African Plant Database

Grewia occidentalis L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 964 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Grewia glandulosa Vahl
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Grewia occidentalis L. var. occidentalis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia chirindae Baker f. (1911)
=Grewia microphylla Weim. (1936)
=Grewia glandulosa Vahl (1790)
=Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi
=Fallopia nervosa Lour. (1790)
=*Grewia ulmifolia Bojer (1837) (1846), non Roxb.
=Grewia salicifolia Schinz
=Grewia serratula Baill. (1886)
Taxon infra-specific
Grewia occidentalis L. var. occidentalis
Grewia occidentalis var. litoralis Wild
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree (rarely climbing) to 3 m tall, with rather slender branches; also spreading bush to 1 m tall or with its branches semi-prostrate (var. litoralis Wild).
Ecology : Closed forest; forest edges, forest relics; also high dunes next the shore-line (var. litoralis). S. Africa. Comprises 2 vars.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°174299 modified 2009-09-24
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