1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Grewia L.
      1. Grewia carpinifolia Juss.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.

    [FWTA]

    Tiliaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Scrambling shrub to 15 ft. high
    Calyx
    Sepals pale yellow-green
    Corolla
    Petals golden-yellow
    Stamens
    Stamens golden-yellow
    Flowers
    Flowers sweet-scented
    Fruits
    Fruits yellow.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Grewia carpinifolia Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5094], Ghana 15308.000
    Vogel [236], Nigeria K000241714
    Vogel [67], Nigeria K000241715
    Welwitsch, F.M.J. [1369], Angola K000241930
    Don. [s.n.], Nigeria K000241716
    Don. [s.n.] K000241790
    Mollar, A. [39] K000241791
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1093] K001112032
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1093] K001112033
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1093] K001112034

    First published in Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 4: 91 (1804)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 154, t. 26, 3.
    • Burret in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 45: 167, incl. var. rowlandii Burret
    • —F.T.A. 1: 247
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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