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  Grewia flavescens
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia flavescens Juss., Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris 4: 91. 1804; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 119(85). 1915; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 498. 1993; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 107. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 45. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 36. 2002; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 486. 2005. Grewia carpinifolia sensu Mast. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 387. 1874, non Juss. 1804. Vincentia flavescens (Juss.) Burrett, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem. 9: 648. 1826.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chathurakall, Shenkadasi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs; branchlets pubescent. Leaves 9 x 4 cm, elliptic, stellately pubescent above, tomentose below, margins finely serrate, apex acute, base obtuse, truncate, transverse nerves parallel, somewhat broader above the middle, then abruptly acute; petiole to 0.5 cm; stipules to 1 cm, linear, pubescent. Flowers axillary, peduncles many in the axils, as long as the petiole; bracts ovate, puberulus; sepals 1.3 cm, oblong, acute; petals 1 cm, with a gland at the base; stamens many, to 10 mm; torus to 2 mm; ovary 2 mm, hirsute, style 1.5 cm.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India 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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Chinnar, Chellimala, Kuchimudi, Nadugani ghats
   
 
   
 
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