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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Malvaceae
Sida corrugata var. angustifolia

Citation: 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.

image of FSA2_Sida_cor_ang.jpg 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).

Distribution:  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).

Biology: No text

Taxonomic notes: few larger leaves approach the shape of var. corrugata in some specimens.

Author: Not yet available

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