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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Cinchoneae
Genus: Ciliosemina
Species: C. pedunculata – C. purdieana

Ciliosemina Antonelli, Taxon 54: 25. (2005)

Type species: Ciliosemina pedunculata (H.Karst.) Antonelli, Taxon 54: 26. (2005)


Andersson, L. & Antonelli, A. 2005. Phylogeny of the tribe Cinchoneae (Rubiaceae), its position in Cinchonoideae, and description of a new genus, Ciliosemina. Taxon 54(1): 17-28. DOI: 10.2307/25065412 PDF Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Ciliosemina in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Ciliosemina. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 1 2019. 2019. Ciliosemina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 1.

Ciliosemina is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are two recognized species distributed in South America from the eastern Andes to the Amazon basin.[1]

These are woody plants taking the form of shrubs or trees. The white flowers are borne in axillary inflorescences. The fruits are stiff capsules containing winged seeds.[1]

Ciliosemina pedunculata (H.Karst.) Antonelli - Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
Ciliosemina purdieana (Wedd.) Antonelli - Colombia


Ciliosemina. Selected Rubiaceae Tribes and Genera. Tropicos.

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