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Grewia occidentalis L.

  • Common Name: Cross Berry
  • Family: Malvaceae Juss.

  • Country of Origin: Africa
  • Habitat: arid karoo, coastal dune bush, evergreen montane forest, wooded forest

  • Culture: both frost tolerant and drought hardy.

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Flowering Data:

This accession has been observed in bloom on:
YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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2004

Accession Data:

  • Accession # 198500635
  • Source: Unknown
  • Accession Date: 12-31-1985
  • Bench: 1107 - AFR:African Savannah A
  • Qty: 2 confirmed on 03-10-2014

Classification:

  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • SubClass: eurosid II
  • Order: Malvales
  • SubOrder:
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • SubFamily: Grewioideae
  • Tribe: Grewieae
  • SubTribe:

References:

  1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa website - {last visited 13 FEB 2009

data regenerated on Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:25:09 -0400

Grewia occidentalis

Other Accessions in Malvaceae

Subfamily Bombacoideae

Subfamily Bombacoideae
Tribe Adansonieae

Subfamily Byttneroideae
Tribe Hermannieae

Subfamily Byttneroideae
Tribe Theobromeae

Subfamily Dombeyoideae
Tribe Dombeyeae

Subfamily Grewioideae
Tribe Grewieae

Subfamily Grewioideae
Tribe Sparrmannieae

Subfamily Malvoideae
Tribe Gossypieae

Subfamily Malvoideae
Tribe Hibisceae

Subfamily Malvoideae
Tribe Malveae

Subfamily Sterculioideae
Tribe Sterculieae

W/C = Wild Collected

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