African Plant Database

Gouania longipetala Hemsl.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 383 (1868)
Information on the genus : Gouania
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Gouania klainei Pierre
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub or liane to 10 m tall, or reaching the top of trees; branches glabrous, terete (but young apex brown pubescent; tendrils curled at apex, hairy at first, woody, terminal and in leaf-axils; inflorescence spiciform, to 20 cm long;[…]
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Ecology : Dry closed forest, forest margins with Combretum comosum; forest regrowth; riverine forest; roadside vegetation; on Phyllanthus discoideus in savanna; secondary bush with Neuropeltis acuminata[…]forest margins with Combretum comosum; sometimes very common. 35-860 m alt.
  Twigs used as chew-sticks (Nigeria).
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
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Record n°83646 modified 2007-04-02
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