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Sida acuta


Sida acuta
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Copyright: Nirmal Roberts (nirmalroberts) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 345 W: 64 N: 705] (2857)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09-03
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S6500fd, Fujinon f=6.2-66.7(28-300)mm 1:2.8-4.9, Marumi 58mm UV Haze
Exposure: f/8, 1/40 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-03 2:22
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Sida acuta.
Synonyms: Sida spiraeifolia, S. carpinifolia, S. ulmifolia.
Common names: Common Sida, Prickly Sida, Broomweeds, Wireweed, Cheeseweed.
Common Hindi name: Bala.
Plant: 1m. Shrub with slender branches and fibrous stems.
Leaves: Slightly concave oval or elongated leaves with a shiny surface and toothed margins.
Flower: 10mm across. The flowers are yellow, conspicuous and borne on short stalks in the leaf axils along the branches.
Fruit: The fruit is a dark brown capsule; it splits into 6-10 single-seeded segments when ripe.
Native to pantropical regions, it can be found throughout the warm regions of the world. Sida is a weed of tropical pastures.
Bala's leaves and roots are used in traditional medicine.
My apologies for earlier identifying this plant as Sida rhombifolia.

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Bonjour Nirmal,
Je préfère ta précédente publication sur la même espèce car elle est plus fine avec une meilleure maitrise de la profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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