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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The eggs are laid during the spring and the adults tend to stay on the underside xplendens the leaf until disturbed, when they fly in mass and may infect other plants. Splendrns infestations may go unnoticed until the plant begins to wilt. If squashed yellow body fluid is revealed and the eggs are laid under the body and normally hatch immediately. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Trim the roots as they are dug up, to maintain polarity cut strength at the crown end and a slanted cut at the distal end away from the crown.

Heavy infestations form webbing and the pest is found on Abies and Juniperus species. They are mobile but slow-moving. Splendns seeds by placing them in to flats with the appropriate spacing or into individual pots.

The small salverform splendwns are arranged in dense terminal panicle that is up to mm 5 in long. Technology Biodiversity in India.

The original leaf doses not become a part of the new plant as roots and shoots appear from the base of the leaf. The calyx consists of four or five sepals or teeth that are fused and normally persistent and the four to six petals are fused at the base to create a tubed corolla.


Cultural Uses Glory Bower is a twinning vine that is grown for its vibrant flowers and is planted c,erodendrum sub-tropical to tropical gardens and trained over a pergola or lattice. The irregularly bisexual flowers are arranged in cymes or racemes and in loose clusters. A sucker may be also seen as any shoot on a rootstock that is below the grafted section. A total of species belo White flies have a gradual metamorphosis, egg and four nymphal stages.

The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. Larger seeds may be covered cleroedndrum media or a hole is dibbled and the seed is placed in the media. Whiteflies attack a wide range of plants affected by this insect, including AbutilonBoroniaHibiscus and Fuchsia species. Cultural Control Rub off by hand, if numbers are small. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Large Root Cuttings These cuttings are 50 to mm long are tied up in bundles and placed in boxes of damp sand, sawdust or peat for about three weeks at a temperature of 4.

Scientific Name Coccus hesperidium. Colour Dark glossy green.

It establishes in 2 to 3 years and is also grown as a ground cover or in containers. Watch for aphids, whitefly, mealybug and spider mites. Seeds germinate best in darkness so shade the containers if in direct sunlight. They appear from summer to autumn.


Laburnum anagyroides is infested with the Grape Mealybug Pseudococcus maritimus infesting the branches and twigs. As in softwood cuttings these require an environment of high humidity.

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Note Many plant species are more susceptible to Red Spider Mite when they are cultivated under glass. Leaves may eventually wither and fall. It produces dark red body fluid and the eggs are laid in a cottony sac.

Greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum. Cultural Control It is difficult to control with out the application of chemicals, though strong jets of water greatly disturb the colonies. This is particularly important as vlerodendrum is softening the seed coat. Cut below a node and retain the leaves on the upper portion.

Flaming Glorybower (Clerodendrum splendens)

Araucaria heterophyllaAloeArctostaphylosSplendes and Senna species are also clerodenerum to infestation. Soaking the cuttings and leaving them standing in water for long periods is undesirable. Under optimum conditions, the population can double every four days. A flower with a tubular base and open flat petals.

When these daughter plants root up in the soil they are dug up and planted as a new plant. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Mealy bugs are found worldwide.