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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree or shrub, sometimes rather scandent, to 9 m tall; young branches sparsely minutely stellate-pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves elliptic to narrowly oblong, 1.5–10 cm long, 0.9–3.5 cm wide, acute to acuminate at the apex, rounded and asymmetric at the base, margin serrate, ± glabrous or with a few scattered hairs when young above, whitish tomentellous beneath with only a few scattered minute hairs on the often brownish veins; petiole 3–9 mm long, often bicolorous with the upper half whitish tomentellous, lower half glabrous; stipules subulate, up to 6 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a (1–)3-flowered cyme, 1–4 in a leaf-axil, the axes with a sparse minute greyish stellate pubescence; bracts 3–4 mm long; peduncle 7–12 mm long; pedicels 5–12 mm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow, buds whitish; sepals 7–9 mm long; petals 4–6 mm long.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore ± 1 mm long, glabrous, densely hairy at apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5–6 mm long.
    Pistil
    Ovary ± 1 mm long, densely hairy; style 4–5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit 2-lobed, or less often unlobed by abortion, the lobes 5–6 mm long, 4–5 mm in diameter, shortly stellate-pubescent.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/42 (leaf, p. 11).
    Habitat
    Forest, thicket and open bush; 0–400 m
    Distribution
    T3 T6 Z

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia holtzii Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 182 (1910)

    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. 620 (1949).
    • Burret in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 45: 182 (1910).

    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