Grewia bracteata Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia bracteata Roth
  • Vernacular name : Pandripidukku (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional. Straggler at low elevations and tree at higher elevations
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh
  • Collection Date : 26/11/2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0422
  • Collection Locality : Koundinya WLS, Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Krishna district, Prakasam district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Grewia bracteata. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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