Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN FAMILY OR JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Grewia tenax
  • Basionym : Chadara tenax Forssk.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
  • Vernacular name : Acchu (Tam.); Kadara Kaya (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41982
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 12/10/10
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Scrub Jungle
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : May- February
  • Comments : Occasional in scrub jungle of Eastern Ghats. Fruits are edible.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Dharmapuri district, Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Tiruchirapalli district (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Anantapur district, Guntur district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Mauritius, West Asia, Afghanistan
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; 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 tenax. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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