African Plant Database

Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 87 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia beguinotii var. parcepilosa Cufod. (1960)
=Grewia beguinotii Lanza (1939)
=Grewia columnaris Hochst. non Sm. (1811)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggling shrub or tree to 6 m tall.
Ecology : Gallery forest near lakes; along rivers; open Acacia-Combretum woodland; dark brown soil; dry sandy soils in short grass savanna; 1350-2700 m alt. Close to G. stolzii; could be confused with (rare) albino forms of G. similis.

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 :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 658 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°121708 modified 2007-01-09
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