Malvaceae week :: Grewia abutilifolia

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 7, 2011, 2:29:17 PM9/7/11
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Grewia abutilifolia Vent. ex Juss.
  • GREW-ee-uh -- named for Nehemiah Grew (1641-1712), an English physician and author
    a-bew-tih-lee-FOH-lee-uh -- having leaves like Abutilon (the Arabic word for a mallow-like plant)

Grewia abutilifolia
Jul 3, 2010 at Tungwadi near Lonavala


commonly known as: mallow-leaved crossberry • Kannada: ಜಾನಿ ಗಿಡ jani gida, *ಕರಡಿಕಲ್ಲಿ karadikalli* • Konkani: कौरी kowri • Khasi: soh eitblang • Marathi: किरमीठ kirmith • Oriya: ryna • Telugu: గువ్వతడ guvvatada, పెద్దతడ peddatada

Native of: s China, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam




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Dinesh
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