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  Grewia barberi
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia barberi Drumm. ex Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 118(84). 1915; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 70. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 39. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 114. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 169. 2009.
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  Description: Scandent shrubs; branches softly spreading-tomentose. Leaves to 15 x 6 cm, ovate-lanceolate, sharply acuminate,. tomentose along the nerves below, ribs prominent, midrib with 6 lateral nerves; petiole 6-8 mm long. Peduncle 8-10 mm long, stout, few-flowered; pedicels 8 mm long, enlarging in fruit; sepals 20 x 4 mm, oblong, densely tomentose outside; petals 6 x 4 mm, oblong, obtuse, white. Drupe 20 x 20 mm, depressed; 2-4 lobed, fulvous spreading-hairy.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -700
  Localities: Koruthode, Tolpetty, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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