Clerodendrum viscosum Vent.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ovieda infortunata (L.) Baill.; Volkameria infortunata (L.) Roxb.; Clerodendrum affine Griff.; Clerodendrum calycinum Turcz.; Clerodendrum castaneifolium Klotzsch; Clerodendrum cordatum D.Don; Clerodendrum depauperatum Wall. ex Steud.; Clerodendrum infortunatum Gaertn.; Clerodendrum philippinense Elmer; Clerodendrum pubescens Lindl.; Clerodendrum vanoverberghii Merr.; Clerodendrum viscosum var. helferi Moldenke; Clerodendrum viscosum f. rubrum Moldenke
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Clerodendrum infortunatum L.
  • Common name : Hill Glory Bower
  • Vernacular name :
    • Banth (Hindi)
    • Naye Bela, Basavana pada (Kannada)
    • Bahandera (Sanskrit)
    • Bommala marri, Bockada (Telugu)
    • Bhuhasin, Sweta bhaunarmala, Badarsna, Anguti, Kunti, Madhevi (Oria)
    • Peru gilai (Tamil)
    • Paragu, Perivelam, Periyilam, Peruku, Peruvu, Vattapparuvalam (Malayalam)
    • Bhant (Bengali)
    • Raajbeli (Nepali)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shaded places, hedges of forests
  • Comments / notes : Roots and juice of plant used medicinally; Frequent in northern Eastern Ghats, in shaded waste places and along streams
  • Key identification features : Flowers pubescent, white, pink tinged. Drupe black
  • 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
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Island
  • Native : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 317
    • Chowdhery, H. J. & Wadhwa, B. H (1984). Flora of Himachal Pradesh Vol. 1. Published BSI: 557
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 219
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Clerodendrum viscosum. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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