Grewia subinaequalis 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 asiatica L.
  • Common name : Phalsa
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Fruit is edible and slightly acrid when unripe.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Collection Nos : CS 8717
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Mysore, Tumkur
    • Maharashtra : Nagpur district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : South Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1. pp.204; 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 subinaequalis. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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