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Grewia flavescens

Grewia flavescens Juss.

 

Donkeyberry, Sandpaper Raisin

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalvalesIncludes cacao, balsa, lime, linden, basswood, daphnes, hibiscus, hollyhocks, okra, baobab, cotton, kapok, and many others
FamilyMalvaceaeIncludes okra, jute, cacao, hibiscus, many others
GenusGrewiaNamed after Nehemiah Grew (1641–1712), an English physician
SpeciesflavescensBecoming yellow, yellowish

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Grewia flavescens description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 14 Nov 2010.

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Grewia flavescens (Donkeyberry, Sandpaper Raisin)

2/26/2010 · San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA