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112. Rubiaceae.—Madder Family.

Botanical name:

Herbs, shrubs, or trees, with opposite, simple, and entire leaves, connected with interposed stipules, or in whorls without stipules. A very large family in tropical regions, represented by the coffee plant (Arabia and Africa) and by the cinchonas (South America).


A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.



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