Grewia stolzii Ulbr.

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Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Seldomseen, Vumba

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Seldomseen, Vumba

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Seldomseen, Vumba

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, office area

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Mermaids Falls, Aberfoyle

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path from entrance gate to Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path from entrance gate to Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe

Grewia stolzii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path from entrance gate to Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe

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Synonyms: Grewia hopkinsii Suess.
Common names: Green-petalled grewia (English) Green-petalled raisin (English)
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling or climbing shrub, rarely a small tree. Leaves elliptic-oblong to ovate-lanceolate, 3-veined from the base, glabrous above, rough to the touch with stellate hairs beneath; margin finely and sharply dentate. Flowers in few-flowered terminal and leaf-opposed clusters, c. 3 cm in diameter. Sepals 1.2-2 cm, greenish and pubescent outside, white and glabrous inside. Petals shorter than the sepals, 5-9 mm, narrowly triangular. Fruit distinctly 4-lobed with long russet hairs between the lobes, reddish.
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Habitat: On the margins of evergreen forest, among rocks in high rainfall woodland or on termite hills.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Oct - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 13 February 2016
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 279. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 258.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 180.

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 57 - 58.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Grewia stolzii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138600, retrieved 1 September 2016

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