African Plant Database

Cleome chrysantha Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 3: 274 (1835)
Information on the genus : Cleome
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thulinella chrysantha (Decne.) Roalson & J.C. Hall
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thulinella chrysantha (Decne.) Roalson & J.C. Hall
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polanisia chrysantha (Decne.) T. Durand & Schinz
 Thulinella chrysantha (Decne.) Roalson & J.C. Hall (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Capparis parviflora Hochst. ex Schweinf.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby, to 60 cm, woody below, branched; circular-deflexed 'pedicels in fruit.
Ecology : Rocky places; to 1500 m alt. (Chad: Tibesti). Libya, Egypt; Arabia, S Iran.

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 :
  • 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: 58

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 12: 14
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 155 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 178 (1999).
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Record n°12791 modified 2008-03-25
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