Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Clerodendrum floribundum var. coriaceum (R.Br.) Moldenke
Moldenke, H.N. (1978) Phytologia 39: 236.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-5 m tall.
Calyx lobes persistent at the base of the fruit. Pyrenes usually 4.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in WA, NT, CYP, NEQ and CEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 800 m. Usually grows in open forest but also found in vine thickets and on the margins of monsoon forest. Also occurs in New Guinea.
Natural History & Notes
Queensland Herbarium does not recognise the varieties and treats them all at species level.
Clerodendrum coriaceum R.Br., Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 511(1810), Type: Northern Australia, R. Brown; holo: BM?. Clerodendrum cardiophyllum F.Muell., Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 3: 144(1862), Type: In virgultis Acaciae aneurae (Mulga scrub) Australiae centralis; J. Macd. Stuart. Ad paludes Daly Waters; F. Waterhouse.
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