Clerodendrum thomsoniae Balf.f.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clerodendrum thomsoniae Balf.f.
  • Common name : Bleeding-heart, Glory bower
  • Vernacular name : Kadalapoovu, Bleeding-heart (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Often cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : A Climbing shrub, often purplish
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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 thomsoniae. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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