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Family. Verbenaceae. Botanical Name. CLERODENDRUM splendens. Plant Common Name. Flaming Glorybower. General Description. Crinkly, deeply veined. Clerodendrum splendens, commonly called flaming glory bower is native to tropical western Africa. It is a twining, evergreen, woody-stemmed vine that typically. Clerodendrum species are trees, erect or rambling shrubs, rarely herbs. Branches terete, quadrangular, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves simple.

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The leaves are normally simple and arranged opposite with stipules absent and rarely found arranged in whorls or alternately. Heavy rain or irrigation can reduce numbers; some plants may benefit from replanting in cooler spledens. These cuttings are 50 to mm long are tied up in bundles and placed in boxes of damp sand, sawdust or peat for about three weeks at a temperature of 4.

Clerodendrum splendens Plant ID White flies have a gradual metamorphosis, egg and four nymphal stages.

Many of the species are grown as ornamental plants and some for economic importance from wood or oils clerodenrdum a few species used in herbal treatments. Sequoia species are attacked by three species of Mealybugs including Planococcus citri.

It has an undulating margin with an acuminate apex and a short petiole. Insecticide-resistant predatory mites Typhlodromus occidenyalis are also available commercially to control the Two-spotted Mite only on a large scale, as they require ample mites to survive.

It is a twining, evergreen, woody-stemmed vine that typically grows to ‘ long.

Vermiculite and perlite are also used as a well-drained rooting media but has the same disadvantage as sand having no nutrients. Offsets This is a lateral shoot that forms from at the base of the mother plant. Cultural Uses Glory Bower is a twinning vine that is grown for its vibrant flowers and is planted in sub-tropical to tropical gardens and trained over a pergola or lattice. Crown Division The crown is the part of the plant at the surface of the soil where new shoots arise.


The wings are folded flat over the body and males live for one month and females live up to three months. The mature female is soft, yellow-brown or dark brown scale, oval-shaped and mm long.

Checklists specific search options Observed splwndens. Winter hardy to USDA Zones where it is grown in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

Common Name Soft Brown Scale. Size – mm 3. clerodrndrum

During spring sticky bands can be wrapped around trunks close to the ground to trap the mites. Keep the polarity correct and when the roots develop transplant the cuttings into a separate container. There are several species such as Ash whitefly Siphoninus phillyreaeTobacco whitefly Bemesia tabaciSilverleaf whitefly and Spiralling whitefly Flerodendrum disperses.

They appear from summer to autumn.

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Accessed 15 Jan Mites have a gradual metamorphosis, with several nymphal stages. The ovary is superior with two chambers with four cells that have a false partitioning and axil placenta. Published on the Internet http: A wide range of plants are attacked by the Red Spider Mite including annuals, fruit trees and vegetables, ornamental shrubs and trees.

The turf forms brown dry patches and looks simular to Dollar Spot the infestation may also occur around core holes and can be discouraged by generous watering. These insects have a Hemimetabolous life cycle, ie.

Clerodendrum splendens – Wikipedia

The rooting medium must be well drained, sand may be used as long as it is thoroughly washed and leached of all salts. Preventative measures such as removing weeds or mulching around trees or shrubs or scrubbing the loose bark of susceptible trees during winter helps reduce numbers. Araucaria heterophyllaAloeArctostaphylosClerodendrum and Senna species are also susceptible to infestation. This is particularly important as it is softening the seed coat.


Missouri Botanical Garden Shaw Blvd. Two-spotted mites spread by crawling between nearby plants or movement of dead leaves. They clerodendru, be identified by white fluffy deposits in the soil or underneath a pot and appeared as tiny pinkish brown wood lice up to 3 mm long.

Biological Control Natural predators include lacewings, ladybirds and thrips help keep cleordendrum numbers down. The female will produce eggs or living nymphs and the insect will produce honeydew that attracts ants. Appearance and Distribution of the Pest Mealy bugs are found worldwide.

Flaming Glorybower (Clerodendrum splendens)

Spray with white oil may have an effect on the population or flerodendrum Omethoate. Use this chart only as a guide, always keep the other factors in mind when deciding where, when and what to plant. Life Cycle This insect has a Hemimetabolous life cycle, ie.

Woody Stems and branches with a woody texture commonly associated with shrubs or perennials. They are also farmed by ants which in a nursery situation infest pots by tunnelling and carrying mealybugs to the roots. Larger seeds may be covered with media or a hole is dibbled and the seed is placed in the media. coerodendrum

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Hardwood cuttings These cuttings are taken from mature wood normally towards the end of the season. Many plant species are more susceptible to Red Spider Mite when they are cultivated under clerodednrum. Simple The leaf that is not divided. Period of Activity Most activity occurs during the warmer months. Nesting females appear as the small balls of white fluff on cactus spines or around the base and dplendens the rim of the pots.

In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Once established it has a medium water requirement, Scale: