Clerodendrum philippinum Schauer

  • Family : VERBENACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Volkameria fragrans Vent.; Clerodendru fragrans Hort. ex Vent.; Clerodendrum lasiocephalum C.B.Clarke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clerodendrum chinense (Osb.) Mabberley
  • Common name : Chinese Glory Bower, Cashmere bouqet, Galse Pikake, Blory Bush, Scent Malli
  • Vernacular name : Mysore malligai (Tamil); Dilbahar, Mysore malle (Telugu); Paenupparuthi chedi, Mysore malligai (Tamil); Ammam, Chendumulla, Motormohini (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Flowers are sweet scented. Often planted in gardens and runs wild along slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Indo-China
  • World Distribution : India, China, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. philippinum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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