Taxon: Sida acuta Burm. f.

 
Genus: Sida
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 33885
Place of publication: Fl. indica 147. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • broomweed  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • southern sida  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • spiny-head sida  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • herbe à paniers  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • hosoba-kingojika  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • guaxuma  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • relógio-de-vaqueiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • relógio-vassoura  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • tupitixa  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • vassoura-preta  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • vassourinha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • babosilla  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • escoba blanca  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • escobilla  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • escobilla blanca  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • huinar  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • malva colorada  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • malva de Castilla  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • huang hua ren  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Other


    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India ; Nepal ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia Java; Philippines
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Georgia, South Carolina
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Anguilla ; Antigua and Barbuda ; Bahamas ; Barbados ; Cuba ; Dominica ; Grenada ; Hispaniola ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Montserrat ; Netherlands Antilles Saba; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts and Nevis ; St. Lucia ; Virgin Islands (British) ; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; Guatemala ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Ecuador Galapagos Islands, Chimborazo, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha; Peru Cuzco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martin, Ucayali

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania ; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Spain Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi ; Mozambique ; Zambia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa ; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire ; Ghana ; Liberia ; Nigeria ; Sierra Leone ; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi ; Cameroon ; Congo ; Gabon ; Rwanda ; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: British Indian Ocean Terr Diego Garcia; Madagascar ; Mayotte ; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    • Western Asia: Israel ; Jordan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea ; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam ; Marshall Islands ; Micronesia ; Northern Mariana Islands ; Palau
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji ; Nauru ; New Caledonia ; Niue ; Samoa ; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador Galapagos Islands

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:186-190.
  • Botanical Survey of India Fascicles of flora of India. 1978- (Fasc F India)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  • Danin, A. Distribution atlas of plants in the Flora Palaestina area. (Atlas Palest)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1985. Sidus sidarum: 5. The North and Central American species of Sida (Sida) 11:87-88.
  • Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. Flora of Oman. 2003- (F Oman)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Kearney, T. H. 1954. A tentative key to the North American species of Sida L. Leafl. W. Bot. 7:144.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Krapovickas, A. 2003. Sida sección Distichifolia (Monteiro) Krapov. comb. nov., stat. nov. (Malvaceae-Malveae) (Bonplandia) 12:87-90.
  • Kress, W. J. et al. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45. 2003 (L Myanmar)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Sida acuta Burm. f. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image