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5. Clematis buchananiana DC., Syst. Nat. 1:140. 1817. Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:6. 1872, O. Kuntze, Verh. Bot. Ver. Brandenburg 26:130. 1885, Blatter, Beaut. Flow. Kashm. 1:3. 1928, Stewart, l.c. 264, Qureshi & Chaudhri in Pak. Syst. 4(1-2):133.1988 (Fig. 16, F,G).


Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Clematis buchananiana

Tall woody climber with hairy stems. Leaves pinnate. Leaflets 5-7, petiolate, 5-12 cm long, broadly ovate to suborbicular-cordate, obtuse or acute, dentate-serrate to incised dentate or lobed (with 3-5 lobes). Flowers numerous, in panicles. Sepals whitish, 15-20 nun long, ribbed, lanceolate-oblong, usually acute, tomentose on both sides. Filaments flattened, linear, densely hairy. Anthers narrow, glabrous. Achenes densely hairy, styles c. 4 cm long, ciliate.

Fl. Per.: July-August.

Type: C. Nepal around Narain-Hatty, Buchanan-Hamilton. s.n. (BM).

B-7 Hazara: Kagan-Naran, Farooqi & M. Qaiser 3278 (KUH), Nathia Gali, Oct. 1950, E. Nasir s.n. (KUH), Kashmir: Nawal Nadi, 12.9.53, A. Rashid Khan, E. Nasir & R.R. Stewart s.n. (RAW), Poonch, Sept. 1952, A. Rashid Khan, s.n. (RAW), Bothwar Gali, Lipa vy., 10,000', M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 5104 (KUH).

Distribution: Temperate Himalaya from Kashmir eastward to Assam, Burma, Indo-China and W. China.

Found from 1200-3000 m.


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