Taxon: Sida rhombifolia L.

 
Genus: Sida
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 33900
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:684. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (cultivated in India fide Weeds Rice Indonesia)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Healing Pl India)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Free State, - Gauteng, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga, - North West, - Northern Cape; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Niger; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    • China: China - Fujian, - Hubei, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Egypt - Sinai
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey, - Pennsylvania
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Federal District, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Tabasco, - Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - Victoria, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory
    • New Zealand: New Zealand - North Island
  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

  • Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image