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  Grewia gamblei
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia gamblei Drumm. ex Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 117(84). 1915; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 498. 1993; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 487. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 169. 2009.
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  Description: Scandent shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate, 4-9 x 2-4 cm, ovate-elliptic to oblong, acute or short-acuminate at apex, rounded or subacute at base, crenate-serrulate at margin, scabrid above, tomentose beneath; 3-nerved; petioles to 9 mm long. Flowers in axillary or extra-axillary umbelled cymes; buds oblong to ovoid-oblong, 1-1.4 cm long, tomentose; peduncles to 2.5 cm long; pedicels to 1.3 cm long. Sepals oblong-lanceolate, 1-1.4 cm long, tomentose outside. Petals oblong-lanceolate, ca. 8 mm long; glands ovoid, ca 3 x 2 mm. Androgynophore well developed. Ovary subglobose, ca. 2 mm across, hirsute; stigma 4-lobed. Drupes deeply 4-lobed, ca. 2 cm across, subglabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-November
  District(s): Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
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