Clerodendrum quadriloculare

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Clerodendrum quadriloculare
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Clerodendrum
Species: C. quadriloculare
Binomial name
Clerodendrum quadriloculare
(Blanco) Merr.
  • Ligustrum quadriloculare Blanco
  • Clerodendrum blancoanum Fern.-Vill.
  • Clerodendrum navesianum Vidal

Clerodendrum quadriloculare is a species of flowering plant native to New Guinea and the Philippines. It is one of many species long in included in the verbena family, Verbenaceae but transferred to the Lamiaceae based on molecular studies.[1][2][3][4]

English names: bronze-leaved clerodendrum, fire works, Philippine glorybower, shooting star, starburst bush.

The plants produce flowers which, while looking good in a garden, can be a pest to eradicate.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Cantino, P.D., Harley, R.M. & Wagstaff, S.J. 1992. Genera of Labiatae: status and classification. Pp. 511-522. In: Raymond M. Harley and Tom Reynolds (editors). Advances in Labiate Science. Richmond, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Steven J. Wagstaff, Laura Hickerson, Russ Spangler, Patrick A. Reeves, and Richard G. Olmstead. 1998. "Phylogeny in Labiatae s.l., inferred from cpDNA sequences". Plant Systematics and Evolution 209(3-4):265-274.
  4. ^ Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk