Cleome felina L.f., Suppl. Pl. 300 1782. (Syn: Polanisiafelina DC. (Unresolved));
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002- Description & Keys- Cleome monophylla, Cleome gynandra, Cleome viscosa, Cleome rutidosperma, Cleome angustifolia, Cleome aspera, Cleome chelidonii & Cleome felina)

Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Volume 1 By N. P. Singh (1988- Keys- Cleome monophylla, Cleome gynandra, Cleome viscosa, Cleome angustifolia, Cleome aspera, Cleome simplicifolia & Cleome felina


Plant for ID:
unknown herb from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Capparaceae family.

I think this could be Cleome felina L. f.

More Close to Cleome felina L. f.

Yes …,

You are right, it is Cleome felina, confirmed L. f.


10012013 BRS 435:
Pl. find the attached file contain photos for identification.
Location: Sathy, Erode Dist.,
Date: November 2012
habitat: Wild
Habit: Small herb

Any Cleome sp.?

Looks close to Cleome simplicifolia which doesn’t have trifoliate leaves(?)

Cleome felina, I suppose.

flowers dont look much look like a cleome, but the leaves do,
is that the diagnostic feature?

Yes, it is Cleome felina for sure as identified by …


Identification Please. ID No-016 : Attachments (3). 6 posts by 5 authors.

Habit-A Small herb
Date of Pic. taken-03.10.2013

Capparis sp

Cleome felina ?

I am sorry, it is Cleome only.

It is Cleome felina, as suggested by …


Cleome for identification :: MKOCT03 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).
Please help me in identifying this small herb found on a scrub forest floor. What Cleome could this be?

Plant height: 20 cm
Place: Coimbatore Forest Division, TN
Date: 01 Oct 2014
Alt.: 326 M ASL

I think Cleome felina

it may be Cleome chelidonii

Thanks, …, No it’s not Cleome chelidonii. Leaves are different. Pl. click Cleome chelidonii

Cleome felina

Thanks a lot. This is Cleome felina only, as I went through the descriptions.

Prostrate herb for ID, Tiruvannamalei, Tamil Nadu NAW-OCT-08 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
Kindly identify this small prostrate weedy herb with purple flowers photographed at Tiruvannamalei, Tamil Nadu in September 2014.

Nice pictures of Cleome felina.

violet flowers with 4 petals that dont resemble garden variety cleome, and hisute tri- leaves!!!
new for me
learnt a new plant


Need ID: little pink flower with pods: 2 images.
Found on edge of waterbody

Kuno-Palpur National Park

Check Cleome felina

Yes, it’s Cleome felina,