Rubiaceae

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Rubiaceae
Galium verum2.jpg
Lady's Bedstraw (Galium verum)
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Rubiaceae

Type genus
Rubia

Rubiaceae is a family of flowering plants, variously called the madder, bedstraw, or coffee family. There are about 600 genera and more than 10,000 species in Rubiaceae.

There are three subfamilies: Rubioideae, Cinchonoideae and Ixoroideae.

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