Galapagos Species Checklist

Clerodendrum molle var. molle Kunth

rodilla de caballo

A woody shrub covered almost all year round in round white buds and white long-necked star-shaped flowers. The flowers contrast dramatically with the dark green leaves.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Lamiales

Family
Verbenaceae

Genus
Clerodendrum

Species
molle

Subspecies
var. molle

Taxon category: Accepted

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Tropicos.org. (2017) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 06 Oct 2017 <http://www.tropicos.org
  • Atkinson, R. Guézou, A. & Jaramillo, P. (2009) Siémbrame en tu jardín - Plantas nativas para jardines en Galápagos. Fundación Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador, 151 pp.
  • Itow, S. (1997) List of Plant Specimens collected in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Bulletin of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Nagasaki University, Natural Science, 38 (1): 53-144.
  • McMullen, C.K. (2010) Nocturnal and diurnal pollination of Clerodendrum molle (Verbenaceae) in the Galápagos Islands Plant Syst Evol (2011) 292:15-23
  • McMullen, C.K. (1987) Biologia reproductiva de las Angiospermas de las Islas Galapágos. Pg. 39 - 52. Memorias: Taller sobre investigación Botànica y manejo en galapágos.

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