in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr.1: 237. 1824
Introduced; sw Asia, tropical and warm temperate climates.
Species 2 (1 in the flora).
Gynandropsis is allied to Cleome; it is distinguished by relatively long androgynophores. It has been included in Cleome; most regional accounts of Cleomaceae (including Capparaceae) in the Old World have given this taxon generic status, an approach followed here.