Clematis parvilobe

Species: Clematis parvilobe

English Name:  Small-lobed Clematis

Chinese Name: 裂葉鐵線蓮

Family: Ranunculaceae


Subshrubby climber, stem and branches loosely clothed with short silky hairs.  Levaes mostly twice temate; leaflets papery, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-ovate, 1.5-6 x 0.8-2.3 cm, base rounded, apex acuminate, entire or coasrsely serrate, appressed pubescent on both surfaces, 3-nerved. Panicles few flowered and leafy, axillary or terminal; pedicels 1-2.5 cm. FLowers 1.5-3.5 cm in diam. Sepals 4, white, sublanceolate to narrow obovate, 8-20 x 3-7 cm, densely covered with silky haris abaxially. Stamens glabrous, anthers ca. 2mm, much shorter than filaments. Achens ovoid, ca. 4x3mm, pubescent, persistent styles ca. 4cm, feathery.


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Hong Kong Herbarium and South China Botanical Garden. (2008). Flora of Hong Kong, Volume 1. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Hong Kong.