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Taxon: Tarenaya hassleriana (Chodat) H. H. Iltis

Genus: Tarenaya
Family: Cleomaceae
Nomen number: 461457
Place of publication: Novon 17:450. 2007
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jul-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Cleome hassleriana); ornamental (as Cleome hassleriana); ornamental (as Cleome hassleriana)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucumán] Paraguay

    Cultivated (widely cult.)


    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America (natzd. elsewhere)


  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Iltis, H. H. & T. S. Cochrane 2007. Studies in the Cleomaceae V: a new genus and ten new combinations for the flora of North America (Novon) 17:450.

Check other web resources for Tarenaya hassleriana (Chodat) H. H. Iltis :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?461457. Accessed 22 April 2019.