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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia to Namibia.

    [FZ]

    Tiliaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree, usually branching from the base; main stems up to c. 12 cm. in diam.; young branches ferruginously tomentose, glabrous with age and becoming brown with pale lenticels; crown rounded.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina 4–14 × 2·5–9 cm., obliquely oblong to broadly obovate-oblong, apex acute or obtuse or broadly rounded, margin coarsely and irregularly serrate, base asymmetrically rounded or subcordate, green and shortly stellate-tomentose above, densely greyish-brown-tomentose below; lateral nerves in c. 4 pairs; petiole up to 1 cm. long, ferruginously hairy; stipules c. 6 mm. long, obliquely lanceolate-subulate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences all axillary, with densely ferruginous-tomentose peduncles up to 15 mm. long; pedicels 2–3 together, up to 5 mm. long, ferruginously tomentose; bracts c. 5 mm. long, entire, oblong-lanceolate, ferruginously tomentose on the back, almost glabrous within.
    Buds
    Flower-buds oblong, slightly sulcate.
    Calyx
    Sepals 10–13 mm. long, narrowly oblong, with a tufted stellate tomentum on the back, glabrous inside.
    Corolla
    Petals yellow, 6–8 mm. long, obovate to circular, with a basal nectariferous claw circumvillous within ledged above and glabrous on the back.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore 1·5 mm. long, glabrous except at the villous apex, not elongated above the node.
    Pistil
    Ovary densely pilose, 2-lobed; style up to 10 mm. long, glabrous, with c. 4 broad stigmatic lobes.
    Fruits
    Fruit yellowish, normally very deeply 2-lobed, each lobe c. 7·5 mm. in diam., sparsely stellately pilose.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Zambia

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1959 Winter, B. de [5638], Namibia K000285339
    Jan 1, 1959 Winter, B. de [5292], Namibia K000285343
    Jan 1, 1959 Winter, B. de [5638], Namibia K000285344
    Jan 1, 1958 Angus, A. [970], Zambia K000285336
    Jan 1, 1958 Angus, A. [1094], Zambia K000285337
    Jan 1, 1958 Angus, A. [1094], Zambia K000285338
    Jan 1, 1958 Erens, J. [375], Botswana K000285331
    Jan 1, 1958 Robertson [73], Botswana K000285332
    Jan 1, 1958 Martin, J.D. [350], Zambia K000975747 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1958 Winter, B. de [4703], Namibia K000285340
    Jan 1, 1958 Winter, B. de [4588], Namibia K000285341
    Jan 1, 1958 Winter, B. de [3958], Namibia K000285342
    Giess, W. [9268], Namibia K000285345
    Pope, G. [885], Botswana K000285330
    Muller [2267], Botswana K000285327
    Gonde, P. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000285335
    Martin, J.D. [642], Zambia K000975748
    Smith, P.A. [557], Botswana K000285328
    Burrows, H.H. [439], Zimbabwe K000285334
    Lambrecht, F.L. [105], Botswana K000285329
    Robertson, F.J. [756], Botswana K000285333

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 124 (1892)

    Accepted by

    • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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