1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Grewia L.
      1. Grewia goetzeana K.Schum.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 13 m tall; young stems densely coarsely ferruginous pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves oblong to oblong-obovate, 6–18.5 cm long, 3.3–10.5 cm wide, rounded to truncate and shortly and abruptly acuminate at the apex, sometimes deeply and irregularly incised, rounded, sometimes slightly asymmetric, at the base, margin coarsely serrate, scabrid-pubescent above, with denser pubescence on the veins, densely pubescent beneath and concolorous; petiole 5–8 mm long, densely pubescent; stipules unequal, winged on one side.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a 1–3-flowered cyme, 1–2 in a leaf-axil, covered with a dense ferruginous pubescence; peduncle 11–20 mm long; pedicels 8–14 mm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow; sepals 11–15 mm long; petals broadly obovate to subcircular, 3–6 mm long.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore glabrous for 1.5–3 mm long, cup-like and densely pubescent at the apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–13 mm long.
    Pistil
    Ovary ± 2 mm long, densely hairy, stipitate; style 7–9 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit 2-lobed, or unlobed by abortion, the lobes 7–12 mm long, 7–10 mm wide, with a few scattered long hairs, green when unripe.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/52 (leaf, p. 11).
    Habitat
    Forest, including riverine and secondary, rarely wooded grassland; 150–950 m
    Distribution
    T3 T5 T6 T8 not known elsewhere

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia goetzeana K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 25, 1911 Goetze, W. [374], Tanzania K000241944 Unknown type material
    Goetze, W. [405], Tanzania K000241943 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 430 (1900)

    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. 619 (1949).
    • Burret in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 45: 187 (1910).
    • K. Schum. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 430 (1900).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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