Grewia transzambesica Wild

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Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cheringoma Escarpment

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cheringoma Escarpment

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalets, Levasflor, Cheringoma.

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalets, Levasflor, Cheringoma.

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream crossing at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream crossing at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Grewia transzambesica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream crossing at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

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Synonyms:
Common names: Coastal-plain grewia (English) Coastal-plain raisin (English) n'calague (Sena)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree. Branchlets pale with stellate hairs. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, 4-10 cm long, 3-veined from the base, sparsely hairy along the veins above, more densely below, base more or less symmetric; margin shallowly toothed or scalloped. Flowers creamy-white, c 1-1.5 cm in diameter, in few-flowered, axillary and terminal heads. Fruit somewhat pear-shaped, 10 mm long, velvety, pendulous.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: transzambesica: referring to the fact that this species is found in Central Mozambique on both sides of the Zambezi River.
Habitat: In coastal open Miombo woodland.
Altitude range: Up to 500 m
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the Cental Mozambique coastal plain.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Literature:

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 40 - 43. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Grewia transzambesica
African Plant Database: Grewia transzambesica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Grewia transzambesica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Grewia transzambesica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Grewia transzambesica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Grewia transzambesica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Grewia transzambesica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Grewia transzambesica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Grewia transzambesica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Grewia transzambesica
Ispot Southern Africa: Grewia transzambesica
JSTOR Plant Science: Grewia transzambesica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Grewia transzambesica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Grewia transzambesica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Grewia transzambesica
Tropicos: Grewia transzambesica


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Grewia transzambesica.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=176750, retrieved 14 December 2017

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