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Grewia denticulata Wallich ex Prain in Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 9: 10. t. 12. 1901; Kanjilal et al., Fl. Assam 1: 167. 1934. G. nagensium Prain in J. Asiat. Soc. Beng. 69: 168. 1900.

Small trees or straggling shrubs. Leaves 10 - 18 x 3 - 8 cm, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, rounded at base, acuminate at apex, serrate, sparsely pubescent above, densely pubescent beneath, 3-nerved; petioles up to 6 mm long. Flowers in axillary or leaf-opposed umbellate cymes; peduncles up to 2.5 cm long; buds oblong, tomentose; pedicels up to 2 cm long. Sepals ca 1.2 cm long, lanceolate, tomentose. Petals white or pale yellow, ca 5 mm long, ovate; glands ca 2.5 mm long. Androgynophore appressed- villous. Ovary ca 2 mm across, subglobose, pubescent; stigma lobed. Drupes 8 - 16 mm across, subglobose or distinctly 2-lobed, rugose, stellate-hispid.

Fl. May - Sept.; Fr. Dec. - Feb.

Distrib. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Nagaland.


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