Sida hackettiana W.Fitzg.
J.& Proc.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 3:171 (1918)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 24 September 1996

Rounded shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Jun. Stony plains.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley.

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

Herb or shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 15-105 mm long, 5-40 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with non-tubercle-based simple hairs, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves), 18 mm long. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 2 mm long; indumentum present, with simple hairs, with stellate hairs. Calyx green, 4-4.5 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length or fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla yellow, 5-6 mm long, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 1.4-1.5 mm long; anthers 0.3-0.4 mm long. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, 4-4.5 mm long, with five or numerous style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time March, April, May or June. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Central Kimberley or Dampierland.