Grewia hirsuta Vahl

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN FAMILY OR JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Grewia hirsuta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia hirsuta Vahl
  • Common name : Bran Plant
  • Vernacular name : Gursakhri, Kukur bicha (Hin.); Kalunnu (Tam.); Jibilika (Tel.); Sonaranga, Sunaragoda, Kulo, Kukur bendi, Kukur pelia (Ori.); Nagabala (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-308; FAP 41898
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 15/11/2014; 22/10/2013
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common in dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles up to 1000 m. Fruits are red when ripe and are edible.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Grewia hirsuta. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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