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.
- Scientific Name: Clerodendrum indicum
- Common Name: Turk’s turban
- Seasonality: Year-round
- Soil Type: Wet to dry
- Toxicity: Non-toxic
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