family Rubiaceae

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Related to family Rubiaceae: Theligonaceae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbsfamily Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Rubiales, Rubiales - an order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary
madderwort, rubiaceous plant - any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae
genus Rubia, Rubia - type genus of the Rubiaceae; Old World herbs and subshrubs grown for their medicinal properties and for dye substances extracted from their roots
Calycophyllum, genus Calycophyllum - medium to large tropical American trees having shiny reddish-brown shredding bark
Chiococca, genus Chiococca - shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World
Coffea, genus Coffea - coffee trees
genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona - large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
Galium, genus Galium - annual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
genus Gardenia - large genus of attractive Old World tropical shrubs and small trees
genus Genipa - tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs bearing yellow flowers and succulent edible fruit with a thick rind
genus Hamelia - evergreen tropical American shrubs or small trees
genus Mitchella, Mitchella - creeping evergreen herbs of North America
genus Nauclea, Nauclea - small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves
genus Pinckneya, Pinckneya - small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
genus Psychotria, Psychotria - tropical chiefly South American shrubs and trees
genus Sarcocephalus, Sarcocephalus - genus of tropical African trees and shrubs
genus Vangueria, Vangueria - tropical African and Asiatic trees and shrubs having one-seeded fruit
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The Peruvian bark tree, also known as the Jesuit tree or the fever tree, is a cinchona (1) of the family Rubiaceae, native to the western forests of the South American Andes.
Coffee lies in the plant family Rubiaceae, which has about 13,000 species and is the world's fourth largest; thus, with no genome duplication at its root, it appears to break the mold of a genome duplication link to high biodiversity," Denoeud said.
Calycophyllum candidissimum of the Family Rubiaceae