Clerodendrum eriophyllum Gürke

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Clerodendrum eriophyllum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Clerodendrum eriophyllum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Clerodendrum eriophyllum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Clerodendrum eriophyllum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Clerodendrum eriophyllum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

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Synonyms: Clerodendrum glabrum sensu auct. non E. Mey.
Volkameria eriophylla (Gürke) Mabb. & Y.W. Yuan
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Shrub or small tree. Stems and branches covered in white lenticels. Leaves mostly in whorls of 3 to 4, ovate to elliptic, variously hairy, particularly along the midrib. Leaves often folded up on either side of the midrib, unpleasantly scented when crushed. Flowers in dense, rounded terminal heads, white to pale pink with pink or mauve stamens and style exerted. Fruits rounded or slightly lobed, c. 10 mm in diameter, yellowish when ripe.
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Flowering time:Dec - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,E,Lk,S
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Insects associated with this species: Hypolycaena philippus philippus (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 9.

Coates Palgrave, K. et al. (1956). Trees of Central Africa National Publications Trust, Salisbury. Pages 427 - 429. as Clerodendrum glabrum (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 23. as Clerodendrum glabrum

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 200 - 201. as Clerodendrum glabrum (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 117 - 118.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 72. As Clerodendrum glabrum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Clerodendrum eriophyllum
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Clerodendrum eriophyllum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Clerodendrum eriophyllum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Clerodendrum eriophyllum
Tropicos: Clerodendrum eriophyllum


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Clerodendrum eriophyllum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149000, retrieved 26 March 2019

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