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Clematis meyeriana Walpers in Nova Acta Leop. Nat. Cur. 19, suppl. 1: 297. 1843. var. lnsularis Sprague in Bull. Misc. Inf. Kew 1916: 44 - 47. 1916; Gupta in Bull. Natl. Bot. Gard. Lucknow 97: t. 51, ff. A-G. 1964; Kapoor in Bull. Natl. Bot. Gard. Lucknow 124: 40 - 41. 1966.

Woody climbers; branches almost glabrous. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate; petioles twisted and coiled; leaflets linear-ovate, cordate at base, up to 14 x 6 cm, prominently 5-nerved at base, glabrous on both surfaces; petiolules up to 4.5 cm long. Panicles axillary, branched, many-flowered, covered by a number of overlapping scales at base. Flowers ca 2 cm across, sweet-scented. Sepals 4, narrowly elliptic, hairy along margins. Filaments as long as anthers, glabrous or sometimes minutely hairy; connectives slightly produced beyond anthers. Carpels profusely hairy. Achenes not hairy.

Fl. July.

Distrib. India: Nagaland.

Myanmar and China.

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