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Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
Family : Tiliaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Agric. Colon. 5(Suppl.): 23 (1912)
Information on the genus : Grewia
Basionym : Chadara tenax Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chadara tenax Forssk. (1775)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia tenax var. capillipes Lanza
=Grewia tenax var. glechomifolia Chiov.
=Grewia tenax var. ribesifolia Fiori
=Grewia betulifolia Juss. (1804)
=Grewia tenax var. betulifolia (Juss.) Maire (1940)
=*Grewia betulifolia Schinz (1908)
=Grewia rupestris Dinter & Schinz (1908)
=Grewia chadara Lam. (1789)
=Grewia picta Baill. var. picta
=Grewia picta Baill. (1886)
=*Grewia betulifolia Baill. (1886)
=Grewia celtidifolia Juss. (1804)
=Grewia bracteata Baker (1889)
=Grewia orientalis L. (1753)
=Grewia eriocarpa Juss.
=Grewia pamanziana R. Vig.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-6 m tall.
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Ecology : Acacia-Terminalia-Combretum woodland; between lava rocks; sandy soils; depressions in clayey-sandy soils and on laterite; humid soils during rain-season; sand on sandstone plateau; gravelly plateau and silt; gully in hills; 1-1550(-1800) m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht up to 2 m. Alt: 520 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1:
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 660 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 29: C.2407, 411 (1938) 
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 1068 (1941). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 630 (1963).
  • MONOD, Th. (1979). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie (fin). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 1: 3-51
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 98
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 293
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 91 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 288

Bibliography other :
  • Garcin, A. (2016). La vallée inférieure de l'oued Drâa: Joyau phytogéographique et floristique du Sud-ouest marocain. Bull. Inst. Sci. Univ.Rabat 38:
 
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