Tag Archives: Pagoda flower

Clerodendrum splendens (Lamiaceae)

Commonly by various names such as the Flaming Glorybower, this vigorous vine, native to tropical Africa, is grown for its showy and ornamental red blossoms. Beautiful these flowers are! – brilliant bright red, very showy, and borne in terminal clusters. … Continue reading

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Clerodendrum paniculatum (Pagoda flower) (Lamiaceae)

The Pagoda flower is probably world famous in tropical regions as an ornamental shrub. It is a native of India and has become thoroughly naturalized in FNQ forest understoreys. There is no mistaking it when it flowers and even when … Continue reading

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