Grewia flavescens Juss. Main specimen
Malvaceae
{ Description | Leaf }

The leaves of Grewia flavescens are simple and distichous-arranged on the twigs.
They are oblong-lanceolate, thick, stellate-tomentose and dark-green above and pale green coloured beneath. The leaves are 6-10 cm long and 2.5-3.5 cm wide with a short petiole (4-5 mm long). The apex is acute, the base is rounded to truncate and the margins are serrate.
The venation is reticulate with prominent nerves.

Grewia flavescens leaf (upper and lower sides)
Grewia flavescens shoot
Grewia flavescens twig
Grewia flavescens branchlet
Grewia flavescens leaves
Grewia flavescens shoot (with cyme buds enclosed into the bracts)
Date of collection
26/11/2014
Collected by
N.L.I.B.
GPS coordinates
11.99426 N - 79.82384 E
Locality
Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India