Sida cordata

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Sida cordata (Burm.f.) Boss. Walk
  • Synonyms : Sida veronicifolia Lam., Melochia cordata Burm. f.
  • Common Name : Long-Stalk Sida, Heart-Leaf Sida, Country-Mallow, Flannelweed, Heartleaf Fanpetals
  • Plant Family : Malvaceae
  • Plant Form : Herb
  • Occurrence (Sectors) : 5, 17, 20, 22, 27, 28
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan, Van Chetana Kendra, Aranya Van

About Sida cordata Plant :

  • Habit : A much branched perennial herb with branches prostrate or trailing.
  • Leaves : Cordate, ovate, acute or acuminate, serrate.
  • Flowers : Yellow, axillary, solitary or in clusters at the ends of the branches.
  • Fruits : Globose, finely hairy. Seeds brown.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : October - November
  • Significance : A common herb in wastelands.