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

Danaideae is a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains about 50 species in 2 genera. Its representatives are found in Tanzania and several islands in the western Indian Ocean: Comoros, Mauritius, Madagascar and Réunion.[1]


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



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