Grewia oppositifolia Roxb. ex DC.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Grewia carpinifolia Roth; Grewia emarginata Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia oppositifolia Roxb. ex DC.
  • Vernacular name : Panipedunkikay (Telugu); Panipidungikai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous and scrub forests
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983. pp. 168; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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 oppositifolia. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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