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  Clerodendrum paniculatum
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  Citation:  Clerodendrum paniculatum L., Mant. Pl. 1: 90. 1767, "paniculata"; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 593. 1885; Vivek., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10: 240. 1969; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 233. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 313. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 293. 1985; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 315. 1989; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 354. 1988; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 280. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 244. 1997; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 608. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 355. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 530. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 310. 1998; Rajendran & Daniel, Indian Verbenaceae 128. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 391. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 559. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 638. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Arumasapoovu, Arumasachedi, Krishnakireedam, Hanumankireedam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Clerodendron, Orange Tower Flower, Pagoda Flower
  Description: Erect subshrubs, to 2.5 m tall, stoloniferous; stem scarcely branched. Leaves simple, opposite, 7-18 x 8-19 cm, orbicular, margin faintly lobed, denticulate, apex acute, base cordate, membranous; basally 7-nerved; petiole to 10 cm long. Flowers in terminal panicles of dichotomous cymes; pedicels reddish, 6-14 mm long. Calyx deeply 5-lobed, red, campanulate, 3-5 mm long; lobes oblong, obtuse. Corolla red, hypocrateriform; tube slender, 1.4-2 cm long; lobes 7-8 mm long, posterior pair shorter and narrower than the others. Stamens exserted; filaments 2-3 cm long. Ovary oblong.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-December
  District(s): All Districts
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant; now getting naturalised
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Orange
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Localities: Vallakkadavu, Perunthenaruvi, Cannanore, Tolpetty, Karimbam, Peermade, Peradala, Nellikuth, Thenmalai, Elderslide Estate, Pandanad
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