Paederia

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Paederia
Paederia scandens 2.JPG
Paederia foetida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Paederieae[1]
Genus: Paederia
L.[2]
Species

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Synonyms
  • Daun-contu Adans.
  • Disodea Pers.
  • Hondbessen Adans.
  • Lecontea A.Rich.
  • Lygodisodea Ruiz & Pav.
  • Reussia Dennst. nom. inval.
  • Siphomeris Bojer[2]

Paederia is a genus of flowering plants in the madder family, Rubiaceae. They are commonly known as sewer vines because of the strong odours exuded when their leaves or stems are crushed or bruised.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus Paederia". Taxonomy. UniProt. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Genus: Paederia L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  3. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Paederia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Paederia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Paederia at Wikispecies