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Taxon: Clerodendrum chinense (Osbeck) Mabb.

Genus: Clerodendrum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Ajugoideae. Also placed in: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 407664
Place of publication: The plant-book repr. 707. 1989
Name verified on: 19-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • glory-bower   (Source: Dict Gard [as C. philippinum]) – English
  • chong ban xiu mo li   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Lauben-Losstrauch   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. philippinum]) – German
  • doftklerodendrum   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan

  • widely cultivated in tropics & subtropics

  • exact native range obscure




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 Database 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.


  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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