Malvastrum coromandelianum (L.) Garcke (Images by Bhagyashri Ranade (validation by Dr.Nidhan Singh) & Nidhan Singh (Inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade & J.M.Garg))



Sida acuta Burm.f. (Images by Bhagyashri Ranade (Identified by Tanay Bose) & Balkar Singh & Ritesh Kumar Chaudhary (Inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade)) 


… these are the main differences between Sida and Malvastrum.

1. Epicalyx 3: Leaves pinnately veined, capsule not winged: MALVASTRUM.
2. Epicalyx absent, capsule truncate at apex, not winged, Flower opens at morning, carpel 1 ovuled- SIDA  

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