Clematis triloba Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : RANUNCULACEAE
    (BUTTERCUP or CROWFOOT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ranunculaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clematis heynei M.A.Rau & al.
  • Common name : Deccan Clematis
  • Vernacular name : Laghukarni (Sanskrit); Moravela (Hindi); Sowgaballi (Kannada)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Rare, in open thickets and on Fort walls
  • Key identification features : A rampant woody climber with flowers in much-branched clusters in leaf axils. Flowers are attractive, 2-2.2 cm. across with numerous stamens. Leaves are pinnately compound with stalks of terminal leaflets elongated into tendrils; leaflets are entire and elliptic-ovate.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Collection Nos : S. Raghavan 83326
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • Native : New Caledonia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Clematis triloba. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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