2542.000 Clematis L.


Brummitt, R.K. (2000) Inclusion of Clematopsis Hutch. in Clematis L. (Ranunculaceae) Kew Bulletin 55 97-108

Description of the genus

Woody climbers, trailing plants or erect herbs. Leaves opposite, pinnately or ternately compound. Inflorescence a panicle or composed of solitary flowers. Flowers actinomorphic. Perianth segments valvate or imbricate; petals and nectaries 0. Staminodes, transitional between sepals and stamens, sometimes present. Carpels free, normally 1-ovulate by abortion. Achenes arranged in a head, with a persistent, usually elongate, plumose or naked style.

Worldwide: c. 295 species, northern temperate, a few southern temperate, Oceania and tropical African mountains

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

Clematis brachiata

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
brachiata Thunb.N,Z,MS,GIDescription, Image
oweniae Harv.M?
simensis Fresen.N
uhehensis Engl.N
villosa DC. subsp. kirkii (Oliv.) BrummittN,Z,TDescription, Image
viridiflora Bertol.Z,T,MS,GI,M

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Flora of Botswana: Clematis
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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Clematis
Flora of Malawi: Clematis
Flora of Zambia: Clematis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Clematis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Clematis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Clematis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Clematis
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iNaturalist: Clematis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Clematis
JSTOR Plant Science: Clematis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Clematis
Plants of the World Online: Clematis
Tropicos: Clematis
Wikipedia: Clematis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Clematis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=581, retrieved 16 July 2024

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