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  1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Clerodendrum L.
      1. Clerodendrum poggei Gürke

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon to Ethiopia and N. Angola.

    [FTEA]

    Verbenaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1992

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree 0.9–2.5 m. tall, mostly with a single stem and with leaves restricted to the apex but also reported to be a climber in Angola.
    Leaves
    Leaves ovate or rounded-ovate, 11–36(–60) cm. long, 3.8–32 cm. wide, acute to subacuminate at the apex, obtuse to subcordate at the base, the margin entire to very coarsely toothed, slightly bristly pilose above but scarcely scabrid, with short ± soft spreading pubescence beneath or glabrescent; venation very reticulate beneath; petiole 1–12(–30) cm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes aggregated into very dense ovoid heads 15–17.5(–20) cm. long, 6–9 cm. wide; pedicels 5 mm. long; bracts lanceolate or oblanceolate, 1.7–3 cm. long, 1.5–2.5 cm. wide, acuminate, pubescent; bracteoles 1–1.3 cm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx reddish purple, densely pubescent; tube campanulate, 0.6–1.6 cm. long, deeply 5-lobed; lobes lanceolate, ± 1.5–2 cm. long, 3–7 mm. wide, acuminate.
    Corolla
    Corolla cream; tube slender, curved, 12–14.5(–17.5) cm. long, pubescent; lobes unequal, 1.7 cm. long, 7 mm. wide.
    Stamen and Style
    Stamens and style exserted 2–3 cm.
    Fruits
    Fruit dark greenish black, 1.3 cm. long, 1.2 cm. wide, shiny.
    Figures
    Fig. 12/10–12, p. 96.
    Habitat
    Forest (including gallery), sometimes on rock faces; 760–1500 m.
    Distribution
    T4 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ethiopia, Gabon, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Clerodendrum poggei Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gossweiler, J. [4813], Angola Clerodendrum megasepalum K001008654
    Gossweiler, J. [4813], Angola Clerodendrum megasepalum K001008655
    Gossweiler, J. [4813], Angola Clerodendrum megasepalum K001008656
    Jan 1, 1992 Welwitsch, Dr. [5688], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K000192941 holotype
    Jan 1, 1992 Soyaux, H. [230], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K000192942
    Pearson [2343], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008468
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2115], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008465
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2114], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008466
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2343], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008467
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2114], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008469
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2114], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008470
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2114], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008471
    Pearson, H.H.W. [2114], Angola Clerodendrum angolense K001008472

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 181 (1893)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Fernandes, R.B. (2006). Contribução para o conhecimento das Avicenniaceae e Verbenaceae da Flora de Angola Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17(2): 5-68.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 195 (1956).
    • Bak. in Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 309 (1900).
    • Gürke in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 18: 171 (1893).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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