African Plant Database

Grewia monticola Sond.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Linnaea 23: 20 (1850)
Information on the genus : Grewia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Grewia cordata N.E. Br. (1909)
=Grewia discolor Harv. non Fresen.
=*Grewia obliqua Weim. (1936) (1936), non Juss. (1804)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-5 m tall. – Very variable.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; coastal and riverine thickets; on many types of soil; 100-1400 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial - Tree, Shrub - Ht up to 5 m. Alt: 20 - 1980 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 69-70 (1986).
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