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Clematis andersonii (C.B. Clarke ex O. Ktze) Eichler in Bibl. Bot. Stuttgart 124: 47.1958. C. smilacifolia Wallich var. andersonii C.B. Clarke ex O. Ktze, Verh. Bot. Ver. Brandenb.26: 167.1885.

Climbing shrubs; branches puberulous or glabrous. Leaves opposite, pinnately 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic-lanceolate or oblong-elliptic, characteristically with a narrowly drawn out apex, coarsely toothed or entire, glabrous on both surfaces. Inflorescence axillary or terminal, 1 - 9-flowered. Flowers large, nearly 4 cm across. Sepals thick, velvety on both sides, ribbed outside. Filaments glabrous; connective produced beyond anther lobes. Mature achenes not seen.

Fl. & Fr. Oct. - Jan.

Distrib. India: West Bengal and Sikkim.


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