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Clerodendrum splendens

Vine, leaves and flower closeup insert

(Flaming Glorybower Vine, Bleeding Heart Vine)

FAMILY

Lamiaceae / Verbenaceae

Species

Clerodendrum splendens

Common name

Flaming Glorybower Vine, Bleeding Heart Vine

Flower colour; life form

Flowers red; scrambler

Campus

Townsville

Description

This African scrambling shrub or vine has opposite, glossy green leaves, ovate to oblong up to 18 x 8 cm. Flowers are in terminal clusters, the red corolla is fused to form a tube, lobes spreading to 2 cm long. The stamens with their red filaments are exserted.