1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Grewia L.
      1. Grewia transzambesica Wild

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree up to 7 m. tall; young branches pale brownish-stellate-pubescent with some caducous longer hairs, later glabrescent and grey-brown.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina 4–10 × 2·5–5·5 cm., lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate; apex acuminate or acute, margin repand-dentate to shallowly crenate (especially towards the apex), base rounded or slightly cordate, ± symmetrical, upper surface with sparsely scattered minute stellate hairs and with a pubescent midrib, lower surface patently pilose with rather prominent nerves; petiole up to 6 mm. long, pubescent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences paniculate, terminal or axillary, all parts except the pedicels and flowers themselves with a fine brownish or cream tomentum interspersed with much longer patent hairs; peduncles c. 4 mm. long; pedicels c. 3 mm. long; basal bracts deeply bifid or trifid.
    Calyx
    Sepals 6–7·5 mm. long, oblong-spathulate, involute in the upper half, boat-shaped, with slightly undulate margins, creamy-velvety outside, pubescent within.
    Corolla
    Petals white with a triangular lamina 1·75 mm. long, pilose inside and outside, and with a basal nectariferous claw tomentose at the back and around the margin within.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore 1 mm. long, glabrous, not produced.
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid, tomentose, not lobed but somewhat triangular in section, 3-locular with c. 4 ovules per loculus; style 3–5 mm. long, stellate-pilose except towards the apex; stigma no wider than the style.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Grewia transzambesica Wild appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Torre, A.R. [4987], Mozambique K000962806 paratype
    Torre, A.R. [1677], Mozambique K000962805 paratype
    Torre, A.R. [3037], Mozambique K000962807 paratype

    First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 31: 81 (1957)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    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/
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