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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Lindi District).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree 6–12 m tall; young branches glabrous, dark reddish brown.
    Leaves
    Leaves broadly ovate, 5.7–12 cm long, 4–6.8 cm wide, acuminate at the apex, rounded at the base, margins serrate, glabrous except for a few scattered hairs on the veins; petiole 7–11 mm long, with a few sparse coarse stellate hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a 1–3(–4)-flowered cyme, 1–3 in a leaf-axil; peduncle 14–17 mm long; pedicels 12–14 mm long, with a few sparse coarse stellate hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow; sepals 10–12 mm; petals 4–5 mm, notched at the apex.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore glabrous for ± 1 mm, hairy at the apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5–8 mm long.
    Pistil
    Ovary ± 1.5 mm long, densely hairy; style ± 6 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruits not seen.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/48 (leaf, p. 11).
    Habitat
    not known; ± 180 m
    Distribution
    T8 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Grewia meizophylla Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 713 (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. 619 (1949).
    • Burret in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 12: 713 (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