African Plant Database

Grewia falcistipula K. Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Kunene-Sambesi-Exped. (Warb.) 296 (1903)
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vincentia falcistipula (K. Schum.) Burret (1926)
 Vinticena falcistipula (K. Schum.) Burret (1935)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with branches spreading from the base, 1-2 m tall.
Ecology : Often on Kalahari sand formations; Baikiaea plurijuga woodland or accompanying e.g. Pterocarpus angolensis, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Burkea africana.; 1100-1300 m alt. Namibia, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub, Dwarf shrub - Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 379 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 132 (1985).
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