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4. Clematis grata Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1:83.t.98. 1830. Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:4. 1867, Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:3.1872, Aitch., in J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 28: 29. 1880, Coventry, Wild Flow. Kashm. 1.t.1. 1923, Tamura in Kitam., Fl. Afghan. 123.1960, Stewart, Ann. Catalogue Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 264. 1972, Qureshi & Chaudhri in Pak. Syst. 4(1-2):26.1988 (Fig. 17, A-C).


Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


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

Clematis grata

Credit: S. Hameed

  • Clematis cordata Royle
  • Clematis vitalba subsp. grata (Wall.) O. Kuntze

    Woody climber with deeply furrowed stems, pubescent when young. Leaves usually simple pinnate with 5 leaflets, rarely bi-ternate when the lobes of the lowermost leaflets become separated from each other completely. Leaflets 2-7 (-8) cm long, broadly ovate to ovate-cordate, often deeply 3-lobed with 2 small lateral lobes, acute, with a few scattered hairs on the upper surface, densely hairy usually only along the main nerves on the lower surface. Flowers numerous, creamy-white, paniculate. Sepals 6-10 mm long, lanceolate to oblong-obovate or obovate, acute or obtuse, tomentose outside, glabrous inside. Filaments narrowly linear, sometimes widened near the base, glabrous. Anthers glabrous, shortly oblong. Achenes pubescent. Styles upto 25 mm long, plumose-ciliate.

    Fl. Per.: August-September.

    Type: Kumaon, Robert Blinkworth s.n. (K).

    D ir: B-6 Gujar, R.R. Stewart et at. 1390 (RAW), Chitral, Hassandin 342 (RAW), B-7 Swat: Bahrein, R.R. Stewart 24480 (RAW), above Bahrein, Rodin 5593 (RAW), Hazara: Kalapani, Y. Nasir 6158 (RAW), Batrasi, R.R. Stewart 7383 (RAW), Sarai Sala, R.R. Stewart 27643 (RAW), Kowai-Naran, M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 5193 (KUH), nr. Batal, M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 5477 (KUH), Kashmir: Malar-Ghala, 4th mile, M. Sadiq 38 (KUH), C-7 Rawalpindi & Islamabad: Pirsohawa, Margalla hills, Y. Nasir & Rubina Akhter 11111 (RAW), Margalla, 3.10.1983, Y. Nasir & Khan 10461 (RAW), Jhica Gali, Sultanu! Abedin & M. Qaiser 9216 (KUH), M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6072 (RAW), Murree, M. Nath 1170 (RAW), id., 11.9.44, Mohinder Nath s.n. (RAW), Gharial, Murree, R.R. Stewart 3860 (RAW), Lawrence College, Aug. 1957, Asghar Ali s.n. (RAW), id., R.R. Stewart 7112 (RAW), Attock: Hasan Abdal, R.R. & I.D. Stewart 335 (RAW), Panja Sahib, Nov. 1940, T. R. Chadla s.n. (KUH).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir eastward to Nepal.

    Fairly common from 650-2000 m.


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