African Plant Database

Cleome albescens Franch.
Family : Capparaceae
Protologue : Sert. Somal. 11 (1882)
Information on the genus : Cleome
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or shrublet, 20-30 cm.
Ecology : Semi-desert scrub or bushland, in rocky places on limestone; 100-1450 m alt. Subsp. omanensis Chamberlin & Lamond occurs in Oman and Yemen (M. Thulin & al. in Biol. Skr. 54: 143, 2001).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 57

Bibliography other :
  • Nord. J. Bot. 22: 218 (2002).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 12784
Record n°12784
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