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Annual or short-lived perennial suffrutex, less than 1 m with most parts covered in rough stellate hairs. Leaves lanceolate; margins coarsely serrate. Flowers solitary in the upper leaf axils, cream or pale yellow. Epicalyx segments linear, 5 × 1 mm. This species is similar to Sida spp. but is distinguished by the prescence of epicalyx bracts.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe


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