1. Family: Ranunculaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Clematis L.
      1. Clematis dolichopoda Brenan

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to E. DR Congo.

    [FTEA]

    Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead & W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

    Habit
    A climbing or scrambling plant; younger stems covered with pale rusty or golden hairs, stems ribbed and furrowed.
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate with usually 5 leaflets, much reduced in association with the inflorescences; leaflets ovate to broadly or elongate ovate, not lobed or slightly trilobed, acute to slightly acuminate, base cordate or rounded, dentate-crenate, covered, often densely, with pale rusty or golden hairs on lower surface at least in younger leaves, with scattered hairs or glabrescent on upper surface.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences with 3–7 flowers; pedicels 3.5–5 cm. long; flower buds broadly ellipsoid, with yellow indumentum.
    Calyx
    Sepals 1.5–2.5 cm. long, cream.
    Habitat
    Edges of and clearings in lowland rain forest, 500–1000 m.
    Distribution
    T3 endemic in Usambara Mts.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Clematis dolichopoda Brenan appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 4: 71 (1949)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Brenan in K. B. 1949: 71 (1949)
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 464 (1949).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0