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Flaming Glorybower

Common name: Flaming Glorybower, Pagoda Flower, Bleeding Heart Vine.

Native to Western Africa.  Flaming glorybower is a woody or semi-woody evergreen vine or running shrub  that climbs by twining. The leaves are oval and arranged in opposite pairs.  This particular vine had extended to the neighbouring house too.  And it seems they were not unhappy about it and infact had allowed it to trail over their balcony.

Botanical name: Clerodendrum splendens    Family: Verbenaceae (verbena family)

Info – Flowers of India and

Photographed at Secunderabad.


2 responses »

  1. Thanks a ton for the photos and detailed info. I have been searching for ages for the ID of Jaquemontis pentanthos, that very pretty blue-flowered vine!


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