Clerodendrum species are trees, erect or rambling shrubs, rarely herbs. Branches terete, quadrangular, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves simple. Flowers and foliage, Clerodendrum indicum (Turk’s turban); flowers and foliage. Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui, Hawaii, USA. Clerodendrum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Its common names (as C. serratum (L.) Moon); Volkameria aculeata L. (as C. aculeatum (L. ) Schltdl.) Volkameria glabra () Mabb. & (as C. glabrum ) .
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Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Send a request for permission. Donpro syn. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Erect subshrubs to 2 m tall, stoloniferous; stem mostly unbranched, obtusely tetragonous, hollow.
Leaves in whorls ofx cm, linear-lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, base attenuate to acute, margin entire or more or less toothed, apex acute or acuminate, sessile or subsessile.
Flowers in terminal panicles. Bracts foliaceous resembling the leaves in all respects but smaller; bracteoles x mm, linear.
Clerodendrum indicum (Turk’s turban)
Calyx 5-partite, red, broadly campanulate; tube mm long; lobes 5, mm long, ovate, apex acute. Corolla white, hypocrateriform; tube slender, cm long, curved; lobes mm long, oblong or ovate-oblong, obtuse, reflexed.
Stamens 4, exserted; filaments purple, slender; anthers oblong, c. Sytle filiform, purple; stigma shortly bifid. Frit 4-lobed, blue-black, A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.
Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.
Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. October-May and Fruit ripen: Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Clerodendrum species flowers are complete, bisexual, i. Pollination is entomophilous i. Almost throughout the year. Describes reproductive clerrodendrum and behavior, including mating and life history variables. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates. Seeds dispersed by barochory i.
Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. An erect shrub with fluted hollow stem.
Leaves in whorls ofby 0. Fruit is drupe with blue colour. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the cerodendrum mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.
Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. May also be referred to include anatomy. Shrub about ft tall. Bark ashy-grey and smooth. Clerodendru and branches fluted hollow, subglabrous, virgate, obtusely quadrangular, nodes annulate.
Leaves in whorls ofnarrow lanceolate or oblong lanceolate, base acute or cuneate, margins entire or minutely serrate, apex shallow acuminate, chartaceous, glabrous, dark green above, slightly paler, punctuate beneath, lateral veins on either side of the midrib, usually meeting in a continuous line somewhat inside the margin, ascending, impressed about and prominent beneath, base tapering, petiole sessile or subsessile up to 0.
Inflorescence cymes axillary, drooping solitary or whorled few flowered, peduncle terete about cm long, glabrous, bracts linear or linear lanceolate, bractlets linear. Flowers bisexual, handsome, creamish white, pedicels terete, purplish green about 0.
Fruit drupaceous, globose, about 1 cm in diameter with 4 pyrenes, fleshy, purplish black when ripe, fruiting calyx accrescent about 2. Description of diseases that the organism is subject to.
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Disease-causing organisms can also be listed under associations. It is found throughout the state common in open areas, near inducum field, sandy areas.
General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of indcum individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Chennai, Coimbatore, Thanjavur, Tiruchchirappalli. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.
Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.
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Plant extract is mixed with ghee for various skin diseases. Root used in asthma. Smokes of dried leaves are used to treat cough. Leaves used as vermifuge. Leaves are used as vegetable, it is quite bitter in taste. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. II, Siphonanthus indica L. Published on the Internet http: Published on the Internet; http: An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: Kosal Ram of Cyber Media, Bangalore.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Accessed 15 Jan Downloaded on 24 June In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Seasonal diversity of butterflies and their larval food plants in the surroundings of upper Neora Vall Seasonal butterfly diversity in the adjacent areas of the upper Neora Valley National Park, a part Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-sp Wild vegetables of Karbi – Anglong district, Assam Desc: Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western