Sida intricata F.Muell. Tangled Sida
Trans.Philos.Soc.Victoria 1:19 (1854)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 24 September 1996

Erect or spreading shrub, 0.13-0.3 m high. Fl. yellow, Feb or Aug to Sep. Clay, clayey sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Murchison, Nullarbor, Pilbara, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Carnegie, Central, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Lateritic Plain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mardabilla, Roebourne, Shield, Tallering, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Coolgardie, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 18 May 2017

Herb or shrub. Stems glabrous. Leaves 5-17 mm long, 2-7 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate; 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, 2.5-5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Calyx green, 2-2.4 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla yellow, 3-3.2 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 0.4-0.5 mm long; anthers 0.2-0.3 mm long. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, 1.8-3.2 mm long, with four or numerous style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles) (?), indehiscent and not splitting into sections (drupes) (?) or indehiscent and splitting into sections (schizocarps) (?). Flowering time February, August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Pilbara, Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Central Ranges, Yalgoo, Murchison, Great Victorian Desert, Coolgardie or Nullarbor.