Grewia tenax. PlantID, Botanical Name, Grewia tenax A preparation of G. tenax fruit powder mixed with milk is given for the treatment of bone fracture. Grewia tenax in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. The large flowering plant genus Grewia /ˈɡruːiə/ is today placed by most authors in the . (= Chadara tenax Forssk., G. populifolia Vahl); Grewia tiliifolia Vahl (= G. rotunda , G. tiliaefolia (lapsus), Tilia rotunda & H.T. Chang).
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Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Last update on Together with the bulk of the former SparrmanniaceaeGrewia is in the subfamily Grewioideae and therein the tribe Grewieaeof which it is the type genus. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.
Fruiting plant Photograph by: Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Grew was one of the leading plant anatomists and microscope researchers of his time, and his study of pollen laid the groundwork for modern-day palynology. This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.
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trewia Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2 Several Lepidoptera caterpillars are found to feed on Grewia species. The astringent and refreshing Grewia drupes are particularly popular in summertime.
Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: The Bucculatricidae leaf miner Bucculatrix epibathra is apparently only found on G.
Cultivation NA Regional Habitat Commonly found in arid and semi-arid plains upto m height in sandy, rocky and lateritic soils.
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Folk medicine makes use of some species, which are grewiw to cure upset stomachs and some skin and intestinal infections, and seem to have mild antibiotic properties. Young leaves are consumed by livestock, they are slightly palatable at the end of dry seasons, and have fairly good feed value. Your comments The flower tebax White Crossberry is Fruits are edible which are nutritionally balanced and rich in iron and calcium and is used for the treatment and prevention of iron deficiency anaemia.
Grewia tenax – Useful Tropical Plants
References The Tdnax List October, http: If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. White Crossberry is a multistemmed shrub up to 2 m tall.
The dead leaves are eaten, but only while they remain on the plant. These include the common nawab Polyura athamas and the swift moth Endoclita malabaricus. Flowers solitary or in pairs, axillarily placed, petals white, about 1 cm long; sepals long and recurved.
Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Its larvae are parasitoids of other insects – possibly pests of the plant, but this is not known for sure. Flower and ripening fruit Photograph by: Plant growing in its native habitat Photograph by: Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.
The plant is widely used for the treatment of various common diseases like upset of stomachs, some skin and intestinal infections, cough, fever, diarrhoea, dysentery, jaundice, rheumatism. A preparation of G.
White Crossberry is highly drought resistant and occurs in the driest savannas at desert margins. The parasitic wasp Aprostocetus psyllidis of the Eulophidae occurs on and around phalsa G. X Close Image credit. Description Suberect to erect shrub of up to 3 m in height.
Commonly found in arid and semi-arid plains upto m height in sandy, rocky and lateritic soils. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.