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 The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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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