Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
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Nauclea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The species are evergreen trees or shrubs that are native to the paleotropics. The terminal vegetative buds are usually strongly flattened. The generic name is derived from the Ancient Greek words naus, meaning "ship" and kleio, meaning "to close". It refers to the resemblance of the cells of the capsule to a ship's hull.[... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
9.09%1 of 11 accepted Species
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected data sources
This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility