Hillieae

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Hillieae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Hillieae

Hillieae is a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains about 29 species in 3 genera. Its representatives are found in tropical America.[1] The tribe is sometimes included in its sister tribe Hamelieae.[2]

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Currently accepted names[1][3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved May 2012. 
  2. ^ Robbrecht E, Manen J-F (2006). "The major evolutionary lineages of the coffee family (Rubiaceae, angiosperms). Combined analysis (nDNA and cpDNA) to infer the position of Coptosapelta and Luculia, and supertree construction based on rbcL, rps16, trnL-trnF and atpB-rbcL data. A new classification in two subfamilies, Cinchonoideae and Rubioideae". Systematic Geography of Plants 76: 85–146. 
  3. ^ Bremer B (2009). "A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 96: 4–26. doi:10.3417/2006197. 
  4. ^ 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.