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Glorybower

Clerodendrum sp

Description:

A flowering perennial shrub, with large simple leaves, and producing multitude of attractive white flowers. White five-petaled asymmetrical flowers measure approximately 4cm at the largest point, and produce five very long anthers (about 7 to 8 cm long). The center of each flower is pink. Most likely Clerodendrum infortunatum, a native to tropical regions of South Asia, and a well-known plant in traditional Siddha medicine, a medicine practiced in South India and Sri Lanka.

Habitat:

. Here, grows as weed on edges of agricultural land and on road edges close to the beach.

Notes:

Many thanks to Machi for help in IDing this species.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi
Machi a year ago
Glorybower
Clerodendrum sp. Clerodendrum - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a year ago

Wow, that was fast; and I believe you are right about the species. Many thanks, Machi.

Machi
Machi a year ago

I think maybe Clerodendrum infortunatum, but I'm not sure.

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Spotted on Mar 12, 2019
Submitted on Apr 10, 2019

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