Sida cordata (Burm.f.) Borss.Waalk.

First published in Blumea 14: 182 (1966)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Socotra, Tropical & Subtropical Asia. It is a scrambling subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

Malvaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Trailing annual or biennial herb, sometimes rooting at the nodes; stems up to 1 m. long, slender, with sparse weak long hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina up to 5 × 4 cm., broadly ovate-cordate to suborbicular-cordate, papyraceous, apex usually acuminate, margin crenate-serrate or ± doubly serrate, base broadly cordate, sparsely pubescent (hairs usually simple) on both surfaces; petiole about as long as the lamina, hairy like the stems.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pale yellow, solitary or in shortly peduncled subumbellate few-flowered racemes in the axils of the upper leaves; pedicels up to 35 mm. long, slender to filiform, usually with a few hairs, articulated near the middle.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5–6 mm. long, lobed to about the middle, nearly glabrous; lobes ciliate, triangular, acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 4–6 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Mericarps 5, c. 3 mm. long, not reticulated, shortly bicuspidate, pubescent at the apex and on the subsetaceous ± connivent awns, slightly longitudinally keeled on the back and lateral edges.
[FZ]

Malvaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A straggling wayside plant, sometimes matting the sandy soil
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Pale yellow flowers.
[FWTA]

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