Clematis glycinoides

Family Ranunculaceae

Long-lived woody climber to 2.5 m high, with extensive rootstock.

Flowers: Plants dioecious with male and female flowers on separate plants. Flowers white during September - October.

Fruit: Cluster of seeds.

Seed: Achene with long feathery plume. Wind-dispersed, November – December.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Habitat open woodland in gullies in well drained sites.
  • Localised in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Resprouts after fire from rootstock.

Recent observations

  • Only male flowers recorded in September 2006, and a few female plants flowering in October 2006. Both male and  female flowers recorded on plants in cultivation.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Clematis glycinoides vines

Clematis glycinoides female flower

Clematis glycinoides male flower 177

Clematis glycinoides fruit

Clematis glycinoides seed