Clematis

Clematis armandii, auch Armand-Clematis oder immergrüne Clematis, Clematic vitalba, Traveller's joy, Virgin's bower, old man's beard genannt,

Klematis vitalba

Synonyme:
Radix Clematidis, Wei Ling Xian
Clematis_vitalba (Wikipedia)

Clematis vitalba
Clematis-vitalba-Waldrebe(Samenstand).jpg
The silky appendages of the fruits
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Order:Ranunculales
Family:Ranunculaceae
Genus:Clematis
Species:
C. vitalba
Binomial name
Clematis vitalba
Clematis vitalba - MHNT

Clematis vitalba (also known as old man's beard and traveller's joy) is a shrub of the family Ranunculaceae.

Clematis (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Latin clematis, from Ancient Greek κληματιτής (klēmatitḗs), κλεματισ (klematis), from κλήμα (klḗma, vine, branch with vines).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɛmətɪs/

Noun

clematis (plural clematises or clematis)

  1. (botany) Any plant of the genus Clematis, vigorous climbing lianas found throughout the temperate zones
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