Monday, April 11, 2011

Mint Family Plant: White Butterfly (Clerodendrum calamitosum)

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This plant is a medicinal plant. In Indonesia, this plant (the leaves, root, fruit) can be used to treat dysentery, fever, hemorrhoids, difficulty urinating, Gonorrhea, Urinary stones, syphilis, snake bitten.

Classification of Mint Family Plant: White Butterfly(Clerodendrum calamitosum) - Klasifikasi Kembang Bugang
Kingdom Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - plants
Phylum Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - vascular plants
Class Magnoliopsida Brongniart, 1843 - dicotyledons
(unranked) eudicots
(unranked) Asterids
Order Lamiales Bromhead
Family Lamiaceae Lindl. - mint family
Subfamily Ajugoideae Kosteletzky
Genus Clerodendrum - C. Linnaeus, 1753 - glorybower
Species Clerodendrum calamitosum C. Linnaeus, 1753

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Photos of White Butterfly (Clerodendrum calamitosum) flowers - Foto Kembang Bugang were taken using a camera phone, Sony Ericsson K800i, in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia (in my father-in-law’s front yard).

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David Khoirul said...

Great. They're wonderfully shot. I see this flower often but never know its name, thanks, mas Doddy.

daisugi said...

Thanks David, I am glad this can be useful for you :-)

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