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

Hymenodictyeae is a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains about 25 species in 2 genera. The representatives of the genus Hymenodictyon are found from tropical and southern Africa, Madagascar to tropical Asia and China (Yunnan). The two species of Paracorynanthe are restricted to Madagascar.[1]


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



  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved May 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. 
  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.