Clerodendrum speciosissimum

Clerodendrum speciosissimum
Clerodendrum speciosissimum


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Ajugoideae
Genus: Clerodendrum
Species: Clerodendrum speciosissimum



Clerodendrum speciosissimum Jacob-Makoy, 1836.


  • Heterotypic
    • Clerodendrum fallax Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 30: t. 19 (1844).
    • Clerodendrum blumeanum Schauer in Candolle, Prodr. 11: 669 (1847).
    • Clerodendrum horsfieldii Miq., Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 880 (1858).
    • Clerodendrum papuanum Scheff., Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 1: 41 (1876).
    • Clerodendrum pulchrum Fawc. in H.O.Forbes, Naturalist's Wanderings E. Archipel.: 514 (1885).
    • Clerodendrum greyi Baker in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 5: 308 (1900).
    • Clerodendrum colebrookeanum var. forbesii King & Gamble, Mat. Fl. Malay. Penins.: 1048 (1907).
    • Clerodendrum speciosum Teijsm. & Binn. ex Wigman, Teysmannia 23: 285 (1912), nom. illeg.
    • Clerodendrum buchananii var. fallax (Lindl.) Bakh., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 3: 92 (1921).
    • Clerodendrum speciosissimum f. album Moldenke, Phytologia 4: 51 (1952).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, New Guinea, Solomon Is., Sumatera, Vanuatu
    • Introduced into:
      • Bahamas, Caroline Is., Congo, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Florida, Ghana, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Mexico Southeast, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Tanzania, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

English: Javanese glorybower
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