Clerodendrum laponicum (Thunb.) Sweet
sweet glorybower
Verbenaceae
     

This ornamental shrub has escaped on Kaua'i in the Omalo area, where it is becoming a serious pest. It has recently escaped in Wailau Valley, Moloka'i. The fruit is dispersed by alien frugivorous birds. Its susceptibility to fire is not known, and it has not been evaluated for biological control.


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