Family  Rubiaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 975    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 229
Type genus: Rubia L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Bremer, B. 2009. A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 96:4-26.
  • Bremer, B. & T. Eriksson 2009. Time tree of Rubiaceae: phylogeny and dating the family, subfamilies, and tribes. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 170:766-793.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 19 June 2019.