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  Grewia umbellifera
 
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  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia umbellifera Bedd., For. Man. Bot. 37. 1871; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 393. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 117(84). 1915; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 53. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 97. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 84. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 34. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 88. 1990; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 513. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 91. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 43. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 72. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 45. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 73. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 110. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 40. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 28. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 116. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 100. 2005; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 494. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 171. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Bhasmavalli, Kokkivalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large scandent woody shrubs, bark brown, rough. Leaves simple, alternate, 7-12 x 3-6 cm , oblong or elliptic-oblong, acute or acuminate, base rounded or acute, dentate or serrulate, sparsely stellately hairy below when young; 3-nerved at base. Flowers in axillary and terminal umbels, peduncles longer than the petioles. Petals white, oblong, 1 cm long. Drupe yellowish-red, fleshy, 2-4 lobed, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  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: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1000
  Localities: Peechi, Chimmini, Kallar, Pamba, Puthussery, Nadugani ghats, Thekkuthode, Pampa valley, Campshed area, Payyavur, Mukkali forests, Vattapara-Siruvani forests, Saivila, Canoli, Teppakulam, Olichuchattam, Attayar, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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