Sida corrugata var. angustifolia
Benth., Fl. Aust. 1:193 (1863).
Synonymy: Sida humillima
Common name: None
Prostrate to procumbent perennial herb; leaves with blade rather thin, particularly on the upper side, through the glabrescent pubescence, ovate to narrow-oblong, 5-28 x 4-14 mm, with a rounded to truncate base, mid- to dark-green above, grey-blue below;
Flowers solitary; schizocarp transverse-ellipsoid, brown, puberulent, the central apical region level with or hardly raised above the wrinkled sides.
||Sida corrugata var. angustiflolia leaf, fruit and mericarp.
Image source: fig 440d in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Sclerophyllous woodland, grassy hillsides; disturbed sites in remnant scrub such as fence lines, roadsides, paddock margins.
S.Aust.: FR, EA, EP, NL, MU, YP, SL, SE. ?W.Aust.; ?Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: Sept. — April (June).
few larger leaves approach the shape of var. corrugata in some specimens.
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