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

Morphology General 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.
Morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla cream; tube slender, curved, 12–14.5(–17.5) cm. long, pubescent; lobes unequal, 1.7 cm. long, 7 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamen and Style
Stamens and style exserted 2–3 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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

Native to:

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

Clerodendrum poggei Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

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

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.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

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