Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of about two genera and 300 species; world wide, mostly in tropical and warm temperate areas.

Cleome - A genus of about 275 species, pantropic but also extending into the subtropics; ten species occur naturally in Australia. Hewson (1982).

Hewson, H. J.  (1982).  Capparaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 8, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 207-231.

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