African Plant Database

Cleome stricta (Klotzsch) R.A. Graham
Family : Capparaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 31 (1958)
Information on the genus : Cleome
Basionym : Symphyostemon strictus Klotzsch
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sieruela stricta (Klotzsch) Roalson & J.C. Hall
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Symphyostemon strictus Klotzsch
 Sieruela stricta (Klotzsch) Roalson & J.C. Hall (2017)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, erect or spreading, stout and rather rigid, to 1,5 m.
Ecology : Sandy sea-shores; sea-level; sometimes becoming a weed of cultivation in coastal areas. Not in Somalia.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 58 (1991).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°12824
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