"Rubiaceae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The Madder plant family of the order Gentianales (formerly Rubiales), subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida includes important medicinal plants that provide QUININE; IPECAC; and COFFEE. They have opposite leaves and interpetiolar stipules.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Rubiaceae".
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