Clematis

genus of plants

Clematis is a genus of plants that is widely known for its beautiful flowers.

Clematis
Clematis 'Nelly Moser'.JPG
Clematis 'Nelly Moser'
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Anemoneae
Genus: Clematis
L.[1]
Species

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Synonyms

Atragene L.
Coriflora Weber
Viorna Rchb.[1]

There are many varieties in this group as gardeners around the world have produced many varieties. They can be found not only in Western countries but also in Japan.

This plant grows up as a vine. It uses its leaflets and leaf stalks to twine around any support. In nature it often climbs up a nearby tree. The original species can mostly be found in temperate areas on Earth. Some species can also be found on high mountains.

Clematis flowers.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Genus: Clematis L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2000-12-20. Retrieved 2011-02-02.

Other websitesEdit

  Data related to Clematis at Wikispecies