Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Cordiereae
A.Rich. ex DC. emend. Mouly
Type genus
A.Rich. ex DC.

Cordiereae is a tribe of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family and contains 124 species in 12 genera. Its representatives are found in central and southern tropical America.[1]


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



  1. 1 2 "World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved March 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.
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