Common name: Shrub Sida
Sida rohlenae Domin APNI*
Description: Erect subshrub to 1 m high.
Leaves lanceolate to linear-oblong, 1.5–5 cm long.
Flowers solitary on slender peduncles, sometimes 3 or 4 at end of branches. Calyx 6–10 mm long, not greatly enlarged in fruit. Corolla 7–12 mm long, yellow to orange.
Fruit c. 6 mm diam.; mericarps 8–10, transversely wrinkled and 2-ribbed on the back.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on floodout areas, creek banks and at the base of rocky hills.
NSW subdivisions: NWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by A. S. Mitchell & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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