1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Grewia L.
      1. Grewia filipes Burret

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree up to 8 m tall; young branches ± glabrous with a few scattered stellate hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves rhombic to elliptic-rhombic, 1.8–11.5 cm long, 0.8–5.5 cm wide, widest just below the middle and narrowing towards the slightly acuminate apex, cuneate to rounded at the base, margin crenate to serrate, glabrous above and beneath; petiole 2–4 mm long, with a few scattered minute stellate hairs; stipules triangular, up to 1.5 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a 1–3-flowered axillary cyme with peduncle ± absent so appearing as if flowers are solitary; pedicel 9–13 mm long, very slender, green to brownish tomentellous with 3 persistent small bracts ± 1 mm long at base.
    Flowers
    Flowers white; sepals 6–8 mm long; petals linear-oblong, 5–7 mm long, ± 1 mm wide.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore ± 0.5 mm long, glabrous, pubescent at the apex but not produced.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4–6 mm long.
    Pistil
    Ovary ± 1 mm long, densely hairy; style 3.5–6 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit (1–)4-lobed, 9–12 mm wide, lobes obovoid, 6–7 mm long, 5–6 mm wide, green when young, scattered with a few short hairs with a small wart at their base.
    Figures
    Fig. 3/6 (leaf, p. 9).
    Habitat
    Coastal thicket on coral sand and wooded ravine by stream; 100–200 m
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T8

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia filipes Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 712 (1935)

    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. 615 (1949).
    • Burret in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 12: 712 (1935).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0