A Synopsis of the Genus Clerodendrum L. (Lamiaceae) in Thailand


  • CHARAN LEERATIWONG Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla 90112, THAILAND
  • PRANOM CHANTARANOTHAI Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, THAILAND
  • ALAN J. PATON Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK


Synopsis, Clerodendrum, Lamiaceae, Thailand


A synopsis of the 28 species and one variety of Clerodendrum occurring in Thailand is presented including the one endemic species, C. lloydianum Craib and the seven introduced and cultivated taxa, namely C. calamitosum L., C. chinense (Osbeck) Mabb. var. chinense, C. laevifolium Blume, C. minahassae Teijsm. & Binn., C. quadriloculare (Blanco) Merr., C. splendens G. Don and C. thomsoniae Balf.f. A key to the Thai species of Clerodendrum is provided together with their known distribution, ecological data and some illustrations. In addition, C. longisepalum Dop is lectotypified.




How to Cite

LEERATIWONG, C., CHANTARANOTHAI, P. and PATON, A.J. 2011. A Synopsis of the Genus Clerodendrum L. (Lamiaceae) in Thailand. Tropical Natural History. 11, 2 (Oct. 2011), 177–211.



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