Māori name: Pōhue, Akakaikū, Puatataua
English name: Clematis
Scientific name: Clematis afoliata, Clematis foetida, Clematis forsteri, Clematis paniculata
NZ Status: Endemic
Conservation Status (NZTCS): Gradual Decline (Clematis afoliata) / Not threatened
Found: The genus Clematis is widespread, mostly in temperate regions.
Did you know? Most continents and many countries have native clematis but New Zealand's clematis are special; they are dioecious. This means that they have separate female and male plants with different flowers.