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  Grewia orbiculata
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia orbiculata Rottl., Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Neue Schriften 4: 205. 1803; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 386. 1874; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 504. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 46. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 37. 2002. Grewia rotundifolia Juss., Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris 4: 92. 1804; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 118(84). 1915.
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  Description: Shrubs; branchlets tomentose. Leaves 5 cm across, orbicular, base cordate, margins minutely serrate, basally, 5-nerved, glabrous above, thinly pubescent below; petiole to 1 cm, stipules to 1 cm, lanceolate, pubescent. Cymes axillary, many in the axils, peduncles to 1.5 cm; pedicels 8 mm; sepals 8 x 2 mm, oblong, pubescent; petals 4 x 2 mm, gland surrounded by hairs; torus elonged to 2 mm; filaments to 1.5 mm; ovary hirsute, style 5 mm, stigma capitate.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-October
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Palapetty, Pandaravarai
   
 
   
 
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