Cleome L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 671 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Aldabra, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rwanda, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South China Sea, South Dakota, South European Russi, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Bahamas, Bermuda, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Cook Is., District of Columbia, Fiji, France, Galápagos, Great Britain, Hawaii, Italy, Kazan-retto, Korea, Maine, Marianas, Marquesas, Mexican Pacific Is., Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Niue, North Carolina, Primorye, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Romania, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, Tennessee, Tokelau-Manihiki, Turks-Caicos Is., Vanuatu

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(2): 1-524. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 74.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 302 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 671 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin & L. E. Kers [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 302 (1754)
  • Pax & K. Hoffm. in E. & P. Pf., ed. 2, 17B: 210 (1936)
  • Sp. Pl.: 671 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 25, 2011 Souza, V.C. [32502] Brazil K000326854 No
Jan 1, 2002 Silva, N.T. [58318] Brazil K000220456 Type Yes
Mar 20, 1972 Johnston, H.H. [s.n.] Angola K000669276 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Palmer, E. [518] Mexico K001294407 No
Jan 1, 1964 Pringle, C.G. [8554] Mexico K001294408 No
Feb 17, 1958 Verdcourt [803] Kenya K000230590 Holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1952 Wright, C. [s.n.] Cuba K000076951 Type Yes
Scheffler, G. [349] Kenya K000669277 Isotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6965] India K001126404 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; de Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21972] Brazil K000220455 Type Yes
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; de Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21972] Brazil K000220454 Isotype Yes
unknown [393] South Africa K000230774 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6965] K001126407 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beard, J.S. [4024] Australia K000643905 Type Yes
Harley, R.M.; Giulietti, A.M.; Pessoa, A. [56334] Brazil K001577757 No
Du, N.V.; Quang, B.H.; Chinh, V.T.; The, P.V.; de Kok, R.; Xanthos, M.D.; Moore, A.; Sinou, C.J.A.M.; Clark, R.P.; Little, P.I. [HNK 3316] Vietnam K001611309 Yes
Thulin, M.; Abdi Dahir; Ahmed Osman [10043] Somalia K001417493 Isotype Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T. [1191] Bolivia K000295108 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6967] India K001126413 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6967] K001126415 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burke [294] South Africa K000230773 Syntype Yes
Zeyher [28] K000230781 Unknown Type Material Yes
Purdie [s.n.] Colombia K000220470 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6965] K001126406 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6965] K001126403 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6967] K001126414 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6967] India K001126412 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6965] K001126405 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M.; Giulietti, A.M.; Watanabe, M.; Pereira, J. [58293] Brazil Physostemon K001577337 No
Nuttall [s.n.] United States Cristatella K000643878 Unknown Type Material Yes
Coulter [65] United States Cristatella K000643879 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nuttall [s.n.] United States Cristatella K000643876 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nuttall [s.n.] United States Cristatella K000643877 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0