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 Pseudocalyx saccatus
Acanthaceae Thunbergia alata
Acanthaceae Thunbergia crispa
Acanthaceae Thunbergia reticulata
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Strophanthus kombe
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Sarcostemma viminale subsp. viminale
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Sarcostemma viminale (riverine form)
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Cryptolepis obtusa
Apocynaceae subfamily Periplocoideae Tacazzea apiculata
Asparagaceae Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagaceae Asparagus setaceus
Asteraceae Solanecio angulatus
Campanulaceae Cyphia mazoensis
Capparaceae Capparis erythrocarpos var. rosea
Capparaceae Capparis tomentosa
Capparaceae Maerua juncea subsp. juncea
Capparaceae Maerua triphylla subsp. pubescens
Colchicaceae Gloriosa superba
Connaraceae Rourea minor
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Convolvulaceae Bonamia spectabilis
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta campestris
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta kilimanjari var. kilimanjari
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta planiflora var. planiflora
Convolvulaceae Falkia oblonga var. oblonga
Convolvulaceae Hewittia malabarica
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea plebeia subsp. africana
Convolvulaceae Jacquemontia tamnifolia
Convolvulaceae Merremia pinnata
Dilleniaceae Tetracera alnifolia
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea dumetorum
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea quartiniana
Euphorbiaceae Tragia benthamii
Euphorbiaceae Tragia brevipes
Euphorbiaceae Tragia kirkiana
Euphorbiaceae Tragia okanyua
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Pterolobium stellatum
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Tylosema fassoglense
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada chrysostachys
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Clitoria ternatea
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Mucuna coriacea subsp. irritans
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Ophrestia unifoliolata
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Psophocarpus lancifolius
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Psophocarpus scandens
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Rhynchosia resinosa
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens
Icacinaceae Pyrenacantha kaurabassana
Icacinaceae Rhaphiostylis beninensis
Iteaceae Choristylis rhamnoides
Malvaceae Hibiscus surattensis
Oleaceae Jasminum abyssinicum
Orchidaceae Vanilla polylepis
Passifloraceae Adenia lanceolata subsp. scheffleri
Passifloraceae Adenia stenodactyla
Rosaceae Rubus apetalus
Rosaceae Rubus niveus
Rosaceae Rubus pinnatus
Rubiaceae Mussaenda arcuata
Rubiaceae Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens
Santalaceae Osyridicarpos schimperianus
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum corindum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum grandiflorum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja pulchella
Smilacaceae Smilax anceps
Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum
Solanaceae Solanum terminale
Urticaceae Urera hypselodendron
Urticaceae Urera trinervis
Vitaceae Cissus quadrangularis
Number of species: 72


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: List of species with each spot-character: Climbing.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=1, retrieved 28 March 2017

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