Clerodendrum thomsoniae

COMMON NAME

Bleeding-heart vine

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Lamiaceae

NOTES

A twining evergreen shrub or vine. It usually blooms during the warm months and provides showy white flowers with dark red corollas giving a striking contrast. The foliage is smooth-edged, oval and 6 inches long.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical west Africa from Cameroon west to Senegal

NATIVE HABITAT

Found in disturbed areas, wet lower montane forests and weedy flats.

WEB SOURCES

tropical.theferns.info

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Clerodendrum thomsoniae