Dear Satish Phadke,
G. tiliifolia is a larger tree with smaller leaves compared to G.
asiatica. Your second set of pictures show G. asiatica twig because
the stipules are linear-lanceolate, they are not leafy and auricled.
Perhaps pics of G. tiliifolia stipules will sort the issue. Regards,
On Apr 26, 10:49 pm, Satish Phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> Sorry again.
> My interpretation seems to be exactly opposite. Is the plant depicted in the
> picture *G tiliifolia* then? Can somebody please elaborate?
> BSI Mah flora also says they are foliaceous in G.tiliifolia.
> On 26 April 2010 23:12, Satish Phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> > Sorry for sending bigger size image.
> > On 26 April 2010 23:10, Satish Phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> >> Pursuing the search about the differentiating characters I checked for the
> >> stipules of the plant today. They are foliaceous in G.asiatica which is
> >> clearly seen in the attached picture while they are linear lanceolate in
> >> G.tiliifolia.
> >> Attaching some pictures showing it and part of the key from Cooke's flora.
> >> My earlier pictures do not show them clearly.
> >> I would like to request Prashant ji to show some picture of G.tiliifolia
> >> with stipules if he has any such picture in his collection.
> >> The glands near the petals are difficult to recognise from the available
> >> pictures.
> >> Dr Phadke Satish
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> >> On 15 April 2010 20:33, Satish Phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> >>> This small tree is also flowering on Vetal Tekdi(Pune) at present.
> >>> I hope the ID is correct. There are many plants in the area some are 6
> >>> feet while the largest are 12-15 feet high or even may be larger.
> >>> I was told this same tree by different IDs by many including some
> >>> botanists,often as Grewia tilifolia and Grewia asiatica.
> >>> Requesting for correct ID(Of course if possible by looking at the visible
> >>> characters in the picture)
> >>> Leaf size biggest noted is 18-20cm. Flower size 1 cm.
> >>> Dr Phadke Satish
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