Apocynoideae

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Apocynoideae
Mandevilla sanderi a2.JPG
Mandevilla sanderi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Burnett[1]
Tribes

Apocyneae
Echiteae
Malouetieae
Mesechiteae
Wrightieae[2]

Apocynoideae is a subfamily of the flowering plant family Apocynaceae (order Gentianales). It contains about 78 genera with roughly 860 species. The diverse species have pharmacological interests. Important genera include Nerium.

Genera[edit]

Tribe Apocyneae (27 genera)
Tribe Echiteae (23 genera)
Tribe Malouetieae (11 genera)
Tribe Mesechiteae (9 genera)
Tribe Wrightieae (7 genera)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reveal, J.L. (2012). "Newly required infrafamilial names mandated by changes in the Code of Nomenclature For Algae, Fungi, and Plants". Phytoneuron 33: 1–32. ISSN 2153-733X. 
  2. ^ "Family: Apocynaceae Juss., nom. cons. subfam. Apocynoideae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-04-12. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  3. ^ "GRIN Genera of Apocynaceae tribe Apocyneae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  4. ^ "GRIN Genera of Apocynaceae tribe Echiteae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  5. ^ "GRIN Genera of Apocynaceae tribe Malouetieae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  6. ^ "GRIN Genera of Apocynaceae tribe Mesechiteae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  7. ^ "GRIN Genera of Apocynaceae tribe Wrightieae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-26.