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Taxon: Clerodendrum splendens G. Don

Genus: Clerodendrum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Ajugoideae. Also placed in: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 407663
Place of publication: Edinburgh Philos. J. 11:349. 1824
Name verified on: 19-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Mar-2001
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F Ceylon)

Distributional range:

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

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [lists as C. splendens G. Don ex James].
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as C. splendens G. Don ex James].
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [mentions].
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh. [lists as C. splendens G. Don ex James].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?407663 (20 October 2014)

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