Clerodendrum floribundum

Clerodendrum floribundum

Clerodendrum floribundum

(Lolly Bush)

FAMILY

Lamiaceae / Verbenaceae

Species

Clerodendrum floribundum

Common name

Lolly Bush

Flower colour; life form

White; tall shrub

Campus

Townsville

Description

Tall shrub with simple opposite leaves, the flowers have a long corolla tube to 45 mm, lobes 5, spreading, white, the 4 stamens are much exserted. Fruit weakly 4-lobed and sits atop the spreading, red calyx. Flowers often parasitised and appear short and fat.

Image of fruit Ckerodendrum floriibundum

Additional image

Image of Clerodendrum