Family. Verbenaceae. Botanical Name. CLERODENDRUM splendens. Plant Common Name. Flaming Glorybower. General Description. Crinkly, deeply veined. Clerodendrum splendens, commonly called flaming glory bower is native to tropical western Africa. It is a twining, evergreen, woody-stemmed vine that typically. Clerodendrum species are trees, erect or rambling shrubs, rarely herbs. Branches terete, quadrangular, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves simple.

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Mix the fine seed with washed sand and then sow thinly on the surface.

Propagation from cuttings is possible because every cell of a plant containers the genetic information to create an entire plant. Suckers The true meaning of a sucker is a shoot that comes from an adventitious bud on the roots, but generally it is referred to any shoots that arise from the crown of the plant.

The cuttings must be potted up as soon as the roots developed, or a light application of liquid fertiliser can be applied. Back to Previous Page. Noteworthy Characteristics Clerodendrum splendenscommonly called flaming glory bower is native to tropical western Africa. You can generate PDF for max plants only.

Clivia miniata Susceptible Plants Mealybugs are found on a wide variety of trees and shrubs. Heavily infected areas should be pruned and destroyed or the whole plant removed.

These nymphal stages produce honeydew, which encourages sooty mould. The leaves are normally simple and arranged opposite with stipules absent and rarely found arranged in whorls or alternately. The crown may also be divided in some species by using a shovel to cut and dig sections out. When taking hardwood cuttings remove the leaves and in semi hardwood reduce the number of leaves by half.


However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Rhododendron species are attacked by the Rhododendron White Fly Dialeurodes chittendeni causing yellowish mottled appearance on the upper surface of the leaf.

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It is a persistent pest commonly found in glasshouses. These are modified stems that grow horizontal to the ground or under the ground with nodes that can produce new plants as in a potato tuber.

They congregate in protected places, such as under bark and at the base of trees, during winter. Appearance and Distribution of the Pest. It produces dark red body fluid and the eggs are laid in a cottony sac. Psidium species are attacked by the Longtailed Mealybugs Pseudococcus longispinus.

These cuttings are taken from wood that is firmer and semi ripe usually during mid summer. Two-spotted Mite, Red Spider Mite. These temperatures represent the lowest average. Specific epithet means splendid. Damage fruit Control methods include careful water management during dry periods, and the reduction of dust from roadways.

Natural predators include lacewings, ladybirds and thrips help keep the numbers down. Clerodendrum splendens Plant ID They initially appear on the undersides of leaves. Biological Control Lacewing and ladybeetle larvae Cryptolaemus montrouzeri control small infestations.

The seeds are normally upright and contain little or no endosperm. Care should be taken as the chemicals in mothballs can damage plastic pots use clay pots and in some countries such as the UK. As in softwood cuttings these require an clerodemdrum of high humidity. Leaf spot is an occasional problem.


Note Many plant species are more susceptible to Red Spider Mite when they are cultivated under glass.

spkendens Heavy infestations cause leaves to wilt and sooty mould to appear on the honeydew. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

Flaming Glorybower (Clerodendrum splendens)

Greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum. They overwinter in the egg stage or find sheltered places to hide. Plants may be sprayed with Dimethoate, permethrin, bifenthrin or pirimiphos-methyl, but some insects have immunity to chemicals.

Chemical Control Plants may be sprayed with Dimethoate, permethrin, bifenthrin or pirimiphos-methyl, but some insects have immunity to chemicals. All photographs and data are covered by copyright. Often referred to in bulbs as bulblets or lateral branching in monocotyledons and appear as thickened stems and are removed close to the main stem.

Sow seeds in a flat or germinating bed, through which seedlings are pricked-out then, transplanted into another flat with wider spacing or directly to an individual pot.

Branches and branchlets obtusely quadrangular, nodes annulate.