African Plant Database

Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 94 (1800) 
Information on the genus : Clematis
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clematis orientalis subsp. brachiata (Thunb.) H. Perrier (1950)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Clematis orientalis subsp. brachiata (Thunb.) Kuntze
=Clematis stewartiae Burtt Davy (1926)
=Clematis burgensis Engl. (1910)
=Clematis hirsuta var. dolichopoda (Brenan) Staner & J. Léonard
=Clematis dolichopoda Brenan (1949)
=Clematis hirsuta var. gallaensis (Engl.) Cufod.
=Clematis tibestica Quézel (1957)
=Clematis brachiata var. burkei Burtt Davy
=Clematis petersiana Klotzsch (1861)
=Clematis massoniana DC.
=Clematis stewartiae var. wilmsii Burtt Davy
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or trailing perennial herb or liane, to 5 m long.
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Ecology : Edges of lowland rain-forest (W Africa) and mountain forests, wooded grassland, secondary bushland often near river beds, lava beds; associated with Rosa, Carissa, Podocarpus, Hagenia, Juniperus, Combretum; (500-)700-3100 m alt.; common.
  Very variable species
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Climber- Ht 0.5 - 6.1 m. Alt 0 - 2125 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Liana; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 91-92

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 82 (1949).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 30: t.1197 (1955).
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
  • Sida 21: 865-867 (2004).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 547 (2006).
More info on :
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°83106 modified 2007-04-02
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