English: Dogbane family.
Botany: 77 genera; ± 850 species; ovaries distinct; stylar head; milky sap.
Content: indole alkaloids, stimulating brain, heart, sex; cardiac glycosides.
DD: Nitrogenium, Sulphur, Muriaticum, Silver series.

Taxonomy
In the Apg3 classification Asclepiadaceae is included in Apocynaceae. This is done to keep Apocynaceae monophyletic. In the Plant theory Apocynaceae is split in Rauvolfieae and Apocyneae, the two subfamilies of Apocynaceae. Rauvolfieae, Apocyneae and Asclepiadaceae are all three monophyletic. Apocyneae is placed in Subphase 6.
Apocynoideae is a subfamily in the extended Apocynaceae, in the order Gentianales. It has 78 genera and 860 species.

Apocynaceae
Clades: Gentianales; Lamiidae; Asteranae; Angiospermae; Plants.

Tribes and Genera
Tribe Apocyneae: Aganonerion, Aganosma, Anodendron, Apocynum, Baharuia, Baissea, Beaumontia, Chonemorpha, Cleghornia, Dewevrella, Elytropus, Epigynum, Eucorymbia Stapf, Forsteronia, Ichnocarpus, Ixodonerium, Motandra, Odontadenia, Oncinotis, Papuechites, Parameria, Parepigynum, Sindechites, Trachelospermum LemUrceola, Vallariopsis, Vallaris.
Tribe Echiteae: Allotoonia, Amalocalyx, Angadenia, Artia, Asketanthera, Bahiella, Cycladenia, Echites, Ecua, Fernaldia, Hylaea, Laubertia, Macropharynx, Neobracea, Parsonsia, Peltastes, Pentalinon, Pottsia, Prestonia, Rhabdadenia, Stipecoma, Temnadenia, Thenardia.
Tribe Malouetieae: Alafia, Allowoodsonia, Carruthersia, Farquharia, Funtumia, Holarrhena, Kibatalia, Malouetia, Pachypodium, Spirolobium.
Tribe Mesechiteae: Allomarkgrafia, Galactophora, Macrosiphonia, Mandevilla, Mesechites, Quiotania, Secondatia, Telosiphonia, Tintinnabularia.
Tribe Wrightieae: Adenium, Isonema, Nerium, Pleioceras, Stephanostema, Strophanthus, Wrightia.

<