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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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Knoxieae
Genus: Knoxia
Species: K. congesta – K. hedyotoidea – K. lineata – K. manika – K. plantaginea – K. platycarpa – K. roxburghii – K. spicata – K. sumatrensis – K. wightiana – K. zeylanica

Knoxia L., Sp. Pl. 1: 104. (1753)

Type species: Knoxia zeylanica L., Sp. Pl. 1: 104. (1753)


Vissadali Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 145 (1763)
Cuncea Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 135 (1825)
Dentillaria Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 280 (1891)
Baumannia K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 455 (1897), nom. illeg.
Neobaumannia Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 132 (1931)
Afroknoxia Verdc., Kew Bull. 36: 493 (1981)


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 104.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Knoxia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec. 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Knoxia. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 24 2018. 2018. Knoxia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec. 24.

Knoxia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is known to be a rich source of anthraquinones.[1]

Zhou, Zhu; Jiang, Shan-Hao; Zhu, Da-Yuan; Lin, Long-Ze; A Cordell, Geoffrey (1994). "Anthraquinones from Knoxia valerianoides". Phytochemistry. 36 (3): 765–768. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(00)89813-1. ISSN 0031-9422.

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