Asperula

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Asperula
Asperula arvensis0.jpg
Asperula arvensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Rubieae
Genus: Asperula
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Synonyms
  • Asterophyllum Schimp. & Spenn.
  • Blepharostemma Fourr.
  • Chrozorrhiza Ehrh.
  • Cynanchica Fourr.
  • Galiopsis St.-Lag.
  • Lepunis Steven

Asperula, commonly known as woodruff,[1] is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It contains about 195 species and has a wide distribution area from Europe, northern Africa, temperate and subtropicale Asia to Australasia.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 363. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Retrieved 25 January 2017 – via Korea Forest Service. 
  2. ^ "Asperula in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved June 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 364. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Retrieved 16 December 2016 – via Korea Forest Service. 

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