Clematis villosa DC.
subsp. kirkii (Oliv.) Brummitt

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Clematis villosa subsp. kirkii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cecil Kop nature reserve

Clematis villosa subsp. kirkii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyanga rd before Nyakupinga bridge

Clematis villosa subsp. kirkii

Photo: Petra Ballings
4x4 Club, Donnybrook, Arcturus Road, Harare

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Synonyms: Clematis kirkii Oliv
Clematopsis scabiosifolia DC. subsp. kirkii (Oliv.) Brummitt
Clematopsis villosa (DC.) Hutch. subsp. kirkii (Oliv.) J. Raynal & Brummitt
Common names: Shock-headed peter (English)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Branched perennial, up to 1 m. Leaves variously lobed or pinnately compound. Flowers drooping, solitary or several at the ends of stems or branches, softly hairy. Fruits "bearded" with the persistent plumose style forming a mass of silvery threads, making the plants an equally attractive sight both during and after the flowering time.
Notes: In allocating countries and divisions from the Clematopsis scabiosifolia groups in FZ 1(1), pp. 93-95, I have taken the records for Group A to belong to subsp. stanleyi and records from all the other groups to be subsp. kirkii.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In miombo woodland and grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) Above 1000 m
Flowering time:Dec - Feb
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Monday 5 December 2005
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 20 - 21. as Clematis scabiosifolia (Includes a picture).

Exell, A.W. & Milne-Redhead, E. (1960). Ranunculaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 93 - 95. as Clematopsis scabiosifolia group C

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 46, plate 69 as Clematopsis villosa

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 157.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Clematis villosa subsp. kirkii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123530, retrieved 4 December 2016

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