Sida cordifolia L.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Sida cordifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sida cordifolia L.
  • Common name : Country Mallow
  • Vernacular name : Bala (San.); Chikana (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10556, CJS 19088
  • Key identification features : A much-branched herb, softly hairy. Leaves are ovate with cordate base and toothed at margins. Flowers are small (1.5 cm across), axillary, with yellow petals. Fruits are rounded with fruitlets having 2 short spines. Mericarps are 8-10 seeded, black to brown in colour.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi

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