African Plant Database

Gouania longispicata Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 256 (1895)
Information on the genus : Gouania
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gouania ulugurica Gilli (1970)
=Gouania seretii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or sprawling shrub or liane 8-20 m tall; branchlets and tendrils with longitudinal pubescent stripes of antrorse brownish hairs 0,2-0,3 mm long, glabrescent, very slightly zig-zag; flowers white, in dense erect racemes, ca. 10 cm long.
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Ecology : Forests, particularly at margins and in disturbed places, clearings; secondary forest; wooded grassland; savannas established after rain-forest; over Acacia in riverine thickets in the tall grass savanna; coffee plantations; among rocks and Acacia;[…]
  300-2400 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 83647
Record n°83647
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