Taxon: Clerodendrum chinense (Osbeck) Mabb.

Genus: Clerodendrum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Ajugoideae
Nomen number: 407664
Place of publication: The plant-book repr. 707. 1989
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Feb-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; F Bhutan)

Distributional Range:


    . exact native range obscure


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guizhou, - Yunnan, - Guangxi

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics & subtropics


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Clerodendrum chinense (Osbeck) Mabb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.