Climbing

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

Included here are semi-climbing shrubs and herbaceous climbing or twining plants. Those that are both woody and climbing are placed under the spot-character 'lianes'. Many species have been placed under both categories.

FamilySpeciesComment
Acanthaceae Thunbergia dregeana
Acanthaceae Thunbergia reticulata
Annonaceae Artabotrys brachypetalus
Annonaceae Friesodielsia obovata
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Strophanthus kombe
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Cynanchum gerrardii
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Mondia whitei
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Stomatostemma monteiroae
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Tacazzea apiculata
Asparagaceae Asparagus racemosus
Capparaceae Capparis tomentosa
Capparaceae Maerua juncea subsp. juncea
Colchicaceae Gloriosa superba
Combretaceae Combretum mossambicense
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea plebeia subsp. africana
Convolvulaceae Jacquemontia tamnifolia
Convolvulaceae Merremia pinnata
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea quartiniana
Euphorbiaceae Tragia okanyua
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia macrantha
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Clitoria ternatea
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergia martinii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens
Myrsinaceae Embelia schimperi
Rhamnaceae Helinus integrifolius
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum corindum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Vitaceae Ampelocissus africana var. africana
Vitaceae Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
Vitaceae Cissus integrifolia
Vitaceae Cyphostemma bororense
Vitaceae Cyphostemma congestum
Number of species: 36


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: List of species with each spot-character: Climbing.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=1, retrieved 18 November 2019

Site software last modified: 26 December 2016 9:11pm
Terms of use