some of different frequently strong-smelling plants of genus Cleome, indigenous chiefly to hot regions and including a number of ornamentals. Also known as spider flower.
A large genus of herbaceous and shrubby plants, natural order Capparidaceæ, natives principally of tropical America, Egypt, and Arabia. Many of the species have showy flowers, and a few are cultivated for ornament, as C. spinosa, C. rosea, etc.
any of various usually strong-smelling flowers regarding the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers
tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or reduced bushes