African Plant Database

Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 66 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Sida
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Sida cuneifolia auct. sensu Cufod. p.p., non Roxb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Intricately and tortuously branched, spreading to prostrate, cushion-like shrub to 50 cm tall.
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Ecology : Grassland, often eroded and overgrazed and trampled, degraded Acacia-woodland and -bushland; rocky outcrops and slopes; roadsides; Eucalyptus plantations, cultivated places. – favoured it seems by overgrazing; (1300-)1400-1600-2600(-2900) m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 153 (2009).
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