Common Name: Arrowleaf Sida, Paddy’s lucerne, Cuban jute, Sida retusa. Scientific Name: Sida rhombifolia. Family: Malvaceae. Genus: Sida. Plant type: Perennial or Sometimes annual.
Sida rhombifolia (Arrowleaf Sida, Paddy’s lucerne, Cuban jute) is a flowering plant in the Family Malvaceae. The stems are erect to sprawling and branched, growing 50 cm to 120 cm in height. The dark green leaves are lanceolate, 1.5–8.5 cm long, 0.6–4 cm wide. The flower are orange-yellow, They consist of five petals that are 4 to 8 millimeters long. flowers mostly solitary in leaf axils.