Grewia bicolor is a deciduous shrub or a tree; it usually grows 2 – 10 metres . An extremely variable plant, it hybridizes freely with Grewia monticola in the wild[. Grewia flavescens flowers in Hyderabad. Grewia tiliaefolia flowers in Hyderabad. The large flowering plant genus Grewia /ˈɡruːiə/ is today placed by most authors in the. False brandy bush (Grewia bicolor A. Juss.) is a many-stemmed shrub that may reach 7 to 14 m high. The bark is dark grey, deeply fissured and scaly in older.

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Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. A review of browse and its role in livestock production in southern Africa. The fruit is a 2-lobed drupe, sometimes hairy, orange to purple black in colour and with a hard woody endocarp Orwa et al.

Assessment of rangeland condition in relation to altitude and Grazing types. World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya. The sun-dried fruit, that looks like a raisin, is sometimes stored to be used in the dry season.

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Grewia bicolor is normally collected from the wild. Leaves alternate, simple; stipules linear-lanceolate, 4—12 mm long; petiole 2—6 mm long, greyish to brownish hairy; blade usually elliptical, rarely oblong or ovate, 1— The leaves are browsed by game and livestock. The bark is used as a vermifuge, diuretic and laxative, and to treat boils and sores, intestinal inflammation and syphilis. The Bucculatricidae leaf miner Bucculatrix epibathra is apparently only found on G.


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Grewia bicolor

Scientific names of indigenous trees, shrubs and climbers with common names from 30 languagesedn 1. The sweet, mealy fruit pulp is eaten fresh, or dried as candy. Dry leaves on the ground or remaining on the branches at the end of the dry season. Notes on trees and shrubs in arid and semi-arid regions.

The wood is credited with anthelmintic activity. The branches of Grewia pinnatifida Mast. Wikimedia Rgewia has media related to Grewia.

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Sticks are useful for basketry. Kenya trees, shrubs and lianas. The stems of Grewia microthyrsa Lebombo raisin or sand raisindistributed in southern Mozambique and South Africa, are used for spear shafts and in the construction of huts and fences. The white raisin is often associated with termite mounds and riverine fringes, especially at medium altitudes in higher-rainfall areas.


Greiwa fruits may be used as fodder Orwa et al.

In areas with a marked dry season, flowers are produced in the rainy season and leaves are shed during the dry season. They are 3-veined from the asymmetrically lobed base, rounded to geewia cordate, held horizontally or drooping, glossy green above, almost white and silvery hairy below, while the margins are entire to slightly serrated.

The roots are also used to treat chest complaints. Notes on trees and shrubs in arid and semi-arid regions. Farmers’ knowledge in the utilisation of indigenous browse species for feeding of goats in semi arid central Tanzania. The leaves are alternate, elliptic to lanceolate, 1.

The parasitic wasp Aprostocetus psyllidis of the Eulophidae occurs on and around phalsa G. Volume 5, Families S—Z, Addenda.

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