Botanical name: Grewia damine Family: Tiliaceae (Phalsa family)
Synonyms: Grewia bicolor, Grewia salvifolia
Salvia Leaved Crossberry is a shrub or small tree. Bark is dark coloured, very rough. Branchlets, inflorescence and under sides of leaves white or grey with short velvety hairs. Leaves are 2-3 in. long, lance-shaped to ovate, margin entire, wavy or toothed. Two in. long slender stalks carry 2-3 conspicuous yellow flowers. Sepals are 8 mm, petals 4 mm, the blade longer than claw. Fruit generally of two distinct round drupes, 6-8 mm across, almost glabrous. Flowering: July-September.
Identification credit: J. M. Garg
The flower labeled Salvia Leaved Crossberry is ...