Cleomaceae (Spiderflower Family)

Characteristics of the Cleomaceae (Spiderflowerfamily

  • Mostly herbs or shrubs with trifoliate, alternate leaves
  • Fowers are regular or slightly irregular, and bisexual with 4 separate sepals, 4 separate petals, and 4 to numerous stamens
  • Ovary is positioned superior and consists of 2 united carpels with 1 or more kidney-shaped seeds
Associated Plants