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  Grewia pandaica
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia pandaica Drumm. ex Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 119(85). 1967; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 506. 1993; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 44. 1995; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 216. 2000.
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  Description: Trees, ca 15 m tall. Leaves alternate, 2.5 15 x 1.5-7.5 cm, ovate-oblong, ovate-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, obtuse or rounded at base, acuminate at apex, irregularly and coarsely crenate, pubescent, 3-5-nerved; petioles up to 1 cm long. Flowers in axillary cymes; peduncles up to 1 cm long; buds ca 3.5 mm long, ovoid-oblong; pedicels ca 5 mm long. Sepals ca 3.5 mm long, oblong, acute, tomentose. Petals ca 2.5 x 1 mm, oblong, subacute. Androgynophore short, glabrous. Stamens many; filaments ca 2.5 mm long, glabrous. Ovary ca 1 mm across, globose, villous; stigma 2-fid. Drupes not yet described.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-June
  District(s): Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
  Altitude: 500-900
  Localities: Thenmalai
   
 
   
 
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