Plant Database forum: Clerodendron trichotomum var.fargesii

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Aug 20, 2015 1:05 AM CST
I have photographed this plant at a nursery, but the system doesn't accept the genus Clerodendron, maybe it is now a synonym, but of what?
The name Clerodendron trichotomum var.fargesii is widely used on the web, even on supposedly reliable ones; f.ex.:
http://www.theplantlist.org/tp...
http://www.birminghambotanical...

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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Aug 20, 2015 1:37 AM CST
You're misspelling it, Myriam. It's Clerodendrum, not Clerodendron. Here's the entry:

Clerodendrum trichotomum var. fargesii
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Aug 20, 2015 1:47 AM CST
Oh how stupid! Rolling my eyes. Hilarious!
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Aug 20, 2015 1:49 AM CST
Not so stupid, I hope. I was just telling a friend today that I never remember whether it's clerodendrum or clerodendron. I get it confused with rhododendron, I guess. Confused
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Ferns Native Plants and Wildflowers Cat Lover Birds Bee Lover
Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Frogs and Toads Plant Identifier
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bonitin
Aug 20, 2015 2:02 AM CST
I even have that confusion with Rhododendron often mispelling it as Rhododendrum! Hilarious!
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Sages Cottage Gardener Hibiscus
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zuzu
Aug 20, 2015 2:04 AM CST
Exactly!

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