1. Family: Ranunculaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Clematis L.
      1. Clematis uhehensis Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to NE. Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Sterns up to about 1 m. tall, strongly longitudinally striate, pilose to hirsute or only sparsely hairy.
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate or pinnate-ternate, tending to become simple near the base and apex of the stem.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets elliptic, cuneate at the base, coarsely toothed and often deeply lobed, sericeous-pilose especially on the nerves beneath.
    Flowers
    Flowers 4.5–8 cm. in diam., pink or white, usually solitary.
    Anthers
    Anthers 5–9 mm. long.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial, with erect stems sometimes woody at the base, 4–9 dm. tall, strongly longitudinally striate, with spreading shaggy hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, ovate, up to 9 cm. long and 5.5 cm. broad, sessile or shortly petioled, coarsely and somewhat irregularly dentate, or sometimes obscurely lobed, with distinct scattered hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers mostly solitary at the ends of the stems, 6.5–12 cm. in diameter.
    Calyx
    Sepals spreading, softly hairy on both surfaces, white tinged mauve to purplish rose.
    Fruits
    Fruit unknown.
    Habitat
    Upland and wooded grasslands, 1800–2800 m.
    Distribution
    endemic in Southern Highlands of Tanganyika T7
    [FZ]

    Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Stems 0.4–0.9 m. tall, strongly longitudinally striate with spreading, villous hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 9 x 5.5 cm., simple, ovate, sessile or very shortly petiolate, coarsely and somewhat irregularly dentate, sometimes obscurely lobed, with scattered hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers 6.5–12 cm. in diam., usually solitary at the ends of the stems.
    Calyx
    Sepals spreading.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

    Clematis uhehensis Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1949 Goetze, W. [579], Tanzania K000075983 Unknown type material
    Dec 1, 1949 Homblé [828], Congo, DRC Clematopsis homblei K000075993 Unknown type material
    Stolz, A. [2514], Tanzania Clematopsis scabiosifolia subsp. uhehensis K000075985 Unknown type material
    Stolz, A. [2514], Tanzania Clematopsis scabiosifolia subsp. uhehensis K000075984 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 387 (1900)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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