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  Gouania microcarpa
 
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  Family: RHAMNACEAE
  Citation:  Gouania microcarpa DC., Prodr. 2: 40. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 643. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 225(161). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 117. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 101. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 57. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 99. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 104. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 125. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 120. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 69. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 109. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 68. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 147. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 71. 1998; Bhandari & Bhansali in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 176. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 165. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 130. 2005; P.V. Sreekumar & A.N. Henry in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 725. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 227. 2009.
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  Description: Large tendrillate climbers; branchlets tomentose. Leaves simple, alternate, 10-15 x 5 cm, ovate, acuminate, rounded or cordate at base, fulvous hairy below; nerves 5 pairs, prominent, regular. Inflorescence a terminal panicle, to 25 x 20 cm, tomentose. Flowers 4 mm across, 3-6 together; pedicels 1.5 mm long. Sepals 5, 1.5 x 1.5 mm, triangular, densely hairy. Petals 1.5 x 1 mm, obovate, curved, concave. Stamens 5, free, filaments 1 mm long. Ovary 3-celled, hairy; ovules one in each cell; style short; stigma capitate. Capsule 7 x 10 mm, 3-winged, yellowish, septicidal; seeds 3, 2.5 x 2.5 mm, obovoid, compressed, dark-brown.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Wayanad, Kottayam, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 500-800
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhachal, Kallar, Sabarimala, way to Gudalloor, Nadugani ghats, Campshed area, Lower Moozhiar, Upper Moozhiar, Chandanathode, Panathur, Marapalam-Pothundy, Cherupuzha, Teppakulam, Ariankavu, Karamanayar region, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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