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Tarenna nilagirica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Tarenna

Tarenna is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are about 370 species distributed across the tropical world, from Africa to Asia and the Pacific Islands.[1]

These are shrubs and trees with oppositely arranged leaves and terminal arrays of whitish, greenish, or yellowish flowers.[1]

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ a b Tarenna. Flora of China.
  2. ^ Tarenna subordinate taxa. Tropicos.