The purple flowers of the cleome plant also known as the spider flower.
any of a large genus (Cleome) of mostly tropical plants of the caper family, with white, pink, yellow, green, or purple flowers having stalked petals and long stamens; spider flower
Origin of cleomeModern Latin
Any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome, native chiefly to warm regions and including several ornamentals. Also called spider flower.
Origin of cleomeNew Latin Cleome, genus name.