Clerodendrum

Callmander, Martin W., Phillipson, Peter B. & Gautier, Laurent, 2012, Notes on the flora of Madagascar, 26, Candollea 67 (2), pp. 369-372: 371

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15553/c2012v672a17

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5710376

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/013F87B9-4A4B-FFE5-9C74-6E15FD54104B

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Clerodendrum
status

s.str.

Key to the genera Clerodendrum   s.str.,

Rotheca   and Volkameria   (adapted from STEANE & MABBERLEY, 1998; YUAN & al., 2010)

1. Flower buds markedly asymmetrical; corolla expanded abruptly in lower part with the anterior corolla lobe frequently much larger than the others, not resupinate; anthers basifixed (rarely versatile).................... Rotheca  

1a. Flower buds symmetrical or if asymmetrical then the corolla resupinate, expanding abruptly on upper side, usually with the anterior corolla lobe only slightly (if at all) larger than the others; anthers versatile ....................... 2

2. Inflorescence commonly terminal; fruiting calyx accrescent, larger than the fruits, brightly coloured; fruit often fleshy, with bright colour contrasting with calyx............ ................................................................ Clerodendrum  

2a. Inflorescence mostly axillary; fruiting calyx rarely accrescent, smaller than fruits, enclosing the fruit base and not brightly coloured; fruit usually not fleshy, not brightly coloured ...................................................... Volkameria