African Plant Database

Sida acuta Burm. f.
Protologue : Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman)1 147 (1768)
Information on the genus : Sida
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sida acuta Burm. f. subsp. acuta
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sida jamaicensis Vell. (1825)
=Sida orientalis DC. (1824)
=Sida acuta var. madagascariensis Hochr. (1916)
=*Sida carpinifolia auct. sensu Mast.
=Sida stipulata Cav.
=Sida acuta subsp. carpinifolia (L. f.) Borss. Waalk.
=Sida carpinifolia L. f. (1781) syn. Uncertain ( see Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Malv.: 157 (2009)
=Sida vogelii Hook. f.
Taxon infra-specific
Sida acuta Burm. f. subsp. acuta
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby short-lived, erect perennial (or annual) herb 0,3-1,5 distichous, straight branches; stem woody only at the base.
Ecology : Cultivations; roadsides; fallow land; sometimes in savanna and secondary forest; often locally frequent; 5-2200 m alt. Ethiopia? In Kenya on the coast; S. Africa, Namibia. – Pantropical.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 155 (2009).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:288 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 254
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 405

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 101 (2000).
  • IZQUIERDO, I., J.L. MARTÍN, N. ZURITA & M. ARECHAV (2004). Lista de Especies Sylvestres de Canarias. Hongos, Plantas y Animales terrestres Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación Territorial, Gobierno de Canarias : 121
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Record n°148915 modified 2007-04-20
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