Clerodendrum calamitosum L., Mant. Pl. 1: 90 1767. (Syn.: Volkameria alternifolia Burm.f.);
Indo-China to Malesia as per WCSP;
Andaman Is.; Borneo; Cambodia; Christmas I.; India; Jawa; Lesser Sunda Is.; Malaya; Maluku; Nicobar Is.; Philippines; Seychelles; Sulawesi; Sumatera; Trinidad-Tobago as per Catalogue of Life
White Butterfly Bush;
Introduced as an ornamental, now naturalised. Native of Malesia
Kerala: Kannur, Kasaragod, Kozhikode
(From India Biodiversity Portal
Attributions- G. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Narasimhan, Centre for Floristic Research, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College, Tambaram )
Id091209phk1 : Attachments (3). 8 posts by 6 authors.
A sp. of Clerodendrum..?
… the third photograph confuses me. Does it belong to the same plant?. Leaves seem to be alternate, an unusual combination with such flowers.
… is right Verbenaceae has rare plants which shows alternate leaf arrangement!!! the last photo of leaves are not of this plant.
it is Clerodendron calamitosum L. Mant. 90, 1767; Cl. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4:591, 1883; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 2: 513, 1958 (Repr.); Singh et al,Fl. Mah. St. 2: 702, 2001; Yadav & Sardesai, Fl. Kolhapur Dist. 371, 2002; Almeida, Fl. Mah. 4: 111, 2003.
Synonyms: Volkamaria alternifolia Burm.f., Fl. Ind. 137, 1768.
this is common in the Institute of Science campus, Mumbai
Clerodendrum calamitosum L. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)- around 500 kb each.
Location: Hong Kong Park
Date: 15 August 2018
Elevation: 200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated
Clerodendrum phlomidis L.f. !
I concur with … I have seen this plant in Chennai. Not in wild but a plant grown in a office campus.
No, it looks different as per images at