Rotheca myricoides

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Rotheca myricoides
Butterfly bush at BBG (50766).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Rotheca
R. myricoides
Binomial name
Rotheca myricoides

Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) Vatke
Clerodendrum ugandense Prain
Spironema myricoides Hochst. (basionym

Rotheca myricoides (butterfly bush – also a name for Buddleja species) is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae.[1] It is native to Africa and widely cultivated elsewhere.[1] In cultivation, it is frequently known by one of its synonyms, such as Clerodendrum myricoides or Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Rotheca myricoides". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  2. ^ "Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'". Plant Finder. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2015-07-24.

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