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  Grewia rhamnifolia
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Grewia rhamnifolia Heyne ex Roxb., Nov. Pl. 244. 1821; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 117(83). 1915; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 507. 1993; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 491. 2005. Grewia orientalis auct. non. L., Roxb. Fl. Ind. 2: 586. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 384. 1874,p.p.
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  Description: Shrub to 3 m high. Leaves rhomboid-ovate or lanceolate, subcordate or rounded at base, crenate-serrate at margin, acute or acuminate at apex, 2-14 x 1.5-7 cm, glabrous, 3-nerved; petioles 3-10 mm long. Flowers in axillary or terminal umbelled cymes; buds ovoid-oblong or conic, 1-1.5 cm long, ribbed, tomentose; peduncles to 1.5 cm long; pedicels 1-2.2 cm long. Sepals lanceolate, 1.2-2 cm long, wooly-tomentose outside. Petals ovate-lanceolate, 5-7 mm long; glands ca 3 mm long. Receptacle angled, ca 1 mm long, glabrous. Androgynophore ca 2 mm long, grooved, wooly. Stamens many; filaments 6-8 mm long. Ovary globose, 1-1.5 mm, pilose; stigma 4-lobed. Drupes subglobose, obscurely 2-4 lobed, 1.2-1.5 cm across, brown-tomentose, yellow.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-October
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: India 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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