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Tarenaya spinosa (spiny spiderflower)

Synonyms: Cleome heptaphylla; Cleome horrida; Cleome pubescens; Cleome pungens; Cleome richii; Cleome sandwicensis; Cleome scabrella; Cleome spinosa; Cleome tonduzii; Neocleome spinosa


Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge   Puerto Rico, United States
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      


Appias lyncida (Chocolate albatross butterfly)[3]
Ascia monuste (Great southern white)[3]
Colotis evagore (Desert Orange Tip)[3]
Glennia pylotis[4]
Hebomoia glaucippe (Great orange tip)[3]
Pieris canidia (Indian Cabbage White)[3]
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)[4]
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale)[5]
Saissetia coffeae (brown scale)[5]


Caribbean; Oceania;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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