Clerodendrum species are trees, erect or rambling shrubs, rarely herbs. Branches terete, quadrangular, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves simple. Flowers and foliage, Clerodendrum indicum (Turk’s turban); flowers and foliage. Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui, Hawaii, USA. Clerodendrum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Its common names (as C. serratum (L.) Moon); Volkameria aculeata L. (as C. aculeatum (L. ) Schltdl.) Volkameria glabra () Mabb. & (as C. glabrum ) .

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Corolla white, hypocrateriform; tube slender, cm long, curved; lobes mm long, oblong or ovate-oblong, obtuse, reflexed. It is currently classified in clerosendrum subfamily Ajugoideaebeing one of several genera transferred from Verbenaceae to Lamiaceae in the s, based on phylogenetic analysis of morphological and molecular data. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. International Common Names Cleroendrum Regnum Vegetabile see External links below. Observation specific search options Observed during.

Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Most members of the Lamiaceae genus Clerodendrum are native to the Old World tropics, but many have been cultivated and introduced as ornamentals elsewhere. Altitude requirements ibdicum members of the Clerodendrum genus tend to be lower rather than higher ranges Rueda, Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield Venezuela: Tube Flower; Turk’s Turban Clerodendrum indicum.


An indication of whether a population is stable, or increasing or decreasing. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Clarke Clerodendrum speciosissimum Clerodendrum splendens G. In China, it is found on roadsides on mountain slopes Flora of China Editorial Committee, while in Java the species is naturalized in grassy, sunny or slightly shaded areas near human settlements Valkenburg and Bunyapraphatsara, The species has been widely introduced outside of its native range for use as an ornamental Quattrocchi, Flora of the British West Indian Islands.

Don Clerodendrum subscaposum Clerodendrum tibetanum Clerodendrum thomsoniae Balf.

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In Myanmar and the eastern Caribbean, the species occurs as a shrub Kress et al. Siphonanthus indica as a cultivated species in Bermuda in Britton, The species reproduces by seeds, rooted cuttings, and suckers, but does not appear to be as invasive as some other members clerodendrumm the Clerodendrum genus and is not currently a significant threat to native flora.

Search in all groups Search within this group. Clerodendrum Lamiaceae in Borneo. Clerodendrum species flowers are complete, bisexual, i. Can include ecosystem services. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.


Donpro syn. Ina clerodendruj of four chloroplast DNA intergenic spacers showed that part of Clerodendrum was closer to the New world genera than to other Clerodendrumand that one species of Clerodendrum was nested within the clade of New World genera. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

In Pakistan, the root is used in chest troubles, and the juice of the leaves mixed with butter fat is applied to cure herpetic eruptions, and in India, Pakistan, and Myanmar, a resin obtained from the plant is used for treating syphilitic rheumatism Valkenburg and Bunyapraphatsara, ; Khare, ; Flora of Pakistan, Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

A Global Compendium of Weeds. Title Flowers and foliage Caption Clerodendrum indicum Turk’s turban ; flowers and foliage. Vincent byand Dominica by Smithsonian Herbarium Collections. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Among its many uses in Ayurvedic and traditional medicine, the plant is known to be used to treat asthma, coughs, fever, atrophy, consumption, skin problems such as pemphigus, herpes, scrofula, and rheumatism, and is used as a tonic Watt, ; Khare, ; Quattrocchi, ; Duke,

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