Clerodendrum incisum Klotzsch

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Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road to sawmill, Via Entrada, Catapu

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road to sawmill, Via Entrada, Catapu

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road to sawmill, Via Entrada, Catapu

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road to sawmill, Via Entrada, Catapu

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road to sawmill, Via Entrada, Catapu

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along entrance road to Zebra Ranger Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

Clerodendrum incisum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

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Synonyms: Clerodendrum amplifolium sensu Moldenke non S. Moore
Clerodendrum incisum Klotzsch var. macrosiphon (Hook. f.) Baker
Clerodendrum incisum Klotzsch var. vinosum Chiov.
Clerodendrum incisum Klotzsch var. longipedunculatum B. Thomas
Clerodendrum macrosiphon Hook f.
Rotheca incisa (Klotzsch) Steane & Mabb.
Common names: Do-re-mi flower (English)
Frequency: Very rare in Zimbabwe.
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex or sometimes a shrub up to 1.6 m, rarely taller, mostly with simple or sparsely branched rect stems. Leaves opposite or 3-whorled, 2-20 cm long, elliptic to lanceolate, long attenuate towards the base, tapering into a subpetiole, usually slightly discolorous, shortly pubescent about,more densely so beneath; margin usually with 1-7 large, almost lobe-like, triangular teeth at each side. Inflorescences terminal, condensed, 5-18-flowered; bracts 2-3 mm long, narrowly triangular. Corolla white with an erect tube, 5-11.3 cm long; lobes oblong 8-15 mm long. Style purple and white; anthers purple. Fruit depressed globose, c. 9 mm in diameter, 3-4-lobed, hairless.
Notes: The unusually large fruit in the image above have been galled.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In understorey of well-developed Brachystegia woodland and evergreen forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, just entering eastern Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Critically Endangered
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Saturday 26 July 2014
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 272.

Fernandes, R. (2005). Lamiaceae (subfamilies: Viticoideae and Ajugoideae) Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Pages 122 - 123.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 169. Under Verbenaceae

Verdcourt, B. (1992). Verbenaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 122 - 124. Under Verbenaceae (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Clerodendrum incisum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149080, retrieved 12 December 2017

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