Clerodendrum viscosum Vent.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clerodendrum infortunatum L.
  • Common name : Hill Glory Bower
  • Vernacular name : Banth (Hindi); Naye Bela (Kannada); Bahandera (Sanskrit); Bommala marri, Bockada (Telugu); Bhuhasin, Sweta bhaunarmala, Badarsna, Anguti, Kunti, Madhevi (Oria); Peru gilai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shaded places, hedges of forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in northern Eastern Ghats, in shaded waste places and along streams
  • Flower, Fruit : October-July
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, K. Sankara Rao & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 24/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0463
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, South China, Hainan, Philippine Islands, Sumatra, Java, Sarawak; often cultivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • 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 viscosum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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