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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
Tribus: Hamelieae
Genera: CosmocalyxDeppeaEiziaHameliaHoffmanniaOmiltemiaPatimaPinarophyllonPlocaniophyllonPseudohameliaPseudomiltemia‎ – Syringantha


Hamelieae A.Rich. ex DC., Prodr. 4: 342, 438. (1830)

Type genus: Hamelia Jacq., Enum. Syst. Pl. 2. (1760)


De Candolle, A.P. 1830. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 4: 342, 438.
Manns, U. & Bremer, B. 2010. Towards a better understanding of intertribal relationships and stable tribal delimitations within Cinchonoideae s.s. (Rubiaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(1): 21-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.04.002 PDF Reference page.
Stranczinger, S., Galambos, A., Szenasy, D. & Szalontai, B. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships in the Neotropical tribe Hamelieae (Rubiaceae, Cinchonoideae) and comments on its generic limits. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52(5): 643-650. DOI: 10.1111/jse.12103 Reference page. 2018. Hamelieae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 20 Dec. 2018.

Hamelieae is a tribe of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae and contains about 171 species in 6 genera. Its representatives are found in tropical and subtropical America.[1] The sister tribe Hillieae is sometimes here included.[2]

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

Chione DC. (1 sp)
Cosmocalyx Standl. (1 sp)
Deppea Schltdl. & Cham. (35 sp)
Hamelia Jacq. (17 sp)
Hoffmannia Sw. (115 sp)
Omiltemia Standl. (2 sp)


Campylobotrys Lem. = Hoffmannia
Choristes Benth. = Deppea
Crusea A.Rich. = Chione
Duhamelia Pers. = Hamelia
Euosmia Humb. & Bonpl. = Hoffmannia
Evosmia Kunth = Hoffmannia
Higginsia Pers. = Hoffmannia
Koehneago Kuntze = Hoffmannia
Lonicera Adans. = Hamelia
Ohigginsia Ruiz & Pav. = Hoffmannia
Ophryococcus Oerst. = Hoffmannia
Oregandra Standl. = Chione
Sacconia Endl. = Chione
Schenckia K.Schum. = Deppea
Tangaraca Adans. = Hamelia
Tepesia C.F.Gaertn. = Hamelia
Xerococcus Oerst. = Hoffmannia


"World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 30 May 2012.
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.
Bremer B (2009). "A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 96: 4–26. doi:10.3417/2006197. S2CID 53378010.
Bremer B, Eriksson E (2009). "Time tree of Rubiaceae: phylogeny and dating the family, subfamilies, and tribes". International Journal of Plant Sciences. 170 (6): 766–793. doi:10.1086/599077. S2CID 49332892.

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