EPPO Global Database

Cleome rutidosperma(CLERT)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CLERT
  • Preferred name: Cleome rutidosperma
  • Authority: de Candolle


Sénégal, Guinée to Nigeria, Cameroon, Tchad, Sudan, Gabon, Zaïre, East Africa to Angola and Mozambique. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia), Malesia (Malaya, Sumatra, Java, Borneo), China (including Taiwan), USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cleome ciliata Schumacher & Thonning

Common names
Name Language
consumption weed English
yellow cleome English
runzelsamige Kleome German
mouzambe rampant French
jasmin del rio Spanish
zhòu zi bái huā cài Chinese
皱子白花菜 Chinese