Annual or perennial herbs or suffrutices. Leaves (in ours), serrate, crenate-serrate or lobed. Flowers orange, yellow or cream. Epicalyx 0. Fruit of 5 to 12 mericarps, dehiscent at the apex, base or indehiscent, usually acute, beaked or awned, each containing one seed. Note that Malvastrum coromandelianum looks like a species of Sida and grows in similar habitat... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
3.85%6 of 156 accepted Species.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.