Clerodendrum infortunatum L.

  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clerodendrum infortunatum L.
  • Vernacular name : Paragu, Perivelam, Periyilam, Peruku, Peruvu, Vattapparuvalam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Degraded forests areas and also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Literature : 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. infortunatum. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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