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Pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum)

Pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum) is a flowering plant species in Lamiaceae, popular as an ornamental plant with clumps shaped like pagodas or pyramids, red in color, favored by butterflies and widely used as traditional medicinal plants.

C. paniculatum lives in the tropics, generally growing to 2-3 meters tall, upright stems and green with brown skin. The leaves are dark green, the surface is wavy following the bone, oval-shaped with a pointed tip and has two acute angles on each side like two pairs of wings.

Dlium Pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum)

Flowers are panicles arranged in the form of a pagoda with a taper on the top of the stem, predominantly red and have many pedicels. A single flower has five petals, white with a red center, long white stamen and increasingly to the red end.

Pagoda flowers grow in the lowlands and highlands for all temperatures, need a lot of sun throughout the day. Roots are cold with a bitter taste and are used to treat pain in rheumatism, back pain, tuberklosis, coughing up blood, insomnia, bloody bowel movements and bruises.



Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Clerodendrum
Species: C. paniculatum

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