Wild Spider Flower, African spider-flower, cat whiskers, Bastard-mustard • Hindi: jakhiya, safed hulhul, parhar, safed bagro • Marathi: पांढरी तिलवन Pandhari tilvan, kanphodi, mabli • Tamil: taivelai, nalvelai, velai, acakanta • Telugu: vaminta, thella vamita, thivezhai, vaaminta • Kannada: kiloni, kirikaala, maamballi gida • Sanskrit: अजगंधा Ajagandha;  
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   







Pl. find the attached file contain photos of (Cleome gynandra) for confirmation of id. reg.
Location :Peelamedu, Coimbatore Dist., (along the road side)
Date: July, 2011

Yes Looks like one. syn. Gynandropsis gynandra Common name : African cabbage, which is among the herbs that are used as a vegetable to add important nutrients to the diet in rural areas of southern Africa. It
seems the leaves are rich in minerals, vitamins and amino acids.

Yes I think you are right.



Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight Cleome gynandra) from Coimbatore BRS 4 : Attachments (3). 1 post by 1 author.

Sharing the images of Cleome gynandra 



Cleome gynandra.

This delicate herb with digitate leaves was shot today (2.9.13) from Panipat..
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq. Cleomaceae.
The stamens and carpels are borne on an elongated stalk- the gynandrophore, raising well above calyx and corolla, thus giving the name to the taxon..



Bot. name: Cleome gynandra  
locally callled as “Pandhari Tilwan“. 
Location:  “Laling Village, Dhule”. 

Sangli, May 2015 :: Requesting ID of this Cleome :: ARKJUL-04/04 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).  
Requesting to please ID this Cleome growing in a sugarcane field next at Kagwad near Sangli, Maharahstra in May 2015. Flowers had unfortunately fallen off. 

This should be Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq. synonym of Cleome gynandra..

Yes it is Cleome gynandra, Wild spider flower



ID request 150716SG : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Requesting ID of this weed grown near roadside, about 1-2’ high. Photo taken on 07July16 at Solapur, Maharashtra. 

Cleome gynandra L. [Cleomaceae].





Herb for ID, Rajasthan, NAW-SEP16-06 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Kindly identify this herb with white flowers photographed on the riverbed seasonal stream, Ajmer District, Rajasthan. Height of plant about 40 cms.

Cleome gynandra

Request for identification – plant/oct16/1 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Request for identification of the plant species with white flowers.

Cleome gynandra L. [Cleomaceae].

Dharuhera, Haryana- Nov.’08?; Sanjay Van, New Delhi;  White Wild Flower(Dia 2cm) – indiantreepix | Google Groups

I am sending this unique plant to me found along the road side near sanjayvan.
Date/Time-31 /05/2010
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Sanjay Van, New Delhi
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb
Height/Length- 8-10 cm
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- lobed
Inflorescence Type/ Size-unknown

Wait for flowers, tentatively it looks like Cleome viscosa.

Cleome gynandra, perhaps.

Yes, it is Cleome gynandra




19112019EPT23 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)- around 450 kb each. 
presenting this wayside weed for ID
Location : Chennai outskirts

Date :15.11.2019
Elevation : 30 meters

Cleome gynandra !

yes. verifying it for you