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Useful Tropical Plants

Clematis clemensiae

H.Eichler

Ranunculaceae

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General Information

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[
273
Title
Clematis - The Genus
Publication
 
Author
Grey-Wilson. C.
Publisher
B. T. Batsford. London.
Year
2000
ISBN
0-7134-7659-1
Description
An excellent and well illustrated concise guide to all the known specis of Clematis.
,
481
Title
Medicinal Plants in Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
World Health Organisation
Year
2009
ISBN
978-92-9061-249-0
Description
Traditional medicinal uses of 126 species from Papua New Guinea, including information on modern research into the plants.
].
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

273
Title
Clematis - The Genus
Publication
 
Author
Grey-Wilson. C.
Publisher
B. T. Batsford. London.
Year
2000
ISBN
0-7134-7659-1
Description
An excellent and well illustrated concise guide to all the known specis of Clematis.

Range

Australasia - New Guinea.

Habitat

Forest margins, streamsides, areas of regrowth and along the sides of roads at elevations from 100 - 200 metres[
481
Title
Medicinal Plants in Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
World Health Organisation
Year
2009
ISBN
978-92-9061-249-0
Description
Traditional medicinal uses of 126 species from Papua New Guinea, including information on modern research into the plants.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Climber
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required[
273
Title
Clematis - The Genus
Publication
 
Author
Grey-Wilson. C.
Publisher
B. T. Batsford. London.
Year
2000
ISBN
0-7134-7659-1
Description
An excellent and well illustrated concise guide to all the known specis of Clematis.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The fresh leaves are crushed in a small quantity of water and the clear solution drunk as a remedy for a cough[
481
Title
Medicinal Plants in Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
World Health Organisation
Year
2009
ISBN
978-92-9061-249-0
Description
Traditional medicinal uses of 126 species from Papua New Guinea, including information on modern research into the plants.
].
The dried leaves are crushed and sniffed rapidly to relieve headaches[
481
Title
Medicinal Plants in Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
World Health Organisation
Year
2009
ISBN
978-92-9061-249-0
Description
Traditional medicinal uses of 126 species from Papua New Guinea, including information on modern research into the plants.
]. The crushed leaves are sniffed in order to clear the nose[
481
Title
Medicinal Plants in Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
World Health Organisation
Year
2009
ISBN
978-92-9061-249-0
Description
Traditional medicinal uses of 126 species from Papua New Guinea, including information on modern research into the plants.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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