Taxon: Clerodendrum splendens G. Don

Genus: Clerodendrum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Ajugoideae
Nomen number: 407663
Place of publication: Edinburgh Philos. J. 11:349. 1824
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zambia
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Equatorial Guinea - Rio Muni; Gabon; Zaire

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics


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  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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