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Digital Herbaria

Sida rhombifolia

Sida rhombifolia L.

Cuban Jute, Axocatzin

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I?), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Sida rhombifolia

Arrowleaf Sida, Axocatzin


Location: Rear garden, 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Damp, alluvial, semi-shaded soil. Scattered among herbaceous plants.

Description: Erect, single stalked, suffrutescent perennial, 1+ m tall from stout, 12 cm taproot & many fiberous roots. Stalk 4 mm dia w/few ascending branches. Leaves (3-4) W=L, rhombic to lanceolate, finely serrate, short petiolate; stipules persistant, involuce-none. Peduncles axillary, solitary, shorter than subtending leaf. Calyx moderately accrescent. Carpels-10.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 15, 1993
Specimen number: 514

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0775
Accession Date: May 26, 1994
Accession Number: 58

Annotations: (In fruit) SXFRB

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