African Plant Database

Sida cordifolia subsp. maculata (Cav.) Marais
Information on the genus : Sida
Basionym : Sida maculata Cav.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sida maculata Cav. (1785)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sida velutina Willd. ex Spreng.
=Sida africana P. Beauv.
=Sida cordifolia L. var. cordifolia sensu Ugbor.
=Sida decagyna Schumach. & Thonn. ex Schumach.
=Sida rotundifolia Lam.
=Sida cordifolia L. subsp. cordifolia
=Sida cordifolia L. var. cordifolia
=Sida cordifolia L. (1753)
=*Sida cordifolia var. alba Ugbor.
=Sida althaeifolia Sw. (1788)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect woody annual herb or sometimes perennial herb or subshrub 0,5-1,5 m tall.
Ecology : Weed of cultivations; roadside in Combretum woodland; savanna, edges of forest vegetation; fallow land; roadsides; often in sandy soils; also ruderal; near sea-level-1700 m alt. S. Africa, Namibia, Botswana. – Pantropical (probably originating from Asia).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 483
  • 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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 38[1]: 43-46
  • Bothalia 3: 245 (1937).
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