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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 7 | Cleomaceae | Hemiscola

1. Hemiscola aculeata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 111. 1838.

Prickly spiderflower Prickly spiderflower

Cleome aculeata Linnaeus, Syst. Nat. ed. 12, 3: 232. 1768

Varieties 3 (1 in the flora): introduced; Mexico, West Indies.

Variety potosina (B. L. Robinson) H. H. Iltis is endemic to Argentina and Mexico and is distinguished by relatively long gynophores; var. affinis (de Candolle) H. H. Iltis is endemic to southeastern Brazil and is spineless.

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