Clerodendrum umbellatum

Clerodendrum umbellatum


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 umbellatum


Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir., 1804.


  • Heterotypic
    • Clerodendrum scandens P.Beauv., Fl. Oware 1: 52 (1806).
    • Clerodendrum hirsutum G.Don, Edinburgh Philos. J. 11: 349 (1824).
    • Clerodendrum simplex G.Don, Edinburgh Philos. J. 11: 349 (1824).
    • Volkameria cordifolia Hochst., Flora 25: 227 (1842).
    • Clerodendrum cordifolium (Hochst.) A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 170 (1850).
    • Clerodendrum congense Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 8: 65 (1886).
    • Clerodendrum scandens var. asperifolium B.Thomas, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 68: 58 (1936).
    • Clerodendrum scandens var. speciosum B.Thomas, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 68: 59 (1936).
    • Clerodendrum umbellatum var. speciosum Moldenke in Augusto, Fl. Río Grande do Sul: 232 (1946).
    • Clerodendrum umbellatum f. scandens (P.Beauv.) Moldenke, Phytologia 2: 330 (1983).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre
    • Introduced into:
      • Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Florida, Honduras, India, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

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


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • 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 namesEdit

English: umbel clerodendrum
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