Cleome gynandra - L.
Jakhiya, Safed hulhul (H), Wild spider flower (E).
Cleome pentaphylla L.
Color Of Flower
Flowers in racemes with long, straight pedicels
Annual, erect, annual, glandular, pubescent herb reaching up to 1m in height; much branched; stem with longitudinal, parallel lines, sticky with glandular hairs; leaves long petioled, digitate, usually 5 foliolate; leaflets elliptic or obovate or lanceolate, sessile; inflorescence many flowered, terminal racemes; flowers bracteate, showy; sepals-4, acute, spreading; petals 4, long clawed, white or pink; stamens 6, anthers yellow, filaments adnate below into a slender gynophore, spreading above; ovary stalked,1-locular with many ovules; capsule linear-cylindric, 2-valved siliqua, replum persistent; minutely beaked, glabrous, striated; seeds many, discoid or reniform, blackish brown, scabrous.