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Gaya calyptrata (Cav.) HBK

Abundant and weedy herb or subshrub; leaves ovate, base cordate, margin toothed, apex acute, pubescent; flowers axillary; petals and stamens yellow; fruits somewhat inflated prior to maturity, ultimately, the mericarp units flare laterally forming wings; seeds one per mericarp, surrounded by a minute, elaborately fringed outgrowth of the fruit wall.

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