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Grewia sapida R.

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1291.

In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this plant as a suffruticose species, native of Bengal. He also observes that it flowers during the hot season, and that the fruit is small but palatable.

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.590.

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Location

South Asia

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