These flowers were taken along the trail at Tree Top walk in Kulim recently.
As the name implies, I guess the plant does vaguely resembles a pagoda. The botanical name is Clerodendrum paniculatum and the plants are found mainly in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and some parts of South East Asia.
Each tiny flower has a long tube and protruding stamen. The flowers caught my eye when I first saw it at the Lake Gardens of Kuala Lumpur. They have such remarkable flowers.
I like the way they are grouped in clusters and arranged in tiers like a pagoda.
The pagoda flower has a number of medicinal uses for certain diseases in Asia. Chinese medicine often uses these plants in the treatment of hemorrhoids and excessive menstrual bleeding.