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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to E. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub, often scandent, up to 8 m tall; young branches sparsely to densely coarsely ferruginous stellate-pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves obovate to oblong, 2.3–10 cm long, 1.2–6 cm wide, acute, broadly obtuse or rounded at the apex, rarely emarginate, cuneate, rounded or truncate at the base, margins serrate, sometimes coarsely so, to shallowly crenate, glabrescent to glabrous and shiny above, roughly stellate-pubescent beneath, sometimes sparsely so, coriaceous with veins impressed above; petiole 3–8 mm long, stellate-pubescent; stipules up to 6 mm.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal and axillary 3–14-flowered cymes, the axes ferruginous pubescent; peduncle 0.8–3.5 cm long; pedicels up to 1 cm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers white, turning yellowish brown with age; sepals 12–21 mm long, white inside, pale green with ferruginous pubescence on the outside; petals lanceolate, 6–11 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore glabrous for 1.5–2 mm at the base, densely pubescent and produced for 1.5–5 mm above the node.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–12 mm long; filaments white; anthers yellow.
    Pistil
    Ovary 2–3 mm long, densely hairy; style 6–10 mm long, white; stigma green.
    Fruits
    Fruit (2–)4-lobed, 11–15 mm wide, the lobes 6–10 mm long, 5–7 mm wide, with scattered long hairs and surrounded by persistent filaments.
    Figures
    Fig. 3/12 (leaf, p. 9).
    Habitat
    Forest, forest edges and thicket; 0–500 m
    Distribution
    K7 P T3 T6 T8 not known elsewhere

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hildebrandt, J.M. [1243], Tanzania K000975813
    Festo et al. [2638], Kenya K000449458

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 121 (1892)

    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
    • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 157, fig. e & e3 on 152, map (1994).
    • Koenders, Fl. Pemba I.: 49 (1992).
    • Vollesen in Opera Bot. 59: 33 (1980).
    • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 568, fig. 103/e & e3 (1961).
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 616 (1949).
    • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony p. 39 (1936).
    • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 263, t. 28/a–d (1895).
    • K. Schum. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 15: 121 (1892)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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