Grewia hetrotricha Masters

Grewia hetrotricha Masters (TILIACEAE)
Common names
Kannada: Kadujane, Kaduvame.

Description: Scandent shrubs; young parts clothed with ferruginous stellate hairs. Leaves elliptic to ovate-oblong, up to 12.5 x 8 cm, rounded or subcordate at base, oblique, acute to acuminate at apex, crenate - serrate with lower serrations glandular, scabrid on both surfaces, palmately 3-nerved. Flowers in axillary or leaf-opposed, fulvous - pubescent, umbellate cymes. Sepals 5, linear-oblong, ca  1.8 x 0.2 cm, densely pubescent. Petals 5, oblong-lanceolate, 7-9 mm long, acute, with marginally pilose glands at base, white. Stamens many. Ovary - 4 lobed, 4-locular, pilose. Drupes fleshy, 4-lobed, 1-2 cm across with scattered stellate hairs, purple black. 

Flowering: April - January.
Fruiting: December - March.

Distribution: India: In semi-evergreen and deciduous forests of Western Ghats.Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Endemic.