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  Grewia hirsuta
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia hirsuta Vahl, Symb. Bot. 1: 34. 1790; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 391. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 119(85). 1915; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 94. 1990; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 501. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 39. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 45. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 37. 2002; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 488. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 170. 2009.
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  Description: Undershrubs, branchlets tawny pubescent. Leaves 6 x 2.5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, finely serrate, obtuse apex, oblique, puberulus above, densely tomentose below; petiole to 5 mm, tomentose. Cymes axillary, peduncles 1-3, to 1 cm, tomentose; buds globose, tomentose; bracts and bracteoles 3 mm, lanceolate; sepals 6 mm, oblong, tomentose; petals 2 mm, ovate, pubescent below; staminal filaments pubescent at base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist and dry deciduous forests, also in grasslands
  Distribution: India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Chinnar, Ichampetty, Mangaladevi, Kuchimudi, Rope way Ghaut, Agali
   
 
   
 
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