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Sida acuta Burm. f.;

Coarse, weedy herb; leaves alternate, simple, lance-elliptic, base acute, margin toothed, apex acute; flowers axillary; petals yellow; filaments united forming a column surrounding the style, yellow; fruit a capsule enveloped by the leafy persistent calyx.

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Listed as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981, Suarez Molina 1981).