African Plant Database

Grewia flava DC.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 113 (1813)
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia cana Sond. (1850)
=Grewia hermannioides Harv. (1860)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Compact shrub ±2 m tall.
Ecology : Drier types of deciduous woodland and bushland; alluvial granite and schist soils. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht up to 3 m. Alt: 155 - 1830 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 244 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 132 (1985).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 70 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°121645 modified 2008-10-16
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