Clerodendrum ternatum

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Clerodendrum ternatum
Clerodendrum ternatum


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 ternatum



Clerodendrum ternatum Schinz, 1890


  • Heterotypic
    • Clerodendrum lanceolatum Gürke, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 181 (1893), nom. illeg.
    • Clerodendrum wilmsii Gürke, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 304 (1900).
    • Clerodendrum simile H.Pearson in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5: 224 (1901).
    • Clerodendrum transvaalense B.Thomas, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 68: 78 (1936), nom. superfl.
    • Clerodendrum ternatum var. lanceolatum Moldenke, Phytologia 5: 98 (1954).
    • Clerodendrum ternatum f. glabricalyx Moldenke, Phytologia 32: 46 (1975).
    • Clerodendrum ternatum f. villosum R.Fern., Mem. Soc. Brot. 30: 26 (1998).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • 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

English: Dwarf cat's whiskers
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