• WordNet 3.6
    • n Rubiales an order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rubiales A cohort of gamopetalous plants. They are characterized by opposite leaves, a calyx-tube adherent to the inferior ovary, a calyx-border toothed, lobed, or rarely obsolete, stamens fixed upon the corolla, alternate with and commonly equal to its lobes, the anthers separate, the ovary commonly two- to eight-celled, each cell sometimes with one, more often with two or more ovules, the seeds with copious fleshy albumen. It includes the two orders Rubiaceæ and Caprifoliaceæ, the madder and honeysuckle families, the former commonly with and the latter without stipules.
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In literature:

On the same day, our division moved forward to Castilbanos; and the day following to Parada de Rubiallis.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade" by William Surtees

In news:

Colombian Stocks Climb, Led by Pacific Rubiales .
Pacific Rubiales to Purchase Smaller Oil Firm C&C Energia.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Crosses Above 2% Yield Territory.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. Toronto, will acquire from Karoon Gas Australia Ltd a 35% net working interest in four exploratory blocks in the Santos basin offshore Brazil and an option on a fifth exploratory block.
Pacific Rubiales takes Portofino block reins.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. Toronto, will operate and acquire a 40% participating interest in the Portofino heavy oil exploration block in the Caguan-Putumayo basin of southern Colombia.
Pacific Rubiales Expects Colombia Field Permit This Week.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (PRE), which operates Colombia's largest oil field, expects to receive an environmental license to expand the development's output as early as this week.
Pacific Rubiales , Maurel & Prom ally.
Partners decided to suspend work on the Yaraqui-1X well, a subsalt prospect on the Topoyaco block in the Putumayo basin foothills in Colombia, said PetroMagdalena Energy Corp. Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.