Clematis clemensiae is a slender, evergreen climbing plant wih stems that can be 5 - 6 metres long. The plant scrambles over the ground, climbing into the surrounding vegetation where it attaches itself by means of twining leaf stalks[
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
Australasia - New Guinea.
Forest margins, streamsides, areas of regrowth and along the sides of roads at elevations from 100 - 200 metres[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required[
The fresh leaves are crushed in a small quantity of water and the clear solution drunk as a remedy for a cough[
The dried leaves are crushed and sniffed rapidly to relieve headaches[
]. The crushed leaves are sniffed in order to clear the nose[
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