Rubiaceae

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rubiaceae widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
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Usage

In literature:

Thirdly: Can you give me seeds of any Rubiaceae of the sub-order Cinchoneae, as Spermacoce, Diodia, Mitchella, Oldenlandia?
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Corydalis, Dipsacus, Acanthaceae common, Rubiaceae of a tropical character, such as Ophiorhizae; Celastrus!
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Coffee is a shrub belonging to the family of the Rubiaceae.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
Kadua (small, flat, winged seeds) 16 Rubiaceae.
"Island Life" by Alfred Russel Wallace
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