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Clerodendrum indicum

Turk’s turban (Clerodendrum indicum) is a landscape weed indigenous to temperate and tropical Asia from China to the Philippines, where it is used for medicinal purposes. This species was introduced as a ornamental and is believed to have escaped cultivation. Once established, this plant often is mistaken for woody species, such as shrubs or trees, given it's upright growth and woody stems.

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