Sida cleisocalyx F.Muell.
Fragm. 10:73 (1876)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 29 June 1999

Sprawling shrub, to 0.3 m high, bladdery calyx. Sand. Stony rises, alluvial plains.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Tanami P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Halls Creek.

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

Herb or shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 15-40 mm long, 8-14 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present and persistent to older leaves or present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Fruits indehiscent and splitting into sections (schizocarps), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; apex rounded; calyx deciduous before maturity; carpels 5; seeds per loculus 1. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Tanami.