Bertiera

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Bertiera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Bertiereae
Genus: Bertiera
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Type species
Bertiera guianensis
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Synonyms

Bertiera is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It comprises 57 species with most known from tropical Africa, five known from various Indian Ocean islands and five found in the tropics of the Americas.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus Bertiera was described by Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet in 1775 and the type species is Bertiera guianensis. It is the only genus in the tribe Bertiereae.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bertiera in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Nguembou K, Charlemagne, et al. (2003). "Les espèces camerounaises du genre Bertiera (Rubiaceae)". Systematics and Geography of Plants 73 (2): 237–280. 
  3. ^ a b Nguembou K, Charlemagne, et al. (2006). "A new heterophyllous Bertiera (Rubiaceae) from Cameroon and Gabon". Systematics and Geography of Plants 76 (2): 211–216. 
  4. ^ a b c Wittle PM, Davis AP (2010). "A revision of Madagascan Bertiera (Rubiaceae)". Blumea 55 (2): 105–110. doi:10.3767/000651910X525259. 
  5. ^ Lovett, J. & Clarke, G. P. (1998) "Bertiera pauloi" 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, last accessed on 20 August 2007

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