Climbing

The following is a list of cultivated 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
Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia littoralis
Asparagaceae Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagaceae Asparagus falcatus var. falcatus
Asparagaceae Asparagus setaceus
Basellaceae Anredera cordifolia
Bignoniaceae Amphilophium crucigerum
Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati
Bignoniaceae Podranea brycei
Colchicaceae Gloriosa superba
Colchicaceae Littonia modesta Semi-climbing
Convolvulaceae Dichondra micrantha
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea alba
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas
Convolvulaceae Porana paniculata
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia galpinii
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Caesalpinia decapetala
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Clitoria ternatea
Nyctaginaceae Bougainvillea sp. cultivar
Polemoniaceae Cobaea scandens
Polygonaceae Antigonon leptopus
Rhamnaceae Gouania longispicata
Rosaceae Rosa banksiae
Rosaceae Rubus niveus
Rubiaceae Mussaenda arcuata
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum grandiflorum
Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum
Tropaeolaceae Tropaeolum majus
Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Vitaceae Rhoicissus rhomboidea
Number of species: 30


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: List of cultivated species with each spot-character: Climbing.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species-spot-display.php?spot_id=1, retrieved 22 October 2017

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