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Common name

English: Spiny spider-flower

German: Spinnenblume

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Brassicales (17)

        Family: Cleomaceae (7) (family description)

          Genus: Cleome (7)

           Epithet: spinosa Jacq. (7)

spinosa => having spines or thorns

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Cleome spinosa at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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