Clerodendrum japonicum

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Clerodendrum japonicum


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Ajugoideae
Genus: Clerodendrum
Species Clerodendrum japonicum
Varieties: C. j. var. bethuneanum – C. j. var. japonicum


Clerodendrum japonicum (Thunb.) Sweet, 1826



  • Basionym
    • Volkameria japonica Thunb. in J.A.Murray, Syst. Nat. ed. 14: 578 (1784).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Laos, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
    • Introduced into:
      • Japan, Korea, Malaya, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Sri Lanka

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Japanese glorybower
日本語: ヒギリ
Tiếng Việt: Mò đỏ
中文: 赪桐
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