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Grewia latifolia F.Muell. ex Benth.
Family Malvaceae
Grewia latifolia F.Muell. ex Benth. APNI*

Description: Multistemmed shrub, stellate-pubescent; more or less deciduous.

Leaves ovate-cordate, often broadly so, 7–11 cm long, 2–8 cm wide, margins irregularly toothed; upper surface scabrous, lower surface softly hairy; mostly 5-veined from base, secondary and tertiary cross veins raised and very obvious; petiole 5–15 mm long.

Cymes often 2- or 3-flowered. Sepals 6–8 mm long, hairy. Petals 3–4 mm long, yellow.

Fruit 8–10 mm across, brown.


Distribution and occurrence: Neither common nor widespread in this State; recorded from Copmanhurst and east of Glen Innes.
NSW subdivisions: NC, ?NT
Other Australian states: Qld N.T.
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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