Grewia orientalis L.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Grewia columnaris J.E. Smith
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia orientalis L.
  • Vernacular name : Kayyonnar, Payippala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Kadapa district, Nellore district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, The Nilgiri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 orientalis. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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