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Sida sp. A sensu Harden (1990)
Family Malvaceae
Sida sp. A sensu Harden (1990) APNI*

Description: Spreading woody perennial herb 25–50 cm high; dense to sparse stellate indumentum.

Leaves with lamina 0.5–3.5 cm long; petiole mostly 4–10 mm long; stipules persistent, 3–10 mm long.

Flowers mostly solitary or sometimes few in the axils; peduncles 2–3 mm long. Calyx 2–5 mm long, densely pubescent; lobes often purplish towards the tips. Corolla yellowish, shortly exceeding calyx.

Fruit 3–5 mm wide; mericarps 5, pubescent, acute at apex, wrinkled on back.


Distribution and occurrence: On shallow, stony soils in woodland and shrubland.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

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
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