Clerodendron inerme (Volkameria inermis)

COMMON NAME

Indian Privet, Seaside clerodendrum

TYPE

Groundcover

FAMILY

Lamiaceae

NOTES

An evergreen shrub with a rather straggly growth that sometimes adapts to more of a climbing habit and twines into the surrounding vegetation. It is known to be always in flower. The flowers are white and very fragrant, with spreading five corolla lobes, 1" long white tubes and long purple stamens.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Australia, Asia, Malesia and the Pacific islands

NATIVE HABITAT

Shoreline (Mangrove Forest, Backshore)

WEB SOURCES

powo.science.kew.org

nparks.gov.sg

tropical.theferns.info



Clerodendrum inerme