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  Grewia damine
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia damine Gaertn., Fruct. 2. 1791; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 118(84). 1915; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 496. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 45. 1999. Grewia salvifolia Heyne ex Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 329.1821; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:386.1874, p.p.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets dark gray, young ones pubescent. Leaves 4.5 x 2 cm, ovate, elliptic, apex acute to acuminate, base cordate, margins finely serrate, glabrous above, finely tomentose below, base slightly oblique; petiole 7 mm, pubescent; stipules lanceolate. Flowers many, peduncles 3-5, axillary, 1.2 cm; bracts and bracteoles 1 cm, lanceolate; pedicels to 0.5 cm; sepals 7 x 1.5 mm, oblong, pubescent; petals 2 mm, oblong, entire, with a gland at base; stamens indefinite, unequal to 5 mm; torus 2 mm; ovary 4 mm, ovate, pubescent.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-September
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Dry low land areas
  Distribution: South Asia and Tropical Africa
  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
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  Localities: Churullipetty
   
 
   
 
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