EPPO Global Database

Cleome hassleriana(CLEHA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CLEHA
  • Preferred name: Cleome hassleriana
  • Authority: Chodat


South America (Brazil to Argentina). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Portugal, Bangladesh, China, Cameroon, South Africa, North America (eastern), Caribbean, South America (northwest), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cleome houtteana Schlechtendal
Cleome sesquiorygalis Huber

Common names
Name Language
American spider flower English
pink queen English
spider flower English
spîder plant English
amerikanische Spinnenpflanze German
Senfkaper German
cléome French
fleur araignée French
flor araña Spanish
pata de vaca Spanish
planta araña Spanish
reina rosada Spanish
cleome commune Italian
beijo-fedorento Portuguese
flor-aranha Portuguese
mussambê Portuguese
mussambê-fedorento Portuguese
planta-aranha Portuguese
sete-marias Portuguese
paradisblomster Swedish
kureome Japanese
kureome-sô Japanese
seiyôfûchô-sô Japanese
クレオメ Japanese
クレオメソウ Japanese
セイヨウフウチョウソウ Japanese
клеома Хеслера Russian
kleome ciernista Polish