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Genus :

GOUANIA

Family :

RHAMNACEAE

Description


Unarmed shrubs, climbing by means of tendrils. Leaves simple, alternate, petiolate, pinnately nerved. Flowers in axillary or terminal spikes or racemes, polygamous. Calyx of 5 persistent sepals. Corolla of 5-hooded or spathulate petals. Disc flat or concave, 5-angled. Stamens 5, antipetalous. Ovary inferior, 3-celled.

Key to the species

Serial Key Reference
1a. Inflorescence puberulous, disc lobes linear G. napalensis
1b. Inflorescence glabrous, disc lobes triangular G. tiliaefolia