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Cleomaceae: Cleome

Zygomorphic flowers with 4 sepals and 4 petals forming a cross and grouped at upper part of blossom. Stamens usually much longer than petals. Leaves alternate, palmately compound of 1-11 leaflets. Plants have a rank odor.
Flower Formula:  Sepals 4; Petals 4z Glossary

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4 Photo of Polanisia Petals cut or with small notch in otherwise round top. Images   Information
spider-flower, spider-plant
1 Photo of Tarenaya Petals entire. Petals greater than 3/4 inch long Images   Information

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