Microcos paniculata L., Sp. Pl. 1: 514 514 1753. (Syn. Microcos nervosa (Lour.) S.Y. Hu; (=) Fallopia nervosa Lour.; (≡) Grewia microcos L.; (=) Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi) as per GRIN;
 
 
¿ my-kro-KOS ? — from the Greek mikros (small), and kos (ornament)
pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh — referring to the flower clusters (panicles)
 
commonly known as: microcos, panicled Indian linden • Assamese: pisoli, thengprenkeorong • Bengali: আসার asar • Garo: borsubret, bolchibins • Hindi: शिरल shiral • Kannada: ಅಭ್ರಂಗ abhranga • Khasi: dieng sohdkhar, dieng sohlienghadem • Konkani: असळी asali, चिवरा chivra • Malayalam: കൊട്ടക്ക kottakka • Marathi: हसोळी hasoli, शिरळा shirala • Tamil: தடம் tatam, விசாலம் visalam ;
 
Native of: s China, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia 
 


Erect bushy shrubs. Young stem, petioles, peduncles and calyx densely stellate pubescent. Leaves 6-18 x 3-5.5 cm, elliptic-oblong or ovate-lanceolate, base rounded or cordate, margins subentire to serrulate, apex acute to acuminate, densely stellate hairy when young, glabrous on ageing except the nerve on both sides, 3-ribbed; petioles upto 1 cm long. Flowers in axillary and terminal panicles; pedicels c. 1 mm long; bracts 5-6 mm long, linear-lanceolate. Sepals 5, free, 4-6 mm long, oblong-obovate, tomentose without. Petals 5, yellow, 2-3 mm long, ovate. Stamens many; filaments 3-4 mm long. Ovary c. 1 mm across, globose, 2-4-celled; ovules 2 in each cell. Drupe 6-10 mm across, globose, purple on ripening. Seeds 1-2. 

Flowering and fruiting: August-April 
Semi-evergreen forests, sacred groves and scrub jungles 
Tropical Asia 
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi 

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Grewia%20nervosaDSCN9134s2.jpg

Malvaceae week : Grewia nervosa: Sharing some pictures of this plant taken from Amba ghat. Maharashtra.   


 
Request identification of this tree from Tungareshwer. The leaves are alternately arranged. Flowers and fruits not seen.


This is a species of Grewia possibly G nervosa [G.microcos]


It is Microcos paniculata.


Yes … and … both are correct


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/6._Unknown_tree__IMG_6414.jpg

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/7._Unknown_tree__IMG_6420.jpg

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/5._Unknown_tree__IMG_6421.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/3._Unknown_tree__IMG_6417.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/2._Unknown_tree__IMG_6413.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/1._Unknown_tree_IMG_6419.jpg

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/4._Unknown_tree__IMG_6416.jpg

Unknown tree from Assam : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7).

Attached images are unknown tree collected from Assam. Please ID the plant  
Date :04.06.2014
Location: Assam
Family : ??
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on hill slopes.
Habit: Tree


Microcos paniculata L. [Malvaceae /earlier in Tiliaceae]


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_8743%20-%20Copy.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_8744%20-%20Copy.JPG

Microcos paniculata : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).  

Microcos paniculata

small tree
yeoor hills thane -Mumbai, Maharashtra. 2014 June 


 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_1581a.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_1584a.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_1577a.jpg

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_1580a.jpg

Grewia serrulata : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4).

Grewia serrulata

karnala june 2014


It is Grewia nervosa, which shows yellow flower and unlobed drupes.. Grewia serrulata having white coloured flower and drupe is two lobed.
I too think that this is G nervosa, after looking at shape of the leaves and flower of both the species. It was troubling me earlier.
G. serrulata does have yellow flowers sometimes and unfortunately the drupes are not formed yet.
On the next visit to Karnala I shall surely visit the tree again to look at the drupes. 


This is Microcos paniculata L. 

Syn: Grewia microcos L.
Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigr.
Flowers terminal and subtended in 3 involucre bract.


 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SN%20nov301%20-%20Copy.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SN%20nov302%20-%20Copy.JPG

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SN%20nov30%20-%20Copy.JPG

For ID SN Nov 30 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Shrub, wild from Coorg area of Karnataka


Isn’t it Grewia microcos?


Yes, you are correct … It is unique in having entire (unlobed) fruit. 


Yes …, … is correct, it is Microcos paniculata L. (=Grewia mirocos L.). 


 

Attached images are Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi from Assam.


 

Grewia nervosa at CBD hills, Navi Mumbai.
Family: Tiliaceae 


Bot. name: Grewia microcos
Family: Tiliaceae
Date/Time: 12-06-2010 / 09:30AM
Location: CBD Belapur hills, Navi Mumbai
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Tree



Grewia nervosa
Amba ghat


Grewia nervosa
Amba ghat


I would like to call Microcos paniculata!!


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4487.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4468.JPG

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4489.JPG

VZT5-24/1/17 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Date/Time-22/1/2017
Location- Daouli, Dapoli, MH
Habitat- Wild
Plant Habit- Tree
Height-10 meter

May be Grewia nervosa


Yes it is Microcos paniculata (=Grewia nervosa).


