Coptosapelteae

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Coptosapelteae
Coptosapelta diffusa hyoutankzr01.jpg
Coptosapelta diffusa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Tribe: Coptosapelteae
Bremek. ex S.P.Darwin
Type genus
Coptosapelta
Korth.
Synonyms
  • Acranthereae Bremek. ex S.P.Darwin

Coptosapelteae is a tribe incertae sedis of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains about 55 species in 2 genera. Its representatives are found in tropical and subtropical Asia.[1] This tribe has not been placed within as subfamily of Rubiaceae, but is sister to the rest of the family.[2]

Genera[edit]

Currently accepted names[1][2][3][4]

Synonyms

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved July 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b 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. 
  4. ^ 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.