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Cinchona calisaya (Köhler).jpg
Cinchona calisaya
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Cinchoneae

The Cinchoneae are a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family containing about 125 species in 9 genera. Representatives are found from Costa Rica to southern tropical America.[1]


Currently accepted names:[1][2][3]



  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved April 2012. 
  2. ^ Bremer B (2009). "A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 96: 4–26. doi:10.3417/2006197. 
  3. ^ Bremer B, Eriksson E (2009). "Time tree of Rubiaceae: phylogeny and dating the family, subfamilies, and tribes". International Journal of Plant Sciences 170: 766–793. doi:10.1086/599077.