Grewia rothii DC.

  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (Linden Or Jute Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : FALSA FAMILY (फालसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grewia rothii DC.
  • Vernacular name : Putiki, Kolupu, Siriana, Peddacipuru (Telugu); Miri Chara, Phulari, Homolapata, Banasuli (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, Deciduous and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in the forests especially in the hills
  • Flower, Fruit : February-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Maharashtra : Chandrapur district, Nagpur district, Nanded district
    • Odisha : Malkangiri District
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India, Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; 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. rothii. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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