Family  Cleomaceae Bercht. & J. Presl

Family number: 267    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 28
Type genus: Cleome L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Patchell, M. J. et al. 2014. Resolved phylogeny of Cleomaceae based on all three genomes. (Taxon) 63:315-328
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 21 May 2019.