African Plant Database

Grewia similis K. Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 118 (1892)
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia coerulea K. Schum. (1895)
=Grewia chlorophila K. Schum. (1903)
=*Grewia mbuluensis Exell
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, sometimes liane 1-8 m long; stem 2-8 cm , with woody knobs; fruit edible.
Ecology : Grassland and wooded savanna; termite-mounds; gallery forest; dry evergreen bushland and degraded montane forest; black cotton and sandy soil; 700-2635 m alt. Malawi?

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 659 (2006).
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