Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Rotheca serrata (L.) Steane & Mabb.

Family: Lamiaceae Genus: Rotheca Species: Rotheca serrata (L.) Steane & Mabb.






Synonym Clerodendrum serratum (L.) Moon, Clerodendrum trifoliatum Steud. Flower Color White
Common Name Blue Fountain Bush, Bharangi Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Blue Glory, Blue Fountain Bush, Beetle Killer Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Moirang Khanam Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Drupe black when ripe 3 in. across of 1-3 succulent connate drupels
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous forests, thickets and roadsides Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand Bark Details Bark grayish, rough, 25 in thick; blaze brownish
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Shrubs 1-4 m tall branchlets densely yellow pubescent especially on nodes when young becoming dark brown to gray-yellow and glabrous Leaf Details Leaves with a foetid smell 2-11 by .8-4.5 in., oblong, Oblong-ovate or elliptic oblong

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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