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Genus: Sida

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Malvales > Family: Malvaceae

About 150 species, distributed in the tropics and subtropics, especially in the Americas. There are 13 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Sida acuta


Sida alba


Sida chrysantha


Sida cordifolia

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Sida dregei


Sida javensis

[= Sida pilosa]

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Sida ovata

[= Sida hoepfneri]

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Sida pseudocordifolia


Sida rhombifolia (Queensland hemp)



Sida serratifolia


Sida spinosa


Sida ternata


Sida urens

Recorded from Zimbabwe.



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