African Plant Database


Cleome monophylla L.
Family : Capparaceae
Family (APGIII) : CLEOMACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 672 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Cleome
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sieruela monophylla (L.) Roalson & J.C. Hall
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sieruela monophylla (L.) Roalson & J.C. Hall
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sieruela monophylla (L.) Roalson & J.C. Hall
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cleome monophylla L. var. monophylla
 Sieruela monophylla (L.) Roalson & J.C. Hall (2017)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cleome massae Chiov. (1940)
=Cleome monophylla var. cordata (Burch. ex DC.) Sond.
=Cleome cordata Burch. ex DC.
=Cleome subcordata Steud.
=Cleome epilobioides Baker (1897)
=Cleome monophylla var. madagascariensis Hadj-Moust. (1965)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cleome monophylla L. var. monophylla
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, erect or spreading, to 1 m, usually branched.
Ecology : Grassland, deciduous woodland and bushland, lake-shores, a weed of cultivated and disturbed ground; 30-2100 m alt. Very variable. S. Africa, Madagascar; tropical Arabia; India, Sri Lanka.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.5 m.in states: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 121-122 (1970).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 41 (1986).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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Record n°12770 modified 2009-09-24
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