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Rubiaceae
Lady's Bedstraw (Galium verum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Juss.
Type genus
Rubia
L.

Rubiaceae is a family of flowering plants, variously called the madder, bedstraw, or coffee family. There are about 600 genera and more than 10,000 species in Rubiaceae.

There are three subfamilies: Rubioideae, Cinchonoideae and Ixoroideae.

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