Common name: Fine Sida
Sida filiformis A.Cunn. APNI*
Description: Erect or procumbent subshrub, often with long trailing stems to 80 cm long.
Leaves ovate-cordate to lanceolate, 5–40 mm long; stipules filiform.
Flowers axillary, solitary on filiform peduncles to 40 mm long. Calyx 2–5 mm long, lobes acute. Corolla 5–10 mm long, orange-yellow.
Fruit conical, 4–5 mm diam., ± glabrous; mericarps 5–8, channelled at summit, wrinkled on back.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on rocky hill slopes.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. N.T.
Text by A. S. Mitchell & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.