African Plant Database

Sida urens L.
Protologue : Syst. Nat., ed. 10 2: 1145 (1759) 
Information on the genus : Sida
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sida urens L. var. urens (1759)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sida densiflora A. Rich. (1847)
=Sida urens var. prostrata A. Chev. (1935)
=Sida verticillata Cav. (1785)
=Sida sessiliflora G. Don (1831)
Taxon infra-specific
Sida urens L. var. urens (1759)
Sida urens var. bicolor Roberty
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or decumbent perennial or shrubby, woody herb to 1,5 m tall.
Ecology : Riverine forest; river-banks; grassland; Combretum-Terminalia wooded grassland; old fields, roadsides, also ruderal; savanna; gallery forest; waste places; flooded soils; near sea-level-1850 m alt. Subtropical and tropical regions. Comprises 2 vars.?
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 148 (2009).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:289 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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