Clerodendrum costatum R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 511. Type: Queensland, endeavour River, 1770, Banks & Solander; lecto: BM; iso: BM.
Witches Tongues; Flowers of Magic
A small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Calyx lobes about 3-7 mm long with several flat glands visible on the glabrous inner surface, outer surface hairy. Corolla tube about 50-80 mm long, glabrous externally, lobes about 5-10 mm long. Stamens 4, attached to the upper third if the corolla tube often conspicuously exserted up to 2 cm beyond the corolla tube. Filaments about 40 mm long, anthers about 3 mm long. Style about 90 mm long. Stigma 2-lobed and about 2 mm long. Ovary about 2 mm long.
Fruiting carpels about 7-10 x 6-12 mm, green but turning bluish-purple at maturity. Calyx lobes persistent, red.
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