Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Common name
Clerodendrum serratum (L.) Moon = Rotheca serrata (L.) Steane & Mabb. Shrub Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Dry Deciduous Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987; Matthew 1983 Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Kanniyakumari, Madurai, Namakkal, Nilgiri, Salem, Tirunelveli, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Viluppuram, Virudhunagar Angaravalli, Chiruthekku, Gantubharangi, Vaadhamaddakki


Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Clerodendrum incisum = Rotheca microphylla (Blume) Callm. & Phillipson Rotheca incisa, Clerodendrum macrosiphon, Clerodendrum dalei Verbenaceae Musical Note



Diversity of the genus Clerodendrum Linnaeus (Lamiaceae) in Northeast India with special reference to Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam by Chaya Deori, Dilip Kr. Roy, S. R. Talukdar, Kangkan Pagag and Nandita Sarma Pleione 7(2): 473 – 488. 2013.
Abstract: The genus Clerodendrum Linnaeus (Lamiaceae) comprises of 23 species and 2 varieties in India of which Northeast India represents 18 species and 2 varieties. Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam harbours 7 species of the genus viz., Clerodendrum chinense (Osbeck) Mabberley, C. colebrookianum Walpers, C. cordatum D. Don, C. indicum (Linnaeus) O. Kuntze, C. japonicum (Thunberg) Sweet, C. paniculatum Linnaeus and C. serratum (Linnaeus) Moon. The paper provides the diversity and distribution of Clerodendrum species in Northeast India with special reference to Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam along with their phytogeographical affinities in rest part of India and neighbouring countries. The correct nomenclature of each species, brief description, ethnobotanical uses of the available species, photo plates and other relevant notes are also highlighted.
Clerodendrum farinosum (Roxburgh) Wallich is a synonym of Rotheca farinosa (Roxb.) Govaerts,
Clerodendrum serratum (Linnaeus) Moon = Rotheca serrata (L.) Steane & Mabb.,

Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004)- Details with keys
Clerodendrum serratum (Linnaeus) Moon = Rotheca serrata

Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)- Brief details-
Clerodendrum macrosiphon Hook.f. is a synonym of Rotheca microphylla (Blume) Callm. & Phillipson

Forest Plants of Eastern India By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (1993)- Brief details with keys
Clerodendrum serratum (Linnaeus) Moon = Rotheca serrata

Clerodendrum incisum Klotzschis a synonym of Rotheca microphylla (Blume) Callm. & Phillipson …………..


Clerodendrum, Rotheca & Volkameria : 1 post by 1 author.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Clerodendrum, Rotheca & Volkameria.

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.


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