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 alata
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 viminale subsp. viminale
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Stomatostemma monteiroae
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Tacazzea apiculata
Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia littoralis
Asparagaceae Asparagus racemosus
Asparagaceae Asparagus setaceus
Capparaceae Capparis tomentosa
Capparaceae Maerua juncea subsp. juncea
Colchicaceae Gloriosa superba
Combretaceae Combretum mossambicense
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Convolvulaceae Convolvulus farinosus
Convolvulaceae Convolvulus ocellatus var. ocellatus
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta campestris
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta hyalina
Convolvulaceae Falkia oblonga var. oblonga
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea hackeliana
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea plebeia subsp. africana
Convolvulaceae Jacquemontia tamnifolia
Convolvulaceae Merremia pinnata
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea quartiniana
Euphorbiaceae Tragia benthamii
Euphorbiaceae Tragia okanyua
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia macrantha
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Tylosema fassoglense
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Rhynchosia resinosa
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens
Menispermaceae Antizoma angustifolia
Passifloraceae Adenia fruticosa subsp. simplicifolia
Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca dodecandra
Rhamnaceae Helinus integrifolius
Rosaceae Rubus apetalus
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum capense
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum corindum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum
Vitaceae Ampelocissus africana var. africana
Vitaceae Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
Vitaceae Cissus cornifolia
Vitaceae Cissus quadrangularis
Vitaceae Cissus rotundifolia
Vitaceae Cyphostemma buchananii
Vitaceae Cyphostemma congestum
Vitaceae Cyphostemma lanigerum
Vitaceae Cyphostemma puberulum
Vitaceae Cyphostemma schlechteri
Vitaceae Rhoicissus revoilii
Vitaceae Rhoicissus tridentata
Number of species: 56


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: List of species with each spot-character: Climbing.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=1, retrieved 13 December 2017

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