Malvaceae week: Grewia hirsuta fruits

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Muthu Karthick

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Sep 8, 2011, 7:17:42 AM9/8/11
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Name: Grewia hirsuta Vahl.
Family: Malvaceae (previously placed under Tiliaceae)

Location: Sathyamangalam RF, TN
Date: 12 Dec 2008
Altitude: 900 -1000 ASL

Local Tamil name: Thean Kallai (Honey capsules); fondly devoured by herbivores and Bears especially...

Also refer: https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/b016e1dc47b70206/62970bfac88e59d8?lnk=gst&q=Grewia+hirsuta&hl=en&pli=1#62970bfac88e59d8

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Muthu Karthick

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Sep 8, 2011, 7:21:54 AM9/8/11
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Adding flower of the same species. This location is at Chennai (Nanmangalam RF; Alt c.10 m) on 21 Oct 2008
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Balkar Arya

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Sep 8, 2011, 11:25:20 AM9/8/11
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Nice flowers and Fruits Muthu Ji
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