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  Sida mysorensis
  Citation:  Sida mysorensis Wight & Arn., Prodr. 59. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 322. 1874; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 77. 1985; T.K. Paul & M.P. Nayar, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 19: 209. 1988; T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3:286.1993; Sivar. & Pradeep, Malvac. Southern Peninsular India 271. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 62. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 33. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 38. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 30. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 89. 2005; M. Mohanan & A.V.N. Rao in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 392. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 130. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 155. 2009. Sida hirta Wall., Cat. n. 1855, 1828, non Lam. 1783. Sida glutinosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 172. 1832, non Cav. 1785; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 89(64). 1915; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 90. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 64. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 77. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 83. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 82. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 32. 1995; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 100. 2002. Sida urticifolia Wight & Arn., Prodr. 59. 1834, non St. Hill. 1828.
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  Description: Erect subshrubs, stem viscid, green, densely invested with stellate, gland-tipped and simple patent hairs. Leaves simple, alternate, 3-5 x 2-3.5 cm, broadly ovate, apex acute to acuminate, base cordate, margins serrate-crenate; 5-7-nerved at base, pubescent with stellate and simple hairs intermingled with gland-hairs on both surfaces; petioles to 3 cm long; stipules c. 5 mm long, linear, pubescent. Flowers axillary, solitary or often in 5-7-flowered, lax racemes; pedicels to 5 mm long, filiform, jointed above middle. Calyx to 7 mm long, campanulate, divided to the middle; lobes 5, triangular, densely covered with both stellate and simple hairs externally. Corolla c. 8 mm across, orangish-yellow; petals c. 5 x 3 mm , obovate, emarginate or retuse at apex. Staminal column to 3 mm long; anthers 10-14, yellow. Ovary c. 2 mm across, subglobose; styles and stigmas 5, yellow. Schizocarp c. 3 mm long; mericarps 5, to 3 x 2 mm, trigonous; seeds c. 2 mm long, reniform, brownish-black.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-February
  District(s): All Districts
  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South and South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 400-650
  Localities: Peechi, Alampetty, Thekkady, Mukkali forests, Peruvaripallam, Mannarappara, Pathenthode, Kannoth, Taliparamba, Champakulam, Pooyamkutty, Kulathupuzha, Koviltherimala, Karamanayar region
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