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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: Theligoneae
Genus: Theligonum
Species: T. cynocrambe – T. formosanum – T. japonicum – T. macranthum

Theligonum L., 1754

Cynocrambe Gagnebin, Acta Helv. Phys.-Math. 2: 59 (1755).


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 993.

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日本語: ヤマトグサ属

Theligonum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The genus is found from Macaronesia to the Mediterranean Basin, and from China to temperate eastern Asia.[1] It is the only genus in the tribe Theligoneae.

Theligonum cynocrambe L.
Theligonum formosanum (Ohwi) Ohwi
Theligonum japonicum Ôkubo & Makino
Theligonum macranthum Franch.


"Theligonum in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 20 July 2012.

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