1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Grewia L.
      1. Grewia boehmiana F.Hoffm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Tabora District).

    [FTEA]

    Tiliaceae, C. Whitehouse, M. Cheek, S. Andrews & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

    Habit
    Scandent shrub; young stems densely ferruginous pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves ovate to ovate-oblong or obovate, 2.7–4.8 cm long, 1.4–3.9 cm wide, rounded to acute or broadly acuminate at the apex, slightly cordate at the base, margin serrate, lamina bullate, sparsely stellate-pubescent to glabrescent above, stellate-pubescent to sparsely so beneath; petiole 2–3 mm long; stipules caducous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a 3-flowered cyme, 1–2 in a leaf-axil, covered with long ferruginous pubescence; peduncle 6–7 mm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow; sepals up to 9 mm in bud, linear, ± 15 mm long, ± 2 mm wide; petals linear, ± 11 mm long, ± 1 mm wide, brownish red outside.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore ± 1 mm long, glabrous.
    Fruits
    Fruit globose, 2-locular, densely stellate-pubescent.
    Figures
    Fig. 3/30 (leaf, p. 9).
    Habitat
    Riverine forest; ± 1100 m
    Distribution
    T4 not known elsewhere

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia boehmiana F.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Bohm, R. [116a], Tanzania K000241847

    First published in Beitr. Fl. Centr.-Ost-Afr.: 15 (1889)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Whitehouse, C., Cheek, M., Andrews, S. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Tiliaceae & Muntingiaceae: 1-120.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 617 (1949).
    • Burret in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 45: 166 (1910).
    • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 264 (1895).
    • F. Hoffm., Beitr. Kennt. Fl. Zentr.-Ost.-Afr.: 15 (1889).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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