1. Family: Rhamnaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Gouania Jacq.
      1. Gouania longipetala Hemsl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to N. Angola.

    [FWTA]

    Rhamnaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A scandent shrub or liane
    Flowers
    Flowers white, fragrant
    Ecology
    In forest regrowth and on forest margins.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Gouania longipetala Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13534], Cameroon K000580151
    Dec 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [11481 a], Cameroon K000338976
    Dec 1, 2004 Harvey, Y.B. [149], Cameroon K000338977
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7469], Cameroon K000027203
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [791], Cameroon K000437263
    Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [114], Cameroon K000093354
    Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [114], Cameroon K000093355
    Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [379], Cameroon K000093356
    Jan 1, 1987 Nemba, J. [300], Cameroon K000027202
    Troupin, G. [3406], Congo, DRC 11540.000
    Mann, G. [1813] K000430078
    Mann, G. [17], Bioko K000430079

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 383 (1868)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Staner in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 15: 419, figs. 58, 59.
    • Chev. Bot. 138
    • M. L. Green in Kew Bull. 1916: 198
    • in F.T.A. 1: 383 (1868), partly (excl. Kirk spec.)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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