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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub, sometimes scandent up to 3 m tall; young branches shortly greyish to brown stellate-pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves elliptic-oblong to obovate, 1.1–5.4 cm long, 0.4–4 cm wide, broadest towards the apex, broadly obtuse, rounded or ± truncate at the apex, cuneate to rounded or even slightly cordate at the base, margins irregularly and shallowly crenate or dentate to ± entire, scabrid to glabrescent above, roughly stellate-pubescent beneath, subcoriaceous; petiole 2–5 mm long, shortly greyish to brown stellate-pubescent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal and leaf-opposed axillary 6–24-flowered cymes; peduncle 1–4 cm long; pedicel up to 6 mm long, shortly greyish to brown stellate-pubescent.
    Flowers
    Flowers white to pale greenish cream; sepals 8–11 mm long, greyish pubescent on the outside; petals lanceolate, 3–6 mm long, 0.5–1 mm wide.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore glabrous for up to 1 mm at the base, densely pubescent and slightly produced above the node for up to 1.5 mm.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5–7 mm long; filaments white; anthers yellow.
    Pistil
    Ovary 1–1.5 mm long, densely hairy; style 3–7 mm long, green.
    Fruits
    Fruits (1–)4-lobed, 8–10 mm wide, the lobes 5–7 mm long, 4–6 mm wide, red-brown, with long hairs.
    Figures
    Fig. 3/14 (leaf, p. 9).
    Habitat
    Dry bushland, wooded grassland and dense thicket; 0–400 m
    Distribution
    K7 T3 T6 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

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

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 263 (1895)

    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
    • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 263 (1895).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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