Sida trichopoda F.Muell.
Linnaea 25:384 (1853)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 22 September 1997

Sprawling to erect perennial, herb or shrub, 0.2-0.5 m high. Stony plain.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Fortescue, Hamersley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Herb or shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 8-40 mm long, 2-10 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 10 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Calyx green, 4.3 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla yellow or cream, 9.5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 2 mm long; anthers 0.7 mm long. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, 6.5 mm long, with five or numerous style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time April, August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Pilbara.