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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: Paederieae
Genus: Paederia
Subgenera: P. subg. Alatopaederia – P. subg. Lecontea – P. subg. Paederia

Species: P. argentea – P. axilliflora – P. bojeriana – P. brasiliensis – P. cavaleriei – P. farinosa – P. foetida – P. fragrans – P. grandidieri – P. lanata – P. majungensis – P. mandrarensis – P. ntiti – P. pospischilii – P. sambiranensis – P. scandens - – P. spectatissima – P. taolagnarensis – P. thouarsiana – P. verticillata


Paederia L., 1767, nom. cons.

Typus: P. foetida


Daun-contu Adans., Fam. 2: 146, 549. 1763.

Disodea Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 210. 1805.
Hondbesseion Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 285. 1891.
Hondbessen Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 158. 1763.
Lecontea A.Rich. ex DC., Prodr. (Candolle) 4: 470. 1830.
Lygodisodea Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 32, t. 5. 1794.
Reussia Dennst. nom. inval.
Siphomeris Bojer ex Hook., Bot. Misc. 3: 313. 1833.


Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996-. Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2010 Dec 09 [1].
Linnaeus, C. 1767. Syst. Nat. ed. 12. 2: 189. 15-31.

Paederia is a genus of flowering plants in the madder family, Rubiaceae. They are commonly known as sewer vines because of the strong odours exuded when their leaves or stems are crushed or bruised.

Paederia brasiliensis (Hook.f.) Puff (South America)
Paederia bojeriana
Paederia cruddasiana Prain – Sewervine (Asia)
Paederia farinosa
Paederia foetida L. (syn. Paederia scandens) – Skunkvine (Asia)
Paederia lanata
Paederia lanuginosa
Paederia linearis Hook.f.[3]
Paederia majungensis
Paederia mandrarensis
Paederia pilifera
Paederia pospischilii
Paederia sambiranensis
Paederia taolagnarensis
Paederia thouarsiana


"Genus Paederia". Taxonomy. UniProt. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
"Genus: Paederia L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
"GRIN Species Records of Paederia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-03.

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