Grewia polygama Roxb.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia polygama Roxb.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : A decoction of the leaves is a never-failing remedy for Dysentery (Neginhal, 2011)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Neginhal, S.G., Forest Trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats and Deccan Plateau. 2011.; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
  • 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 polygama. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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