Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Augusteae
Kainul. & B.Bremer
Type genus

Augusteae is a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains 89 species in 3 genera. Augusta is found from Mexico to Brazil and in the southwestern Pacific region, Wendlandia is found in northeastern tropical Africa, tropical and subtropical Asia and Queensland, and Guihaiothamnus is found in South China.[1]


Currently accepted names[1][2][3][4]



  1. 1 2 "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved April 2016. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. Bremer B (2009). "A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 96: 4–26. doi:10.3417/2006197.
  3. Bremer B, Eriksson E (2009). "Time tree of Rubiaceae: phylogeny and dating the family, subfamilies, and tribes". International Journal of Plant Sciences. 170: 766–793. doi:10.1086/599077.
  4. Xiea P, Tua T, Razafimandimbison SG, Zhua C, Zhang D (2014). "Phylogenetic position of Guihaiothamnus (Rubiaceae): Its evolutionary and ecological implications". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 78: 375–385. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.05.022.

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