Sida tragiifolia

A. Gray

Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6: 164. 1850

Common names: Noseburn-leaf sida earleaf fanpetals
Selected by author to be illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 318. Mentioned on page 312.
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Illustrator: Linny Heagy
Herbs or subshrubs, perennial, 0.5 m. Stems erect, minutely stellate-hairy, hairs 0.3–0.4 mm, sometimes also with staminal column hairy; style 8-branched. Schizocarps oblate, 5–6 mm diam., apically hairy; mericarps 8+, 3 mm, strongly reticulate laterally, apically dehiscent, apex 2-spined or not, spines to 1 mm, sometimes suppressed, apex hispid.

Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Arid shrublands
Elevation: 500–1500 m


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Ariz., Tex., Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas).


Within the flora area, Sida tragiifolia is known in Graham, Pima, and Santa Cruz counties, Arizona, and in Brewster, Cameron, Hidalgo, and Presidio counties, Texas.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Facts about "Sida tragiifolia"
AuthorPaul A. Fryxell† + and Steven R. Hill +
AuthorityA. Gray +
Common nameNoseburn-leaf sida + and earleaf fanpetals +
DistributionAriz. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila +, Nuevo León + and Tamaulipas). +
Elevation500–1500 m +
HabitatArid shrublands +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
PhenologyFlowering spring–fall. +
Publication titleBoston J. Nat. Hist. +
Publication year1850 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V6/V6 584.xml +
Special statusSelected by author to be illustrated +
SynonymsDictyocarpus +, Malvinda + and Pseudomalachra +
Taxon familyMalvaceae +
Taxon nameSida tragiifolia +
Taxon parentSida +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 6 +