genus Sida


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Noun1.genus Sida - large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substancesgenus Sida - large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Sida hermaphrodita, Virginia mallow - tall handsome perennial herb of southeastern United States having maplelike leaves and white flowers
jellyleaf, Queensland hemp, Sida rhombifolia - herb widely distributed in tropics and subtropics used for forage and medicinally as a demulcent and having a fine soft bast stronger than jute; sometimes an aggressive weed
Indian mallow, Sida spinosa - tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United States
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Chemically the members of the genus Sida contain [beta]-phenethylamines ([beta]-phenethylamine, ephedrine and [phi] ephedrine), quinazolines (vasicine, vasicinol and vasicinone) and carboxylated tryptamines in addition to choline and betaine [3].