Cleome sandwicensis A. Gray , U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 65. 1854.
Type information:
Lectotype [BM]. G. Barclay s.n.. July 1837. O`ahu: [hills of Woahu (=O`ahu)].
Lectotypified in H. St. John. Rhodora 87: 567. 1985.

Note: Syntypes: "on the coast near Honolulu. Also gathered by Lay and Collie, Barclay, and Meyen." There are no known extant U. S. Expl. Exped. specimens of this taxon.

=Cleome spinosa
Note: Syntypes: "on the coast near Honolulu. Also gathered by Lay and Collie, Barclay, and Meyen." There are no known extant U. S. Expl. Exped. specimens of this taxon.

*Verification: None.