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  Clematis wightiana
 
  Family: RANUNCULACEAE
  Citation:  Clematis wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 2. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 5. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 3(2). 1915; M. A. Rau in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 80. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 10. 1999; N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 114. 2005.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs, tomentose. Leaves 3-5 foliolate, leaflets 6 x 4 cm, ovate, acuminate, densely tomentose, crenate or lobed with spiny protuberance, base cordate; petiole to 3 cm, twinning. Panicles axillary or terminal, peduncles to 2.5 cm; sepals 4, yellow-brown, 18 x 12 mm, ovate, glabrous inside; stamens numerous, filaments pubescent below; carpels many; stigma pilose. Achenes in globose heads, pubescent.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-March
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests and grasslands
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 800-2000
  Localities: Olippara
   
 
   
 
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