India: Occasional in scrub and dry deciduous forests. Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala; Pakistan, w. Asia and Tropical Africa as per BSI Flora of India;



Grewia for id 280211MK3Attachments (4) 

Please help to id this edible Grewia sp. shrub. Commonly seen in the dry forests of Sathyamangalam. 
Could this be Grewia villosa?
Date/Time- 20-11-2010/ 04:10 PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPca.300asl; Sathyamangalam RF, TN
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- dry forest [wild]
Plant Habit-shrub
Height/Length- 2 m long
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 10 x 8 cm;
Inflorescence Type/ Size-single
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- yellow; c. 1 cm across
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 1-2 cm across

– Yes Grewia villosa because of its villose (hairy) morphology




efloraindia: 031211 BRS 237: Attachments (4)

Pl. find the attached file contain photos for sp. confirmation. (Grewia confirm the sp, id. )
Location: NBNP, Anaikatti, Coimbatore
Date: 01.12.2011
Habitat: Garden
Habit: Tree

Very interesting flower specimen of this Grewia species.
The leaf seen in the third picture. grewia sp fruit.jpg 344K seems to be of different species: a climber growing on this plant.

Looks very like Grewia villosa.

Yes to me too it looks like G. villosa Willd.



Fwd: Image for identification and validation: Attachments (3)

sending images of Grewia villosa, please validate it

Yes i also agree for G. villosa 



Grewia villosa Willd. SN15March 15 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Grewia villosa Willd., shrub from the hill slope of deciduous forest from Dindugul dt of Tamilnadu

Yes …, This is Grewia villosa 



Malvaceae week Grewia Villosa for validation : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

sending image of Grewia villosa for validaiton
please validate

Yes, This is the Grewia I am always sure and confident while confirming its identity as ‘Grewia villosa‘. 



Grewia sp. for id , From Lakhpat – Gujarat, Aug – 2015 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Please identify this Grewia sp.,
Height was approx. 3fts growing in a sandy soil near roadside.

Grewia villosa