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

Zimbabwe: 9 taxa.

Clematis villosa subsp. kirkii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
brachiata Thunb.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
costata Weim.E
oweniae Harv.W,E,S
pulchra Weim.E
simensis Fresen.C,E,S
villosa DC. subsp. kirkii (Oliv.) BrummittN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
villosa DC. subsp. stanleyi (Hook.) KuntzeN,W,SDescription, Image
viridiflora Bertol.E
welwitschii KuntzeN,C,S

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Clematis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=581, retrieved 18 October 2021

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