Cleomaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Cleome L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 671 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 302 [secondary reference]
Candolle, A.P. de in Candolle, A.P. de (ed.) (1824), Capparideae. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 1: 240 [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 89-90 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 4 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (December 1889), Second Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 8 BHL [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Polanisia Raf. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 36 [secondary reference]
Green, M.L. in Ramsbottom, J., Wilmott, A.J., Wakefield, E.M. & Sprague, T.A. (ed.) (August 1929), The application of Linnean generic names to be determined by means of specified Standard-species. Nomenclature: Proposals by British Botanists: 172 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Cleome ornithopodioides L.
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 368 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Cleome is the name given by Octavius Horatianus, a Roman physician, to some cruciferous plant."
Iltis, H.H. (1960), Studies in the Capparidaceae - VII. Old World Cleomes Adventive in the New World. Brittonia 12: 279-294 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 444, 445, 449 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 97 [secondary reference]
Pedley, L. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Capparaceae. Flora of Central Australia: 92 [secondary reference]
Hewson, H.J. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Capparaceae. Flora of Australia 8: 223-231 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gynandropsis DC. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Roeperia F.Muell. nom. illeg. taxonomic synonym: Justago Kuntze legitimate taxonomic synonym: Triandrophora O.Schwarz legitimate taxonomic synonym: Cleome subsect. Triandrophora (O.Schwarz) Pax & K.Hoffm. legitimate
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Cleomaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 201-202 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Capparaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 458 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 193, 225 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gynandropsis DC. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Justago Kuntze legitimate
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Capparaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 259-260 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Capparaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 168 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Capparaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 458 [secondary reference]
Kers, L.E. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (2002), Capparaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 5: 48 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 111 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gynandropsis DC. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Roeperia F.Muell. nom. illeg. taxonomic synonym: Justago Kuntze legitimate taxonomic synonym: Triandrophora O.Schwarz legitimate taxonomic synonym: Cleome subsect. Triandrophora (O.Schwarz) Pax & K.Hoffm. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA, CoI, ChI (native and naturalised), AR, NT (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (naturalised)
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 194 [secondary reference]
Roalson, E.H. (9 April 2021), A revised synonymy, typification, and key to species of Cleome sensu stricto (Cleomaceae). Phytotaxa 496(1): 57 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Cleome sect. Eucleome Kuntze nom. inval. pro parte taxonomic synonym: Cadaba Forssk. legitimate pro parte taxonomic synonym: Polanisia Raf. legitimate
CHAH (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Cleome sect. Eucleome Kuntze nom. inval. taxonomic synonym: Cleome subsect. Foliolosae Pax & K.Hoffm. nom. inval., nom. nud. taxonomic synonym: Cleome sect. Eucleome Pax & K.Hoffm. nom. inval.
  • APC Dist.: NT (native and naturalised), Qld (naturalised)