Clerodendrum

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Clerodendrum' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/clerodendrum/). Accessed 2021-09-28.

Family

  • Verbenaceae

Glossary

calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.
corymbose
In form of corymb.
reflexed
Folded backwards.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Clerodendrum' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/clerodendrum/). Accessed 2021-09-28.

A large genus of shrubs and climbers, mostly tropical, only three species of which are hardy. Leaves opposite. Flowers in wide, cymose or corymbose clusters. Corolla slender-tubed, five-parted at the mouth. Calyx at first bell-shaped or inflated, persistent, becoming fleshy, with the sepals reflexed. Stamens four. Fruit fleshy, and highly coloured.