genus Dolichopentas Kårehed & B. Bremer  
                               Genus Erithalis P. Browne – blacktorch 
                               Genus Ernodea Sw.  
                               Genus Exostema (Pers.) Humb. & Bonpl.  
                               Genus Faramea Aubl. – false coffee 
                               Genus Galium L. – gaillet, bedstraw 
                               Genus Gardenia Ellis  
                               Genus Genipa L.  
                               Genus Geophila D. Don  
                               Genus Gonzalagunia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               Genus Guettarda L.  
                               Genus Hamelia Jacq.  
                               Genus Hedyotis L. – starviolet 
                               Genus Hillia Jacq.  
                               Genus Houstonia L. – bluet 
                               Genus Hydnophytum Jack. – ant plant 
                               Genus Hydrophylax L. f.  
                               Genus Ixora L.  
                               Genus Kadua Cham. & Schltdl.  
                               Genus Kelloggia Torr. ex Benth.  
                               Genus Lasianthus Jack  
                               Genus Luculia Sweet  
                               Genus Lucya DC.  
                               Genus Machaonia Humb. & Bonpl.  
                               Genus Margaritopsis C. Wright  
                               Genus Mitchella L.  
                               Genus Mitracarpus Zucc. – girdlepod 
                               Genus Morinda L.  
                               Genus Mussaenda L.  
                               Genus Neanotis W.H. Lewis  
                               Genus Neolamarckia Bosser  
                               Genus Neonauclea Merr.  
                               Genus Nertera Banks & Sol. ex Gaertn.  
                               Genus Notopleura (Benth. & Hook. f.) Bremek.  
                               Genus Oldenlandia L.  
                               Genus Oldenlandiopsis Terrell & W.H. Lewis – creeping-bluet 
                               Genus Paederia L. – sewer vine 
                               Genus Palicourea Aubl. – cappel 
                               Genus Pentanisia Harv.  
                               Genus Pentas Benth.  
                               Genus Pentodon Hochst.  
                               Genus Phialanthus Griseb.  
                               Genus Pinckneya Michx.  
                               Genus Plocama Ait.  
                               Genus Posoqueria Aubl.  
                               Genus Psychotria L. – wild coffee 
                               Genus Psydrax Gaertn.  
                               Genus Randia L. – indigoberry 
                               Genus Richardia L. – Mexican clover 
                               Genus Rondeletia L. – cordobancillo 
                               Genus Rosenbergiodendron Fagerl.  
                               Genus Rubia L.  
                               Genus Sabicea Aubl. – woodvine 
                               Genus Sarcopygme Setch. & Christoph.  
                               Genus Schradera Vahl  
                               Genus Scolosanthus Vahl  
                               Genus Scyphiphora C.F. Gaertn.  
                               Genus Serissa Comm. ex Juss. – snowrose 
                               Genus Sherardia L.  
                               Genus Spermacoce L. – false buttonweed 
                               Genus Stenaria Raf. ex Steud.  
                               Genus Stenostomum C.F. Gaertn.  
                               Genus Strumpfia Jacq.  
                               Genus Tarenna Gaertn.  
                               Genus Timonius DC.  
                               Genus Uncaria Schreb.  
                               Genus Valantia L.  
                               Genus Vangueria Comm. ex Juss.  
                               Genus Wittmackanthus Kuntze  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charlotte M. Taylor  
  Notes: Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Lousis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Rubiaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: rubiacées[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: Rubiaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rubiaceae   
       
  Source: Rubiaceae 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: Rubiaceae   
       
  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: Rubiaceae   
       
  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: Rubiaceae   
       
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