Pagoda Flower

Have you come across Pagoda Flowers?

It’s called Pagoda Flower because of its tall, pyramidal inflorescences.

It’s Clerodendrum Panicululatum, a species of flowering plant.

In India it is known by various names like Hanuman Kireedam,Krishna Kireetam,Hajar Mogra and Orange tower flower.

It can grow anywhere between 5 to 10 feet.(1.5 to 3.0 meters).

Flowering & Fruiting happens between February and October.

Extracts are said to be used in traditional medicine.

Pagoda Flower

“You are only here for a short visit.Don’t hurry,don’t worry.And be sure to smell the flowers along the way”   Walter Hagen

This post is part of Cee Neuner’s FOTD (Flower Of The Day) photo challenge.

Thank you.

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  12 comments for “Pagoda Flower

  1. September 4, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Wow, something different.

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  2. September 4, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    Nice. That’s a new one for me. Beautiful 👏

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  3. September 4, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Known as The Lord’s Crown (My native Kerala, India)

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  4. September 5, 2020 at 12:17 am

    No I haven’t..am glad I have seen something rare.

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  5. September 5, 2020 at 2:07 am

    Very cool. The pic & the quote. 🌞

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