Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Siphonanthus indica L; Clerodendrum siphonanthus R.Br.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Bowing Lady, India Tubeflower, Sky Rocket, Tubbeflower, Turk's Turbin
  • Vernacular name : Nagri, Bhaunarmal, Jathia, Pudanargi (Oria); Barangi, Bharangi (Hindi); Hunjika (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Dry forests
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in warmer parts of the world
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Mayurbhanj district, Bolangir district, Ganjam district, Keonjhar district, Kalhandi district
  • Native : Indo-China
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia, Nepal, China, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Clerodendrum indicum. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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