Clerodendrum serratum var. serratum (L.) Moon.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Volkameria serrata L.
  • Synonym(s) : Cyclonema serratum (L.) Hochst.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rotheca serrata (L.) Steane & Mabb.
  • Common name : Bharangi, Blue flowered glory tree, Beetle killer
  • Vernacular name : Barangi (Hindi); Gantabharangi (Kannada); Bharngi (Sanskrit); Bharang (Marathi); Samarkand, Tirkatia, Budagocha, Budarasana, Penjura (Oria); Gantu bharangi (Telugu); Cheruthekku, Kankabharnni, Kantani, Kattuppadappa, Kurukkutti, Napalu, Perikilam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Degraded scrub forests; Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m,especially on cleared slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-43
  • Collection Locality : Melpatti, Jawadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district, Adilabad district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Dindigul district, Namakkal district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South and Central China, Indonesia, Himalayas, Myanmar, Malesia to Indonesia, Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar, South Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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 serratum var. serratum. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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