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Clerodendrum villosum Blume


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs 2.5-4 m tall, sometimes climbing. Branchlets 4-angled, densely yellow-brown sericeous. Petiole terete, 3-14 cm, densely sericeous; leaf blade broadly ovate-cordate to cordate, 11-21 X 7-16 cm, villous especially on veins, base truncate to cordate, margin entire, apex acuminate, veins prominent on both surfaces. Inflorescences terminal cymose panicles, 15-25 X 14-20 cm, densely sericeous; bracts ovate, 4.5-6.5 cm, persistent; bractlets ovate, 6-10 mm, deciduous, with several peltate glands. Calyx campanulate, ca. 7 mm, outside densely sericeous and with peltate glands, inside pubescent; lobes subsecund, obovate-oblong, as long as tube. Corolla white or pinkish yellow, tube equal or slightly longer than calyx, limb subsecund, outside densely sericeous, inside glabrous; lobes obovate-oblong, ca. 7 mm. Stamens exserted, as long as style. Drupes green-black, globose, 8-10 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Mar-Apr.

Forests or thickets in valleys and along roadsides; 700-900 m. Yunnan [Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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