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Rubiaceae

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Placement

Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Tracheobionta
Division Magnoliophyta -- angiosperms, flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida -- dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Rubiales
Family Rubiaceae

Synonyms and common names

Madder family, bedstraw family
Delta splits a few species into two other families, Henriquezaceae and Naucleaceae.

Reference

http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/rubiacea.htm
as of 2002-06-01

Text

Rubiaceae is a family of plants including coffee, gambier, gardenia[?], madder, and ixora[?].

Children

Genera In Delta's Rubiaceae: In Delta's Henriquezaceae: In Delta's Naucleacea:



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