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Cleomaceae

Arivela Raf.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 1 February 2018

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  1. Arivela viscosa (L.) Raf., Sylva Tellur. (1838) 110; --Cleome viscosa L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 672; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1960) 103; --Polanisia viscosa (L.) DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 242; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 216. --Polanisia icosandra (L.) Wight & Arn., Prodr. (1834) 22; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 209; --Cleome icosandra L., Sp. Pl. 2 (1753) 672. --Cleome acutifolia Elmer, LPB 7 (1914) 2574; --Type: Elmer 12697 (US, lecto; B, BISH, BM, CAS, F, MO, NY, Z, isolecto), Palawan: Brooks Point (Addison Peak), Feb-1911. Native in the Old World, from tropical Africa and S Arabia to tropical Australia. Common throughout Malesia. Adventive in the Neotropics. A very common weed along roadsides, wastelands, rice fields, etc. at low and medium elevation. Photos

Cleome L. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 October 2017

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  1. Cleome rutidosperma DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 241; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1960) 103. Native in W tropical Africa. First recorded in Malesia around 1920 (in Manila around 1948). Now a very common lowland weed along roadsides, waste places, etc. Invasive species (CABI 2017). Photos

Cleoserrata Iltis [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 October 2017

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  1. Cleoserrata speciosa (Raf.) Iltis, Novon 17: 448 2007; --Cleome speciosa Raf., Fl. Ludovic. (1817) 86; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1960) 101. --Gynandropsis speciosa DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 238; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 209; --Cleome speciosa Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 5 (1821) 84, nom. illeg., auct. non Raf. Native of the Neotropics, now pantropic. Cultivated as an ornamental in SE Asia. LUZON: La Union, Manila, Cavite, LEYTE. Occasionally escaping.

Gynandropsis DC.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 October 2017

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  1. Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq., Ann. Cons. Jard. Bot. Genève 17 (1914) 382; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 209; --Cleome gynandra L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 671; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1960) 101. --Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 238; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 216. Sri Lanka and India, throughout SE and E Asia to as far north as Beijing. Throughout Malesia and the Philippines. Widely introduced in the Neotropics. A common roadside and rice field weed, from the lowlands up to c. 500m.

Tarenaya Raf. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 October 2017

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  1. Tarenaya spinosa (Jacq.) Raf., Sylva Tellur. (1838) 111; --Cleome spinosa Jacq., Enum. Pl. Carib. (1760) 26; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 208; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1960) 102. Native of the Neotropics, occasionally cultivated in the tropical and temperate zones. In the Philippines thoroughly naturalized and very abundant along streams in Benguet. Photos


Literature

Barrett, RL, EH Roalson, K Ottewell, M Byrne, SP Govindwar, SR Yadav, AS Tamboli, & AR Gholave. 2017 Resolving generic boundaries in Indian–Australasian Cleomaceae: Circumscription of Areocleome, Arivela, and Corynandra as distinct genera. Systematic Botany 42: 694-708.

CABI Invasive Species Compendium

Jacobs, M. 1960. Capparidaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 6: 61-105. [Contains Cleome]

Patchell, MJ, EH Roalson & JC Hall. 2014. Resolved phylogeny of Cleomaceae based on all three genomes. Taxon 62: 315–328.

Su, J-X, W Wang, L-B Zhang & Z-D Chen. 2012. Phylogenetic placement of two enigmatic genera, Borthwickia and Stixis, based on molecular and pollen data, and the description of a new family of Brassicales, Borthwickiaceae. Taxon 61: 601-611.

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 1 February 2018