African Plant Database

Sida chrysantha Ulbr.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 46 (1913) 
Information on the genus : Sida
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial subshrub, much-branched and woody at the base, to 30 cm tall (rarely 60 cm); stems usually branched troughout, terete or somewhat angled, the upper portions usually slender and wiry.
Ecology : Acid rocky slopes and in soils derived from acid rocks, among grasses and low growing plants; woodland in light shade; usually 1000-1500 m alt. Near S. hoepfneri (herbarium specimens in poor condition are difficult to place). Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.05 - 0.6 m. Alt 275 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 481-482
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 161 (2009).
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