African Plant Database

Clematis simensis Fresen.
Protologue : Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 267 (1837)
Information on the genus : Clematis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clematis orientalis subsp. simensis (Fresen.) H. Perrier (1950)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous climber to >20 m long.
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Ecology : Grassland, forest edges, roadsides in upland forest, bamboo- Hagenia zone; bushland; grassy mountain sides and overgrazed mountain tops; lava beds; swampy bogs; evergreen bushland, Juniperus forest;; 1000-3350 m alt. Fernando Poo; Arabia; Madagascar.
  Very variable (shape and size of leaves, indumentum, size of flowers)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 90
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 82 (1949).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 547 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • JOHNSON, M. (2001). The genus Clematis. Magnus Johnsons Plantskola
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Record n°83119 modified 2009-08-31
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