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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Mabberley’s Plant-Book third edition Inflorescence cymes axillary, drooping solitary or whorled few flowered, peduncle terete about cm long, glabrous, bracts linear or linear lanceolate, bractlets linear. Title Flowers Caption Clerodendrum indicum Turk’s turban ; close view of flowers.
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Estimates of the number of species in Clerodendrum vary widely, from about  to about Observation specific search options Observed during. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Title Foliage and developing fruits. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.
Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Has a broad native range Abundant in its native range Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc Tolerant of shade Highly mobile locally Benefits from human association i. The species was present in Martinique byGuadeloupe bySt. Clerodendrum ervatamioides Clerodendrum floribundum R.
The Madagascan species, in particular, are poorly studied. Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal.
Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. The indichm consists of approximately species Armitage, ; Acevedo-Rodriguez,although this number has now been reported to be closer toas much taxonomic confusion in the past has resulted in thousands of misnamed and synonymous specimens Wearn and Mabberly, Leaves are used as vegetable, it is quite bitter in taste. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.
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Leaves verticillate, sessile, in each whorl, narrowly lanceolate, cm long, 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.
Smokes of clerodehdrum leaves are used to treat cough. Flora of Nepal Editorial Committee, It appears that the long, narrow corolla tube evolved only once in Clerodendrumand appeared again, among its relatives, in Ovieda. Department of Invicum and Food Western Australia, pp.
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It is known to be a weed in Vietnam Holm et al. Ina study of DNA sequences showed that the monospecific Australian genus Huxleya was embedded in a clade dlerodendrum Clerodendrum species that had formerly been placed in Volkameria. Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage free. Send a request for permission. Frit 4-lobed, blue-black, Intentional Introduction The species has been widely introduced outside of its native range for use as an ornamental Quattrocchi, Pollination is entomophilous i.
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Stem and branches fluted hollow, subglabrous, virgate, obtusely quadrangular, nodes annulate. It can tolerate a wide range of soil types, but prefers moist but well-drained soil and partial shade to full sun Whistler, ; Valkenburg and Bunyapraphatsara, ; Brown, User Group specific search options Title.
Clerodendrum brachystemon Clerodendrum bracteatum Wall. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, pp. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. The species is considered native to temperate and tropical Asia including southern China, India, Malaysia and possibly the Philippines Brown, A handbok on the origin and meaning of the botanical names of some cultivated plants.
Datasheet Clerodendrum clerodendum Turk’s turban. Armitage’s manual of annuals, biennials, and half-hardy perennials. ITS sequences and total evidence”. Coleb leaf aqueous extract is traditionally used by people of North-East India to alleviate symptoms of diabetes, obesity and hypertension.