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  Clerodendrum philippinum
  Citation:  Clerodendrum philippinum Schauer in DC., Prodr. 11: 667. 1847; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 232. 1982; Sivar. & Manilal, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 815. 1982; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 315. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 365. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 281. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 240. 2002; Rajendran & Daniel, Indian Verbenaceae 133. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 391. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 560. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 638. 2009. Volkameria fragrans Vent., Jard. Malm. t. 70. 1804. Clerodendrum fragrans Hort. ex Vent., Jard. Mal. 2: t. 70. 1804 pro syn; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1100(770). 1924. Clerodendrum japonicum (Thunb.) Sweet var. pleniflorum Schauer in DC., Prodr. 11: 666. 1847. Clerodendrum fragrans var. pleniflorum Schauer in DC., Prodr. 11: 666. 1847.
  Malayalam Name(s): Ammam, Chendumulla, Motormohini
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Cashmere bouqet, False Pikake, Glory Bower, Glory Bush, Scent Malli
  Description: Erect subshrubs, to 2.5 m tall, mostly unbranched, younger portion densely short-pubescent. Leaves 8-20 x 6.5 - 18 cm, broadly ovate, base cordate or truncate, margin coarsely and irregularly dentate, apex acuminate, basally 3-veined, pubescent, chartaceous; petiole to 18 cm long. Flowers in terminal condensed cymes, short-pedunculate, often subtended by a pair of foliaceous long-stipitate bracts. Calyx 1-1.5 cm long, campanulate, red-purple, with scattered circular glandular disks; lobes 4-8 mm long, lanceolate, acuminate. Corolla white, hypocrateriform, double, very fragrant. Stamens and pistil all modified into supernumerary petals.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant, also runs wild
  Distribution: Native of China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Localities: Parambikulam, Gurunadhan mannu, Pathiyoor, Thenmalai

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