 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCF2583.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCF2580.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCF2574.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCF2572.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCF2568.JPG

Plants from Northeast Tour 2017- Tree for id from Guwahati : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5)

Please suggest id for this tree recorded from Sandubi Lake, near Guwahati. 
Thanks … for your company and a wonderful short trip through dense forests..


Looks like some Grewia sp.. Nice pics …


Thanks … for your inputs, I think this is planted there, along periphery of the lake.. flowering was almost over..!!


This is Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/indiantreepix/Qi6PqPMvFhc). Though it is planted surrounding the lake CHANDUBI (not Sandubi) but I found it in wild habitat. Thanks … for remembering.


Thanks a lot … for id..

I hope the accepted name should be Microcos paniculata L. Please see this


Yes, it is Microcos paniculata L. 

Beautiful pictures, Thank you for sharing. 


Please check Grewia paniculata.


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/-KeKbr47G96Pj3s5slUHJMYEfFIlQGY78JVOMpLlYGe4hTAL0A9GfBRLFp6NuOyZ8bKSbgtYgouE0vahA4F-lj58PJonsB2LJ3H3OP0crSotUA-w5000-h5000.jpg

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/ktfgzFkRrc3JBYKhvZtzPJC0x7ssdGDHURB3kQnm5JxyhOKAImkaAv8H7tVnMUsUDR0PWAgF0WnBbzbVKXK3vbEW2c0eyNwViVL9ylkrutLfrA-w5000-h5000.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Tp2ZnOZ9PMsiv64pKgS9UVcyFusKOxrJ6sk-ZQZ2Lpe0LUsH9o3OXUFXtbKogzTWjhWpTbyunDwnwQbYZ_trMjbsQZxYComjARS_cY67RjmFyg-w5000-h5000.jpg

Malvaceae week :: Microcos paniculataMicrocos paniculata L.  
¿ my-kro-KOS ? — from the Greek mikros (small), and kos (ornament) 
pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh — referring to the flower clusters (panicles)
[image: Microcos paniculata]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>
Jul 17, 2010 at Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
commonly known as: microcos, panicled Indian linden • *Assamese*: pisoli, thengprenkeorong • *Bengali*: আসার asar • *Garo*: borsubret, bolchibins • * Hindi*: शिरल shiral • *Kannada*: ಅಭ್ರಂಗ abhranga • *Khasi*: dieng sohdkhar, dieng sohlienghadem • *Konkani*: असळी asali, चिवरा chivra • *Malayalam*: കൊട്ടക്ക kottakka • *Marathi*: हसोळी hasoli, शिरळा shirala • *Tamil*: தடம் tatam, விசாலம் visalam
Native of: s China, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia
[image: Hasoli (Marathi:
हसोळी)]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>…
Jun 18, 2011 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
[image: Microcos]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>…
Jun 19, 2011 at Yeoor Hills (part of sanjay Gandhi National Park)
… more views: 
http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=91314344%40N00&q=Microcospaniculata&m…

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4091.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4090.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4087.JPG

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4088.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4096.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4098-0.JPG

Konkan, May 2014 :: Requesting ID of this shrub :: 05JUN014 :: ARK-11 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6).

Requesting to please ID this shrub captured near Devgad, Maharashtra in May 2014.


Grewia nervosa, Tiliaceae to me

Synonyms: Microcos paniculata


Agree with … Now called Microcos paniculata [Grewia microcos]. Sending some of my photographs. The last few were taken to showcase the stipules as previously requested by …


Beautiful pictures. … I am interested in stipules of Grewia asiatica and Grewia tiliifolia.

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Microcos%20paniculata%20flowers%20buds.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Microcos%20paniculata%20L..JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7721-1.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7562-4.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7755-7.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7720-3.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/grewia..jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/grewia...jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7721-4.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7720-0.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Climber%201%20a_1.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Tree%201%20b_1-5.JPG

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Tree%201%20c_1-7.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Tree%201%20a_1-9.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Climber%201b_1.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7755-3.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7555-6.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7559-2.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7559-7.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7562-3.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_9532s.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCN9134s2.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSCN9137s2-0.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/grewia.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/grrrewia....jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7555-8.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7559-4.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Microcos%20paniculata%20fruits%20obovoid-%20purplish.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Microcos%20paniculata%20fruiting.JPG

SGNP near Kahneri Caves-Mumbai Aug’09?; 12-06-2010: CBD Belapur hills, Navi Mumbai; at Sawantwadi, Mah. in Sep.’10; Microcos paniculata L. – efloraofindia | Google Groups Grewia microcos from CBD hills – efloraofindia | Google Groups Request for ID – indiantreepix | Google Groups


 
29May 2010- Amba ghat. Hill station; 12-06-2010 / 09:30AM: CBD Belapur hills, Navi Mumbai; Candolium, North Goa near Fort Auguada in 1st week of Aug,10;

  
 
 
References:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *