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

        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
    Small tree or shrub to 6 m tall; young branches densely ferruginous stellate-pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves ovate to elliptic, 1.5–7.5 cm long, 1–4.6 cm wide, acute to acuminate at the apex, rounded to obliquely truncate or slightly cordate at the base, margin coarsely and irregularly serrate, densely stellate-pubescent above, even more so beneath; petiole 2–3 mm long, densely ferruginous pubescent; stipules subulate to linear, 5–7 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a (1–)3-flowered cyme, 1–2 in a leaf-axil, covered with a dense ferruginous pubescence; peduncle 4–11 mm long; pedicels 4–13 mm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow to orange; sepals 7–10 mm long; petals obovate, 4–7 mm long, 2.5–3 mm wide, apically notched or acute.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore glabrous for 1–2 mm, densely pubescent at apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5–6 mm long.
    Pistil
    Ovary ± 2 mm long, densely hairy; style 5–6 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit 2-lobed, or unlobed by abortion, the lobes 6–8 mm long, 6–8 mm wide, with long hairs.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/53 (leaf, p. 11).
    Habitat
    Deciduous thicket, Combretum-Terminalia and Brachystegia woodland and wooded grassland; 1150–2000 m
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T1 T2 T4 T5 T7

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia isochroa Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 13: 487 (1937)

    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 Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 13: 487 (1937).

    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