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Key to Cleomella

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(For a list of species in Cleomella, use the above link.)

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1. Receptacle in fruit 0.3–3 mm; petals < 3 mm

2. Flowers 1 in leaf axils; receptacle reflexed in fruit ..... C. brevipes

2' Flowers in racemes, sometimes also 1 in leaf axils; receptacle spreading to ascending in fruit ..... C. parviflora

1' Receptacle in fruit 6–15 mm; petals 3.5–9 mm

3. Plant hairy; older stems prostrate ..... C. obtusifolia

3' Plant glabrous; older stems ascending to erect

4. Branches 0 or generally from lower nodes; leaf elliptic to ovate ..... C. hillmanii var. hillmanii

4' Branches generally from upper nodes; leaf linear-elliptic ..... C. plocasperma


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