Cleome oxalidea facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCleome oxalidea
Cleome oxalidea is a species of plant in the Cleomaceae family and is found in Western Australia.
The annual or ephemeral herb has a rosetted habit and typically grows to a height of 5 to 30 centimetres (2.0 to 11.8 in). It blooms between January and September producing blue-pink-purple flowers.
The species uses C4 photosynthesis. The C4 pathway in this species evolved independently from the two other C4 Cleome species, C. angustifolia and C. gynandra.
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