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

Description: Prostrate to ascending perennial herb <30 cm high, sparsely hairy to glabrous.

Leaves with lamina 5–15 mm long; petioles 1–5 mm long; stipules persistent, 2–3 mm long.

Flowers solitary or sometimes few in clusters in the axils; peduncles 1–2 mm long. Calyx c. 5 mm long, campanulate with truncate lobes. Corolla shortly exceeding calyx, often remaining attached to the mature fruits.

Fruit 4–6 mm wide, mostly glabrous, conical at centre; mericarps 6–8, slightly wrinkled on back, honeycombed at sides.


Distribution and occurrence: Uncommon.
NSW subdivisions: NWP
AVH map***

Text by A. S. Mitchell & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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